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Stories that are tagged 'excise duty'

Australia Introduces Excise Duty Break For Distillers

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Last updated 36 hours ago | Friday, July 21, 2017

The Australian Government has announced that a new excise duty refund for distillers entered into force on July 1. Read Full Story


Brazil Consults On New Customs Procedures

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Monday, July 17, 2017

Brazil has launched a consultation on proposals for new customs procedures. Read Full Story


UK Racing To Have New Customs System Up Before Brexit

by Amanda Banks,, London

Thursday, July 13, 2017

The UK tax authority, HM Revenue and Customs, may fail to have its new customs system in place before the UK leaves the European Union, the National Audit Office has warned. Read Full Story


South Africa's Tax Reforms Fail To Increase Revenues

by Robert Lee,, London

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Tax measures announced in the South African Government's 2016 Budget failed to boost tax revenues, the International Monetary Fund has said. Read Full Story


Indian GST Rolled Out Nationwide, Including Jammu And Kashmir

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Friday, July 14, 2017

The state of Jammu and Kashmir has adopted India's goods and services tax, seven days after it was rolled out across the rest of the nation. Read Full Story


Irish Retailers Call For VAT Cut

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Industry group Retail Excellence has called on the Irish Government to reduce value-added tax by three percent to protect retailers from the worst effects of Brexit. Read Full Story


India's GST Approved By All But One State

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The Indian Ministry of Finance announced on June 21 that just one Indian state, Jammu and Kashmir, still needs to approve the State Goods and Services Tax Act ahead of the nationwide roll-out of GST from July 1 Read Full Story


German Court Strikes Down Nuclear Tax

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Friday, June 9, 2017

A German court has ruled that Germany's tax on the generation of nuclear power is unconstitutional, opening the way for energy companies to claim billions of euros in refunds from the government. Read Full Story


Bahamas Budget Reduces Duties, Business License Tax

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Monday, June 5, 2017

The Bahamas' 2017 Budget included an increase to customs and excise duty rates, the business license tax, and the introduction of electronic customs processes. Read Full Story


India Forging Ahead With GST From July 1

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Friday, June 2, 2017

Speaking on May 30, India's Revenue Secretary confirmed once more that the long-anticipated goods and services tax (GST) will be introduced as planned on July 1. Read Full Story




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