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Stories that are tagged 'economics'

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UK Welcomes Success Of Accelerated Payment Notices

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

HM Revenue and Customs, the UK tax authority, has reported that it has collected more than GBP4bn (USD5.2bn) in advance tax payments from those taxpayers that have used a tax avoidance scheme. Read Full Story


ESRI: Hard Brexit Could Leave Less Room For Irish Tax Cuts

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Monday, June 26, 2017

The Economic and Social Research Institute has warned that a hard Brexit could have significant implications for the fiscal space the Irish Government has available for tax cuts and spending increases. Read Full Story


Australian Oil And Gas Firms Against Tax Incentives Overhaul

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

The Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association has said it does not believe there is a case for reforming the Petroleum Rent Resource Tax. Read Full Story


Obama 'Rescued' US Economy With Tax Cuts

by Scott Hamilton,, Washington

Thursday, December 29, 2016

According to a report on his time in office, US President Barack Obama "stabilized an economy in crisis and laid the groundwork for long-term growth," partly through the provision of tax relief and tax cuts. Read Full Story


Australia Launches Pre-Budget Consultations

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

The Australian Government has launched its pre-Budget consultations, seeking submissions from individuals, businesses, and community groups on their priorities for the 2017-18 Budget. Read Full Story


Seychelles Needs To Maintain Fiscal Discipline: IMF

by Lorys Charalambous,, Cyprus

Thursday, November 3, 2016

An International Monetary Fund staff mission concluded that Seychelles will require further measures to achieve its medium-term debt reduction target. Read Full Story


Clinton, Trump Restate Tax Policies In Final Debate

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Thursday, October 20, 2016

On October 19, in their third and final debate before the US election, Republican candidate Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton restated their widely different tax policies, without providing any new detail. Read Full Story


Korean Lawmakers Argue Over Corporate Tax Hike

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Monday, October 17, 2016

An argument is ongoing in South Korea between the Government and the parliamentary opposition over the latter's call for an increase to the country's headline 22 percent corporate tax rate. Read Full Story


Canada Launches Pre-Budget Consultations

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

The Canadian Finance Department has launched pre-Budget consultations, and said it is committed to the notion of "an economy that works for the middle class." Read Full Story


Norway Overhauls Tax Appeals System

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Monday, September 12, 2016

A new Tax Appeals Board has begun operating in Norway, replacing five regional tax commissions and special tribunals. Read Full Story




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