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Stories that are tagged 'Unemployment'

Romania May Miss Fiscal Deficit Targets

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Romania risks missing its fiscal consolidation targets because of overly generous fiscal policies, the International Monetary Fund has said. Read Full Story


OECD Calls On Spain To Expand Value-Added Tax Base

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Spain could make its tax system more efficient by scrapping income tax exemptions and by increasing value-added tax and environmental taxes, a new report from the OECD says. Read Full Story


Freelancers Challenges IFS Report On Self Employment Taxes

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

The Freelancer and Contractor Services Association has challenged a report that sought to provide evidence of the need to equalize National Insurance (social security) contributions for employed and self-employed persons in the UK. Read Full Story


Irish CEOs Fearful Of Brexit

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Nearly three-quarters of Irish CEOs surveyed by professional services firm PwC said they are concerned that Brexit will impact the Irish economy negatively "when the dust settles." Read Full Story


Irish Economy To Receive Brexit Blow

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

The UK's exit from the European Union will have a "severe" impact on the Irish economy, according to modeling published by the Irish Finance Department. Read Full Story


OECD Calls For Broader Tax Bases In MENA Territories

by Lorys Charalambous,, Cyprus

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Middle Eastern and North African countries should press ahead with further economic and structural reforms to boost flagging trade and investment, restore public trust. and create jobs for the region's young population, the OECD told ministers from the region. Read Full Story


Ireland Reports Revenues Buoyant Ahead Of Budget

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Irish tax revenues were up 1.5 percent on target for the first nine months of the year, according to the final Exchequer figures to be released ahead of next week's Budget. Read Full Story


UK Businesses 'In The Dark' Over Apprenticeship Levy

by Amanda Banks,, London

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

A British Chamber of Commerce survey has found that 40 percent of business leaders are unaware of the Apprenticeship Levy, which is to be introduced in the UK from April 2017. Read Full Story


Australia Launches Review Of 'Backpacker Tax' Policy

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

The Australian Government has launched a review of the tax rules for those taking up working holiday visas, including of the proposed "backpacker tax." Read Full Story


Tax Cuts In Finland's 2017 Budget

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Friday, August 12, 2016

Finnish Finance Minister Peter Orpon has presented a draft Budget for 2017, which attempts to strengthen economic growth and employment with tax cuts. Read Full Story




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