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Stories that are tagged 'currency'

IRS Property Seizures Hit Mainly Law-Abiding Taxpayers

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Monday, April 10, 2017

The US Bank Secrecy Act's anti-structuring provisions were mainly used by the Internal Revenue Service against individuals and businesses whose income was legally obtained, says a new report. Read Full Story


US Virtual Currencies Industry Calls For Tax Certainty

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Leading virtual currency industry stakeholders have formed a coalition to lobby in Washington DC for more effective tax policies for virtual currency markets in the United States. Read Full Story


MEPs Call For Wider Access To Beneficial Ownership Data

by Ulrika Lomas,, 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


Property Taxes To Dampen British Columbia Housing Market

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Friday, January 13, 2017

Foreign investment in the Greater Vancouver property market is expected to drop off in 2017 following the introduction of a new property tax, according to research by Royal LePage. Read Full Story


Switzerland May Start CbC Exchanges From 2020

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Monday, November 28, 2016

Multinationals operating in Switzerland could be required to draw up country-by-country reports from the 2018 tax year if the Swiss Parliament approves new proposals put forward by the Federal Council. Read Full Story


China To Challenge Trump Tariffs At WTO

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Monday, November 28, 2016

During a press conference on November 23, China's deputy international trade representative Zhang Xiangchen said that China would use World Tariff Organization rules to counter the tariffs threatened by US President-elect Donald Trump. Read Full Story


Ibec Calls For Irish Gov't Action On Brexit Risks

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Irish business group Ibec has called on the Government to introduce a comprehensive package of new measures to "head off the worst consequences of Brexit and increased global uncertainty." Read Full Story


Sri Lanka Hikes VAT Rate To 15 Percent

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Sri Lanka's headline value-added tax rate rose from 11 percent to 15 percent on November 1. Read Full Story


Corporate Tax Cuts In Malaysian Budget

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Malaysia's 2017 Budget will provide corporate tax cuts for companies increasing their annual revenues and for small businesses. Read Full Story


Poland Seeks To Enlarge Small Firms' VAT Waiver

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

The European Commission has tabled a proposal for a Council Implementing Decision to allow Poland to expand a value-added tax relief measure to ease the administrative burden on small businesses. Read Full Story




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