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Austria To Halve Air Travel Tax

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, March 17, 2017

Austria's air passenger tax will be reduced by 50 percent under proposals approved by the Council of Ministers earlier this month.
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Hong Kong Proposes New Aircraft Leasing Incentives

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

Monday, March 13, 2017

The Hong Kong Government on March 10 published the Inland Revenue Amendment (No. 2) Bill 2017, which contains measures designed to boost the territory's attractiveness as a location for aircraft leasing.
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Ghana's 2017 Budget Looks For Improved Tax Compliance

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Monday, March 6, 2017

As promised in the recent elections, and despite the country's significantly increased fiscal deficit in 2016, Ghana's new Government has decided to balance its election promise of beginning a program of tax cuts to boost private sector growth, with an attack on tax non-compliance.
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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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