Local property tax (Taxe Fonciere) in France increased by almost 15 percent on average from 2010 to 2015, according to the French association of landlords, UNPI.Read Full Story
Ten more countries have been assessed as having made improvements to their frameworks to exchange information with other countries to tackle tax evasion.Read Full Story
Paraguay ratified the World Trade Organization's Trade Facilitation Agreement on March 1, 2016, becoming the 70th WTO member – and the second South American member after Guyana – to do so.Read Full Story
Guyana broadened the scope of its zero rate of value-added tax and made other changes to its indirect tax regime in its recent Budget.Read Full Story
Guyana's Parliament on July 30, 2015, passed an amendment to the Customs Act to cease the collection of a contentious environmental tax that had been the subject of more than a decade of legal challenges.Read Full Story
Just days before the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act's entry into force, China and the United States initialed a model one intergovernmental agreement (IGA) on June 26, 2014, to simplify the process for financial institutions in both territories to provide relevant information to support tax enforcement activities under the Act. Read Full Story
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