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Stories that are tagged 'tax avoidance'




Noonan Provides Update On Irish Voluntary Disclosures

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Last updated 4 hours ago | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Irish Finance Minister Michael Noonan has confirmed that 13 voluntary disclosures relating to offshore matters have been made since the Budget announcement that the regime would change from May 2017. Read Full Story

 

French Left Candidate Proposes 90 Percent Tax

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Last updated 28 hours ago | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Jean-Luc Melenchon, a left-wing candidate in the French presidential race, has proposed a 90 percent rate of tax on high incomes as part of a EUR273bn (USD290bn) fiscal program designed to boost the French economy. Read Full Story

 

EU Reaches Agreement On Tackling Hybrid Mismatches

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Last updated 28 hours ago | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

On February 21, 2017, the European Council reached a compromise on a new Directive aimed at closing down hybrid mismatches between EU tax systems and those of non-EU countries. Read Full Story

 

Irish FM Criticizes EU's BEPS Response

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Monday, February 20, 2017

Irish Finance Minister Michael Noonan has criticized the EU's proposals for a common consolidated corporate tax base and public country-by-country reporting as "against the BEPS consensus." Read Full Story

 

Irish Revenue Launches Self-Assessment Compliance Drive

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Monday, February 20, 2017

The Irish Revenue is to write to all self-assessed taxpayers who filed their 2015 Income Tax Return with advice on how to correct errors or omissions in any tax return they have filed. Read Full Story

 

Dutch Parties Likely To Increase Company Tax Burden

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Monday, February 20, 2017

While most of the political parties expected to form the next governing coalition in the Netherlands have pledged to reduce the overall tax burden by 2021, the tax burden on companies will rise under most parties' plans, according to the Netherlands Bureau for Policy Analysis. Read Full Story

 

UK VAT Flat Rate Scheme Changes Too Far-reaching, Warn Tax Experts

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Friday, February 17, 2017

HM Revenue and Customs's new measure to crackdown on abuse of a VAT simplification scheme for small businesses may be ineffective and have unwelcome consequences for tax-compliant businesses, the Chartered Institute of Taxation has said. Read Full Story

 

Netherlands, Uzbekistan Sign Anti-Abuse Agreement

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, February 17, 2017

The Netherlands has signed a protocol to its double tax avoidance treaty with Uzbekistan, designed to prevent the treaty from being inappropriately used to avoid taxes. Read Full Story

 

MEPs Call For EU-Wide Protection For Whistle-blowers

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Members of the European Parliament have called on the European Commission to immediately put forward plans for an "effective and comprehensive whistle-blower protection program." Read Full Story

 

IRS Warns On Micro-Captive Insurance Tax Shelters

by Scott Hamilton, Tax-News.com, Washington

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

For the third consecutive year, the US Internal Revenue Service has placed abusive micro-captive insurance tax shelters on its list of top tax scams to watch out for in the 2017 filing season. Read Full Story

 

 

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