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Stories that are tagged 'value added tax (VAT)'

France Open To Negotiated Tax Settlement With Google

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

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

France intends to appeal against a recent court decision in favor of Google in a major tax avoidance case, but is open to settling the dispute outside of court, a government minister has said. Read Full Story


Malaysia Hints At Sector Tax Breaks In Upcoming Budget

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

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

Malaysia is to use targeted tax breaks to support certain industries in this year's budget and in particular small and medium sized businesses, according to a government minister. Read Full Story


Armenia Seeking Fairer, Watertight Tax Regime

by Ulrika Lomas,, 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


IMF Praises Saudi Tax Reforms

by Lorys Charalambous,, Cyprus

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

Saudi Arabia has received praise for the International Monetary Fund for recent and planned indirect tax reforms, to broaden the tax base away from oil, but said the timetable for introducing value-added tax could be challenging. Read Full Story


UK To Levy VAT On Telecoms Services For Overseas Brits

by Amanda Banks,, London

Friday, July 21, 2017

HM Revenue and Customs has published details of new provisions for a value-added tax charge on UK consumers using B2C telecommunication services outside the EU. Read Full Story


Poland Should Maintain Hiked VAT Rate, IMF Says

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Friday, July 21, 2017

Poland should maintain an increase to its value-added tax rate that was introduced in 2011 beyond 2018 until higher revenues from tax administration reforms are realized, the International Monetary Fund has said. Read Full Story


Irish Committee Calls For WHT For Overseas Artists

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Friday, July 21, 2017

The Irish Parliament's arts committee has recommended the introduction of a "foreign artists' withholding tax scheme." Read Full Story


Luxembourg's E-Commerce VAT Revenues Plunge

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Friday, July 21, 2017

Value-added tax revenues from e-commerce activities in Luxembourg have declined sharply in the wake of European Union measures to reduce VAT competition in the EU. Read Full Story


Finnish Tax Revenue Growth Slowed In 2016

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Thursday, July 20, 2017

The Finnish statistics agency has reported on tax revenue growth in the territory in 2016. Read Full Story


Canadian Mining Firm Challenging 'Retaliatory' Romanian VAT Claim

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Canadian resource company Gabriel Resources Ltd has said that it will "vigorously challenge" a value-added tax assessment issued by the Romanian tax authority, ANAF, which it says is linked to its decision to begin arbitration proceedings against the Romanian Government. Read Full Story




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