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Stories that are tagged 'tax rates'




Tanzania Slaps Acacia Mining With USD190bn Tax Fine

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Last updated 5 hours ago | Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Acacia Mining has said that it rejects the legitimacy of a series of tax assessments, said to be worth about USD190bn, from the tax authority in Tanzania. Read Full Story

 

Bipartisan Support For Territorial US Tax System, BEPS Measures

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Last updated 5 hours ago | Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Orrin Hatch (R - UT) has said that members of Congress from both parties support replacing the US worldwide tax basis system for a territorial tax system. Read Full Story

 

Armenia Seeking Fairer, Watertight Tax Regime

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Last updated 29 hours ago | Monday, July 24, 2017

The International Monetary Fund has said that Armenia's tax code and redoubled efforts to tackle fiscal crime will boost the nation's finances considerably. Read Full Story

 

Australia Announces Housing Tax Breaks

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

Friday, July 21, 2017

The Australian Government has unveiled a package of housing tax breaks, including a new scheme for first-time buyers, a superannuation incentive for downsizers, and tighter rules for foreign residents. Read Full Story

 

IMF Urges Growth-Friendly Tax Cuts For Greece

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Friday, July 21, 2017

The International Monetary Fund has welcomed measures aimed at widening Greece's tax base, but has recommended that strict budget targets should be relaxed to allow for growth-friendly tax cuts. Read Full Story

 

Think Tank Warns Canada Against Over-Taxing Cannabis

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-news.com, Washington

Thursday, July 20, 2017

The CD Howe Institute has warned the Canadian Government against imposing overly high taxes on the sale of recreational cannabis, which it said would only encourage consumers to switch to illegal supply. Read Full Story

 

India Tinkers With Tobacco Tax Level

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

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

India's Goods and Services Tax Council has decided to increase taxes on cigarettes, following an unintended tax windfall for the industry. Read Full Story

 

Canada To Close Tax Loopholes

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-news.com, Washington

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau has announced that he intends to crack down on tax planning strategies that involve private corporations. Read Full Story

 

US House Committee Discusses Small Business Tax Reform

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Monday, July 17, 2017

Small business owners have given evidence before the Ways and Means Tax Policy Subcommittee that lower tax rates, a simpler tax code, and certainty are critical elements of any tax reform package. Read Full Story

 

EU Approves Irish Air Tax Exemption

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Monday, July 17, 2017

The European Commission has concluded that an exemption for transfer and transit passengers from the Irish air travel tax was in line with EU state aid rules. Read Full Story

 

 

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