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Hong Kong's Budget Provides Tax Relief

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

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.
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US Bill To Give Aircraft Management Services Tax Break

by Scott Hamilton, Tax-News.com, Washington

Friday, February 10, 2017

Companion bills to provide an exemption from the excise tax on air transportation for payments by aircraft owners for aircraft management services have been reintroduced into the US Senate and House of Representatives.
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South Africa Cuts Air Passenger Taxes

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, 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.
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Sweden Mulls New Aviation Tax

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, December 8, 2016

A commission appointed by the Swedish Government to explore options for taxing air travel has recommended the introduction of a three-tier flight tax based on distance traveled.
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MENA Airlines Concerned About Rising Tax Burden

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Aviation industry players in the Middle East and North Africa region are concerned about rising taxes and charges, says the International Air Transport Association.
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Seychelles Issues Final Ruling On Expenses Deduction

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Thursday, November 24, 2016

The Seychelles Revenue Commission has issued its final Public Ruling 2016-2 to provide clarity regarding the methodology used to calculate the additional special business tax deduction allowed for marketing and promotion expenditure.
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Tax Agreement For Swiss-French Airport

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Monday, November 7, 2016

Switzerland and France have initialled an agreement on the tax system applying to EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse.
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EU Welcomes Landmark Aviation Industry CO2 Deal

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Monday, October 10, 2016

On October 6, 2016, a new global market-based measure to control carbon dioxide emissions from international aviation was agreed by government, industry, and civil society representatives.
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Sweden Unveils Eco Tax Strategy

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Monday, October 10, 2016

The Swedish Government has announced its intention to take additional tax measures to reduce household waste and encourage "sustainable consumption."
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Airlines Call For Abolition Of UK APD

by Amanda Banks, Tax-News.com, London

Monday, September 12, 2016

Trade association Airlines for Europe has called on the UK Government to abolish Air Passenger Duty, to boost economic output by 1.7 percent and create 61,000 new jobs by 2020.
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Ryanair To Invest In Italy After Tax U-Turn

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Budget airline Ryanair has announced that it will invest USD1bn in its operations in Italy after the Italian Government agreed not to impose a previously agreed increase to airport taxes.
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