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Stories that are tagged 'inflation'

Romania May Miss Fiscal Deficit Targets

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Last updated 5 hours ago | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Romania risks missing its fiscal consolidation targets because of overly generous fiscal policies, the International Monetary Fund has said. Read Full Story


IMF Urges Tax Reform In Albania

by Lorys Charalambous,, Cyprus

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Albanian authorities must secure parliamentary approval to bring about much-needed improvements to the country's tax regime, the International Monetary Fund has said in its latest Article IV consultation for the country. Read Full Story


Scottish Parliament Agrees New Income Tax Settings

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Scottish lawmakers have approved plans for the structure of the nation's new individual income tax regime, following the tax devolution agreement with the UK. Read Full Story


Angola May Install VAT With IMF's Help

by Lorys Charalambous,, Cyprus

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

In its latest Article IV Consultation with Angola, the International Monetary Fund has suggested that the Government could introduce a value-added tax to provide a stable non-oil revenue source. Read Full Story


Scottish Government Ditches Income Tax Threshold Plan

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Monday, February 6, 2017

The Scottish Government has dropped plans to increase the higher rate threshold in line with inflation under a deal with the Scottish Green Party to secure approval for the Budget in Parliament. Read Full Story


New Estonian Government Adjusts Fiscal Path

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Estonia's new Government is planning a range of tax reforms aimed at encouraging corporate investment and reducing the tax burden for lower earners, the IMF has said in its Article IV report. Read Full Story


Scotland Sets Lesser Middle Income Tax Threshold

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Thursday, January 5, 2017

The number of higher rate taxpayers in Scotland is set to rise from April 2017 under plans announced in the Scottish Budget to link increases in the 40p higher rate to inflation. Read Full Story


Qatar Urged To Broaden Tax Base

by Lorys Charalambous,, Cyprus

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Qatar should consider revenue-raising reforms, including making Gulf Cooperation Council companies liable to corporate tax, the International Monetary Fund said in its annual Article IV report for the country. Read Full Story


Taiwan Increases PIT Thresholds

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Thursday, December 15, 2016

The Ministry of Finance has announced that, because of the inflation linkage within Taiwan's tax code, personal income tax thresholds and brackets will be increased automatically in 2017. Read Full Story


Turnbull Shoots Down Australian Carbon Tax Suggestion

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Restoring a carbon tax or an emissions trading scheme is not part of the federal Government's policy, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said. Read Full Story




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