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Stories that are tagged 'government committee'

Ireland Favored By Businesses In 2016, FDI Figures Show

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Thursday, January 5, 2017

IDA Ireland, the country's inward investment agency, has announced that foreign direct investment employment in the country has reached a record high of almost 200,000. Read Full Story


Australia Launches 'Black Economy' Taskforce

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Monday, December 19, 2016

The Australian Government has announced the establishment of a Black Economy Taskforce, which will be charged with recommending a policy framework and proposals for countering "black economy" activities. Read Full Story


Canadian Committee Reports On Voluntary Disclosure Program

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Canada's Offshore Compliance Advisory Committee has published the findings of its inquiry into the Canada Revenue Agency's voluntary disclosure program. Read Full Story


Irish Budget Watchdog Warns Against 'Risky' Use Of CIT Revenues

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

The Irish Fiscal Advisory Council has warned the Government against "using unexpected tax revenue for difficult-to-reverse spending increases." Read Full Story


Canadian Budget Officer Calculates Impact Of Legalizing Cannabis

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Applying regular retail sales taxes to sales of legalized cannabis in Canada would raise only modest revenues, the Parliamentary Budget Officer has said. Read Full Story


Canada Receives Recommends For Tax Compliance Action

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Monday, October 31, 2016

Canada's Standing Committee on Finance has published its report on the Canada Revenue Agency's efforts to tackle tax avoidance and tax evasion. Read Full Story


Irish Budgetary Committee Calls For WHT On Vulture Funds

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Ireland's new Committee on Budgetary Oversight has called for the introduction of a withholding tax to prevent tax evasion by so-called vulture funds. Read Full Story


HMRC's Service Standards To Be Probed By MPs

by Robert Lee,, London

Friday, September 16, 2016

The UK's All-Party Parliamentary Group on Responsible Tax has launched an inquiry into levels of public confidence and trust in HM Revenue and Customs's capability to collect tax fairly and effectively. Read Full Story


Ireland Warned On Spending Corporate Tax Windfall

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

The Irish Government should not ease its "fiscal stance" on the assumption that corporate tax receipts will continue to be buoyant, the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council has said. Read Full Story


UK Corporation Tax Receipts Up, Surplus Down

by Amanda Banks,, London

Monday, August 22, 2016

UK corporation tax receipts in July were up 8.4 percent year-on-year, but the Government posted a smaller-than-expected surplus for the month. Read Full Story




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