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Stories that are tagged 'health care'

Estonia Publishes Sugar Tax Bill

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The Estonian Ministry of Finance has announced the publication of draft legislation that will impose a tax on beverages containing more than five grams of sugar per 100 milliliters. Read Full Story


Republicans May Take Another Shot At Obamacare Repeal

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Friday, March 31, 2017

Republicans are discussing how to revive the American Health Care Act and return it to the House of Representatives for approval. Read Full Story


House Tax Committee Votes To Repeal Obamacare

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Friday, March 10, 2017

Further progress towards the repeal of Obamacare and its replacement with a Republican alternative was taken on the evening of March 9, with the House of Representatives House Ways and Means Committee approving the proposed new legislation. Read Full Story


US Tax Reform Only After Obamacare Repeal: Trump

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Friday, February 24, 2017

US President Donald Trump has pointed out that legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act and its taxes will need to be passed in the US Congress before a tax reform bill can be presented. Read Full Story


IRS Stops ACA Individual Mandate Enforcement

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Monday, February 20, 2017

The US Internal Revenue Service has decided to continue to allow individual tax returns in the current filing season even if the taxpayer has not indicated their health insurance coverage status. Read Full Story


SARS Issues PBO Tax Exemption Guide

by Lorys Charalambous,, Cyprus

Monday, January 30, 2017

The South African Revenue Service has issued a tax exemption guide on the income tax exemption for a public benefit organization carrying on a public benefit activity. Read Full Story


Brady Plugs Republican Tax Reform, Obamacare Repeal

by Glen Shapiro,, New York

Thursday, January 26, 2017

On January 24, House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady delivered a speech at the US Chamber of Commerce, during which he discussed the Committee's 2017 agenda for tax reform and repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Read Full Story


Tax Breaks In Hong Kong's Voluntary Health Insurance

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Thursday, January 12, 2017

The Hong Kong Government has released a report on its consultations regarding a proposed Voluntary Health Insurance Scheme, summarizing the consultation outcomes and proposing tax breaks. Read Full Story


US Chamber Urges Health Insurance Tax Repeal

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Thursday, January 5, 2017

With talk beginning in the new Congress of a repeal of President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, the US Chamber of Commerce has urged the immediate elimination of the health insurance tax as an immediate necessity. Read Full Story


IRS Defers Obamacare Reporting Deadlines

by Leroy Baker,, Washington

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

The US Internal Revenue Service has issued Notice 2016-70 extending the due dates for certain 2016 information reporting requirements under the Affordable Care Act. Read Full Story




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