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Stories that are tagged 'environment'




Belgium Urged To Undertake Indirect Tax Shift

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Last updated 28 hours ago | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Belgium should reduce its high corporate income and labor taxes and eliminate value-added tax concessions, the International Monetary Fund has said in its Article IV report for the country. Read Full Story

 

Belize Budget Looks To Indirect Taxes To Boost Revenues

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Monday, March 20, 2017

Belize has rejected International Monetary Fund recommendations to raise taxes across the board in favor of more selective reforms that it says will be less punitive to the country's businesses and poorest citizens. Read Full Story

 

MEPs Oppose German Road Toll

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Members of the European Parliament have said that Germany's planned road toll scheme for private cars would breach EU law by discriminating against foreign drivers. Read Full Story

 

OECD Calls On Spain To Expand Value-Added Tax Base

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, 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

 

Hungary Needs Growth Friendly Tax Reforms: IMF

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Monday, March 13, 2017

Hungary should improve tax administration and cut back on the number of tax exemptions, the International Monetary Fund has said. 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

 

South Africa Guides On Deduction For Energy-Efficiency Improvements

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Thursday, March 2, 2017

The South African Revenue Service has issued an interpretation note on the deduction provided for energy-efficiency savings in Section 12L of the Income Tax Act. Read Full Story

 

India Should Reform Income And Property Taxes, Says OECD

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

Thursday, March 2, 2017

India should consider withdrawing a property taxation system that allows people to maximize their tax-free income, the OECD has said in its annual economic report for the country. Read Full Story

 

Hong Kong Confirms Tax Breaks For Electronic Vehicles

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

Friday, February 24, 2017

On February 22, Hong Kong's Environment Bureau announced the details of the first registration tax concessions for different classes of electric vehicles for the period from April 1, 2017, to March 31, 2018. Read Full Story

 

Macron Sets Out Tax Policies For France

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, February 24, 2017

Emmanuel Macron has said that if elected President of France he will cut corporate tax beyond reductions already planned by the current Socialist Government and reform France's wealth tax. Read Full Story

 

 

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