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Stories that are tagged 'Professionals'




Irish Leadership Contender Sets Out Tax Cut Plans

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-news.com, London

Monday, March 27, 2017

Fine Gael leadership contender Leo Varadkar has described Ireland's high marginal income tax rate as "a real problem" and said that reforming tax and social insurance could help "attract and retain talented people." Read Full Story

 

Canadian Budget Focuses On 'Tax Fairness'

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-news.com, Washington

Thursday, March 23, 2017

The tax measures contained in Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau's second Budget are focused on closing loopholes, cracking down on tax evasion and improving tax reliefs for the "middle class." Read Full Story

 

UK U-Turns On National Insurance Levy Hike

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Thursday, March 16, 2017

UK Chancellor Philip Hammond has backtracked on plans to increase National Insurance (social security) contributions for self-employed people. Read Full Story

 

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. Read Full Story

 

UK Budget Likely To Feature Self-Employment Tax Reforms

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Thursday, March 2, 2017

The UK Government is expected to announce changes to the tax rules for self-employed people in the UK's imminent Budget announcement. Read Full Story

 

IRS Reminds International Taxpayers of Filing Obligations

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

The Internal Revenue Service has reminded certain non-US citizens, such as international students and scholars working or receiving scholarship funds, that they may have special requirements to file a US tax return. Read Full Story

 

MEPs Call For Wider Access To Beneficial Ownership Data

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

EU citizens would be able to view information in registers of beneficial ownership without having to demonstrate a "legitimate interest," under proposed amendments the Anti-Money Laundering Directive. Read Full Story

 

Unique Scottish Tax Rules Add To Complexity

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Monday, February 27, 2017

Scotland's decision to set different income tax bands from the rest of the UK is likely to result in increased complexity for some Scottish taxpayers, says the Chartered Institute of Taxation. Read Full Story

 

Lobby Groups Seek Rational UK Alcohol Tax Regime

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Friday, February 24, 2017

The UK Chancellor is coming under pressure to use the upcoming Budget to hike duty on cheap, high strength alcohol. Read Full Story

 

Macao Urged To Hike Individual Taxes

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

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Macao may need to significantly reduce its already low income tax rates to attract foreign investors and professionals as revenues from its gaming industry fall, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said. Read Full Story

 

 

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