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EFTA Approves Eco Tax Incentives For Norwegian Ships

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, December 2, 2016

The European Free Trade Association Surveillance Authority has approved a tax-based state aid scheme aimed at reducing maritime transport pollution in Norway.
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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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EFTA Approves Norwegian Tonnage Tax Extension

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Monday, November 14, 2016

The European Free Trade Association Surveillance Authority has approved a six-month extension of the current Norwegian special tax system for shipping under the area's state aid rules.
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Hong Kong, Russia DTA Enters Into Force

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

Friday, August 5, 2016

The comprehensive double taxation agreement between Hong Kong and Russia, which was signed in January this year, entered into force on July 29, 2016, and will be in effect in Hong Kong for any year of assessment beginning on or after April 1, 2017.
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EFTA States Conclude Georgia FTA, Begin Ecuador Talks

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Monday, July 4, 2016

The member states of the European Free Trade Association signed a free trade agreement with Georgia during a meeting on June 27, 2016.
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Norway's Tax Refunds For Ship Owners Approved

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, April 29, 2016

The European Free Trade Association Surveillance Authority has approved a Norwegian state aid scheme which grants tax refunds to ship owners.
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EFTA Signs FTA With The Philippines

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Representatives of the European Free Trade Association - Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland - and the Philippines signed a free trade agreement in the Swiss capital of Bern on April 28.
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Dutch Ports Appeal Against EU Tax Ruling

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

The European Commission's ruling directing the Government of the Netherlands to repeal corporate tax exemptions benefiting six seaports will be appealed by the ports in question.
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London On-Water Boat Show To Open In May

Monday, February 29, 2016

The organizers of last year's St Katharine Docks On-Water Exhibition have announced that they are planning an event this year, on May 4-7, that will be double the size of last year's, renamed as "The London On-Water Yacht and Boat Show."
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Container Shipping Lines Offer Pricing Policy Shake-up

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Monday, February 29, 2016

The European Commission has invited comments on commitments offered by fifteen container liner shipping companies to address concerns raised relating to concerted practices.
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Inmarsat Hails Progress Towards Truly Global Internet

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Monday, February 29, 2016

Inmarsat, together with Global Marine Networks and Network Innovations, announced on February 22 that the trial of Fleet Xpress in Antartic waters was a success. The service – the world's first globally available high-speed broadband service from a single network operator – was installed on board the adventure cruise ship Ocean Nova.
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