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Stories that are tagged 'Withholding Tax'




New Zealand Passes Closely Held Companies Bill

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

Last updated 29 hours ago | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Lawmakers in New Zealand have approved legislation that would improve, strengthen, and update the rules for closely held companies, non-resident withholding tax and the approved issuer levy, and the goods and services tax rules. Read Full Story

 

UK To Expand Double Tax Treaty Passport Scheme

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

HM Revenue and Customs is planning to make its Double Taxation Treaty Passport scheme available to all UK borrowers following a consultation on a legislative amendment. Read Full Story

 

Swiss Federal Council Approves WHT Reforms

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, March 10, 2017

Changes to Switzerland's Withholding Tax Ordinance will enter into force on April 1, with the aim of facilitating group financing activities. Read Full Story

 

More Tax Hikes For UK Taxpayers In 2017 Budget

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Thursday, March 9, 2017

The UK Budget, released on March 9, 2017, featured tax measures to, among other things, hike taxes on self-employed workers, further close avenues for legal avoidance, and defer mandatory digital tax reporting until April 2019. Read Full Story

 

Puerto Rico Tax Plan Released

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Several tax reform measures are included in a fiscal plan published recently by the Government of Puerto Rico intended to stabilize the territory's tax revenue and put an end to serial budget deficits. Read Full Story

 

Australian Funds Sector Tax Settings 'Uncompetitive,' Report Says

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

Friday, March 3, 2017

Australia's Financial Services Council has called for a simple, flat rate of withholding tax to be made available for Australian funds entering the Asia Region Funds Passport. Read Full Story

 

South African Budget Lines Up Tax Hikes

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Friday, February 24, 2017

South Africa's 2017-18 Budget, announced by Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan on February 22, has had to resort to tax hikes, particularly on the wealthy, in order to stabilize the country's fiscal position. Read Full Story

 

Hong Kong, Pakistan Sign DTA

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

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

On February 17, Hong Kong and Pakistan signed a comprehensive double taxation agreement, which sets out the allocation of taxing rights between the two jurisdictions and will aid the assessment of tax liabilities arising out of cross-border economic activities. Read Full Story

 

Australian Accountants Urge Tax Burden Shift

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

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Australia desperately needs large scale tax reform and should aim to rebalance its tax mix, the Institute of Public Accountants has argued. Read Full Story

 

Campaign Begins To Lobby For FATCA Repeal

by Glen Shapiro, Tax-News.com, New York

Thursday, February 9, 2017

The deVere Group, an independent financial consultancy, has begun lobbying in Washington for repeal of the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act. Read Full Story

 

 

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