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Stories that are tagged 'tax rates'




Switzerland To Draw Up New Corporate Tax Plan

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

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

The Swiss Federal Council has asked the Finance Department to draw up new proposals for corporation tax reform by mid-2017 at the latest, following its recent referendum defeat. Read Full Story

 

Macao Urged To Hike Individual Taxes

by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong

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

Macao may need to significantly reduce its already low income tax rates to attract foreign investors and professionals as revenues from its gaming industry fall, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said. Read Full Story

 

Hong Kong's Budget Provides Tax Relief

by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong

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

Hong Kong's Financial Secretary, Paul Chan, has announced measures to boost the territory's economy in his 2017-2018 Budget. Read Full Story

 

British Columbia Reforms PST, Corporate Tax Rates

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-news.com, Washington

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

British Columbia is to phase out the provincial sales tax on electricity and reduce the small business tax rate. Read Full Story

 

BCA Opposes Changes To Aus Petroleum Resource Rent Tax

by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong

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

In its submission to the Petroleum Resource Rent Tax review, the Business Council of Australia has said that the Government should not pursue changes to the regime unless there are clear benefits from doing so. Read Full Story

 

Hong Kong, Pakistan Sign DTA

by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

On February 17, Hong Kong and Pakistan signed a comprehensive double taxation agreement, which sets out the allocation of taxing rights between the two jurisdictions and will aid the assessment of tax liabilities arising out of cross-border economic activities. Read Full Story

 

Greece Referred To European Court Over Excise Duty

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

The European Commission has referred Greece to the Court of Justice in a case concerning the reduced rate of excise duty it applies to the alcoholic spirits Tsipouro and TsikoudiĆ . Read Full Story

 

ECJ Publishes Apple's State Aid Appeal

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Apple has claimed that the European Commission erred in its interpretation of Irish law and violated the principle of legal certainty in ordering the recovery of alleged illegal state aid granted to Apple. Read Full Story

 

Think Tank: British Columbia Carbon Tax Not Revenue Neutral

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-news.com, Washington

Monday, February 20, 2017

British Columbia's carbon tax is no longer revenue neutral and could result in almost CAD900m (USD687.7m) in higher taxes over the six-year period to 2018-19, according to a new study by think tank the Fraser Institute. Read Full Story

 

Greece Should Broaden Income Tax Base And Tackle Evasion: IMF

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, February 17, 2017

Greece needs to overhaul its tax system as part of the solution to the country's economic woes, the International Monetary Fund said in its annual Article IV report for the country. Read Full Story

 

 

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