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Stories that are tagged 'inheritance tax'




EU Urges Belgium To Change Inheritance Tax Rules

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Last updated 15 hours ago | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The European Commission has requested that Belgium make a change to the rules on inheritance tax in the region of Wallonia in order to bring them into line with the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union. Read Full Story

 

UK Labour Says It Would Increase CGT and IHT

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Friday, May 5, 2017

Labour has said that it would lower the threshold for inheritance tax to GBP425,000 (USD548,000) from GBP850,000 and increase Capital Gains Tax if elected. Read Full Story

 

OECD Urges Japan To Hike Sales Tax

by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Japan should hike value-added tax and taxes on income, capital gains, and inheritances, to offset the revenue lost from corporate tax cuts, the OECD has said. Read Full Story

 

Thai Government Denies VAT Increase 'Plan'

by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

There has been confusion in Thailand over remarks made by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, after the premier appeared to suggest increasing the seven percent VAT rate to eight percent to boost the government's coffers for the funding of various public projects. Read Full Story

 

Italy Introduces Non-Dom Tax Incentive

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, March 10, 2017

In a bid to attract wealthy individuals to relocate to the country, and high net worth Italian expats to return there, the Italian authorities have introduced a EUR100,000 (USD106,251) per year substitute tax on foreign income and gains for previous non-doms who declare Italy as their primary tax residence. Read Full Story

 

UK Think Tank Calls For Simpler Tax Regime

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

The UK Government should scrap capital gains tax, stamp duty, council tax, business rates, and inheritance tax to boost the economy, the Institute of Economic Affairs has recommended in a new report. Read Full Story

 

UK Budget Likely To Feature Self-Employment Tax Reforms

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Thursday, March 2, 2017

The UK Government is expected to announce changes to the tax rules for self-employed people in the UK's imminent Budget announcement. Read Full Story

 

Bills Reintroduced To Repeal US Estate Tax

by Scott Hamilton, Tax-News.com, Washington

Monday, January 30, 2017

Legislation reintroduced in both the Senate and the House of Representatives calls for the repeal of the estate tax, or "death tax" as it is commonly known in the United States. Read Full Story

 

Taiwan Hikes Inheritance, Cigarette Taxes

by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong

Friday, January 13, 2017

Parliamentary approval was received on January 11 for the Taiwanese Government's proposals to hike cigarette and inheritance taxes, to find the extra funds needed to finance a long-term elderly care program. Read Full Story

 

South African Tax Bills Approved By Parliament

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Monday, December 19, 2016

South Africa's Ministry of Finance has published the 2016 Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, which has received parliamentary approval and gives effect to the tax changes announced in the Budget in February this year, together with legislation confirming the final details of. the Special Voluntary Disclosure Program. Read Full Story

 

 

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