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Stories that are tagged 'speculation'

Noonan Outlines Ireland's Objections To CCCTB

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

The European Commission's proposal for a common consolidated corporate tax base is "not acceptable to Ireland," Irish Finance Minister Michael Noonan has said. Read Full Story


Vietnam Mulling Tax On Second Houses

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Vietnam is considering levying a tax on those with more than one property, to free up housing supply and safeguard against the market overheating, the state news agency said. Read Full Story


UK To Alter Inheritance Tax Rules On Non-Doms

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Monday, August 22, 2016

The UK Government has published further details of its proposal to amend the inheritance tax rules for non-domiciled individuals. Read Full Story


Brexit – What Does It Mean For Taxpayers?

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Monday, June 27, 2016

June 23rd, 2016, whether for good or for ill, will go down in history as the day on which the European Union became less united, setting in train an as-yet-uncertain, although widely speculated upon, sequence of events. Read Full Story


International Debate Needed On Virtual Currencies' Taxation: IMF

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Thursday, January 21, 2016

The International Monetary Fund has said that in order to establish the right rules for the taxation of virtual currencies, further analysis and discussion is needed at international level and thereafter consistent international legal and regulatory policies. Read Full Story


Taiwan Approves Massive Property Tax Hike

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Friday, June 5, 2015

Taiwan's legislature has approved government plans to introduce a new capital gains tax with a top rate of 45 percent to curb property market speculation and surging real estate prices. Read Full Story


Taiwan Hikes Proposed Property CGT Rates

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Taiwan's Cabinet, the Executive Yuan, has approved details of the new capital gains tax on property sales with a proposed top rate of 45 percent if the sale occurs within one year of purchase, rather than the 35 percent rate that had been previously mooted. Read Full Story


Greek Property Tax Won't Be Collected In 2015

Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Thursday, April 2, 2015

The Greek Government says that the consolidated property tax, ENFIA, will not be collected this year. Read Full Story


Taiwan Announces Property Tax Reforms

by Mary Swire, Tax-News,com Hong Kong

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

While its details are still being worked out, the Ministry of Finance has disclosed a tax reform plan that would consolidate housing and land taxes in Taiwan, and also impose a much higher rate on foreign individuals or companies with real estate in the country. Read Full Story


Taiwan's Luxury Tax Extended To Industrial Land

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Taiwan's Legislative Yuan has passed a change to the special goods and services sales tax (also known as the luxury tax) so as to include industrial land in the tax base, in a effort to broaden the effort to reduce short-term real estate speculation. Read Full Story




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