Qatar is planning to introduce a sin tax on luxury items and products that are "harmful to human health and the environment," in line with the unified agreement among Gulf Cooperation Council member states.Read Full Story
Oman increased its airport tax by OMR1 (USD2.6) to OMR11 per head on January 1, 2017.Read Full Story
President Barack Obama has signed a proclamation that tidies up various outstanding trade tariff issues, including the implementation of US tariff preferences for Nepal and the Central African Republic.Read Full Story
Legislation to eliminate more than 100 taxes and fees in Romania will be sent back to parliament after being backed by the country's constitutional court.Read Full Story
The introduction of an EU-wide common consolidated corporation tax base could result in Ireland's potential economic output being 1.5 percent lower than it would otherwise be the case, according to modelling by the Economic and Social Research Institute. Read Full Story
The tax-to-GDP ratio in the European Union remained stable in 2015, while the ratio in the Eurozone was down slightly on the previous year. Read Full Story
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