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Stories that are tagged 'goods and services tax (GST)'

British Columbia Reforms PST, Corporate Tax Rates

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Last updated 37 hours ago | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

British Columbia is to phase out the provincial sales tax on electricity and reduce the small business tax rate. Read Full Story


Australia Legislates For Low Value Import GST Reforms

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Monday, February 20, 2017

The Australian Government has introduced legislation to extend the goods and services tax to low value imports from July 1, 2017. Read Full Story


New Zealand Passes Bill To Simplify Business Tax Compliance

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

New Zealand's Parliament has passed a Bill that tightens foreign trust disclosure rules, simplifies tax processes, and reduces or eliminates use-of-money interest for most business taxpayers. Read Full Story


New Zealand's New GST Platform Live

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Monday, February 13, 2017

New Zealand's Inland Revenue said that more than 17,300 taxpayers have transferred to its new Inland Revenue goods and services tax (GST) system. Read Full Story


Tax Cuts, GST Hike Would Boost Australian Economy: IMF

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Friday, February 10, 2017

Australia should embark on a indirect tax shift, by lowering corporate and household income taxes while increasing the goods and services tax, to boost investment and lift economic growth rates, the International Monetary Fund says. Read Full Story


Canadians Weigh Up Tax Options For Funding Media Content

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

A majority of Canadians are opposed to the introduction of a new tax on internet and mobile phone bills, according to a new poll for campaign group OpenMedia. Read Full Story


New Zealand To Improve GST Filing Platform

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

New Zealand's tax agency will next week introduce improvements to the process for filing and managing goods and services tax. Read Full Story


Digital Services Sales Tax Floated In Canada

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Canada's ruling Liberal party is reportedly considering levying a consumption tax on digital services purchased from overseas firms. Read Full Story


ATO Probing Digital Records For Tax Non-Compliance

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

The Australian Taxation Office has released details of the data it is collecting from financial institutions and online retailers as part of its data-matching programs. Read Full Story


ATO Explains New Precious Metals Industry GST Reverse Charge

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

The Australian Taxation Office has issued guidance on the application of a goods and services tax reverse charge for the precious metals industry. Read Full Story




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