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Stories that are tagged 'tax rates'

ATO Issues Backpacker Tax Registration Reminder

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Last updated 42 hours ago | Monday, January 16, 2017

The Australian Taxation Office has issued a reminder to tax advisers on the new obligations their clients will have to meet when employing working holiday makers. Read Full Story


Taiwan Hikes Inheritance, Cigarette Taxes

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Friday, January 13, 2017

Parliamentary approval was received on January 11 for the Taiwanese Government's proposals to hike cigarette and inheritance taxes, to find the extra funds needed to finance a long-term elderly care program. Read Full Story


Greek Aegean Islands To Lose VAT Rate Perk

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Greece removed preferential value-added tax rates for a further group of islands from the beginning of this year. Read Full Story


Irish Revenue Releases 2016 Property Tax Statistics

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Thursday, January 12, 2017

The Irish Revenue has announced Local Property Tax receipts of EUR463m (USD486.6m) in 2016 and a compliance rate of 97 percent for the year. Read Full Story


South Africa Cuts Air Passenger Taxes

by Lorys Charalambous,, Cyprus

Monday, January 9, 2017

On January 5, Airports Company South Africa announced that it has received approval to charge reduced air passenger duties, aircraft landing fees, and aircraft parking fees, with effect from April 1, 2017. Read Full Story


South Korea Provides Tax Guide For Foreign Workers

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Friday, January 6, 2017

The South Korean National Tax Service has issued its Easy Guide for Foreigners' Year-end Tax Settlement, to help foreign residents in the country to file a return and settle the taxes due on their 2016 income. Read Full Story


Alberta Begins Paying Carbon Tax Rebates

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Friday, January 6, 2017

On January 5, the Albertan Government began paying carbon levy rebates to low- and middle-income households. Read Full Story


Once-Competitive Alberta Falls Behind Canadian, US States

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Friday, January 6, 2017

Alberta has lost its "tax advantage" against Canada's other provinces and peer energy jurisdictions in the US, according to research by the Fraser Institute. Read Full Story


US Anti-Subsidy Duties Finalized For Indian, Sri Lankan Tires

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Friday, January 6, 2017

On January 4, the Department of Commerce announced its final decision that, while Indian manufacturers/exporters have not dumped the same products into the United States at less than fair value, it will impose anti-subsidy countervailing duties on the imports of certain new pneumatic off-the-road tires. Read Full Story


2016 'A Good Year For Irish Public Finances'

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Irish Finance Minister Michael Noonan has said that "the amount of tax collected in 2016 is at an historic high." Read Full Story




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