The withholding tax agreement between Switzerland and the UK will end on January 1, 2017, when a new tax information exchange agreement between Switzerland and the EU enters into force. Read Full Story
The withholding tax agreement between Switzerland and Austria will be terminated on January 1, 2017, when the agreement between Switzerland and the EU on the automatic exchange of tax information enters into force. Read Full Story
Law enforcement agencies from twelve member states and Europol have arrested members of a group responsible for value-added tax fraud worth EUR320m (USD348m). Read Full Story
The Governments of Japan and Austria have agreed in principle to amend their double taxation avoidance agreement to further promote trade and investment between the two countries.Read Full Story
On October 12, the Italian financial police said it had broke up a value-added tax fraud ring allegedly involved in transactions totaling EUR930m, through 180 companies in 15 European Union (EU) countries.Read Full Story
While fiscal consolidation was the key driver of tax reforms in the years following the global economic crisis, the main emphasis of recent tax reforms has shifted back to tax measures aimed at boosting economic growth, according to a new OECD report.Read Full Story
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