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Stories that are tagged 'social security'




Irish Income Tax Regime Relatively Progressive, Report Says

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-news.com, London

Last updated 23 hours ago | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The Economic and Social Research Institute has published a new report that tracks the sensitivity of Irish income tax and Universal Social Charge revenues to changes in income. Read Full Story

 

Slovenia Urged To Lower Labor Tax Burden

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Last updated 23 hours ago | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Slovenia should eliminate preferential tax treatment for pension income and enhance capital gains tax collections from high net-worth individuals, the International Monetary Fund has said. Read Full Story

 

IRS 'Ignored Warnings' Over Compromised IP PIN Program

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Last updated 46 hours ago | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration says the Internal Revenue Service ignored warnings regarding a security breach to its Identity Protection Personal Identification Number program. Read Full Story

 

Irish Leadership Contender Sets Out Tax Cut Plans

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-news.com, London

Monday, March 27, 2017

Fine Gael leadership contender Leo Varadkar has described Ireland's high marginal income tax rate as "a real problem" and said that reforming tax and social insurance could help "attract and retain talented people." Read Full Story

 

Latin America and Caribbean Tax Revenues Rise: OECD

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, March 24, 2017

Tax revenues in Latin America and the Caribbean countries continued to increase in 2015, according to new data from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Read Full Story

 

Belgium Urged To Undertake Indirect Tax Shift

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Belgium should reduce its high corporate income and labor taxes and eliminate value-added tax concessions, the International Monetary Fund has said in its Article IV report for the country. Read Full Story

 

Canadian SMEs Seeking Tax Cuts At Budget

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-news.com, Washington

Thursday, March 16, 2017

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business has called on the Government to reduce the small business tax rate at the upcoming Budget. Read Full Story

 

UK U-Turns On National Insurance Levy Hike

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Thursday, March 16, 2017

UK Chancellor Philip Hammond has backtracked on plans to increase National Insurance (social security) contributions for self-employed people. Read Full Story

 

OECD Calls On Spain To Expand Value-Added Tax Base

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Spain could make its tax system more efficient by scrapping income tax exemptions and by increasing value-added tax and environmental taxes, a new report from the OECD says. Read Full Story

 

Canada Launches New Online Tax, Benefits Portal

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-news.com, Washington

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Canada has merged two portals that are used by taxpayers to update and manage their tax affairs and benefits online. Read Full Story

 

 

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