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Stories that are tagged 'tax avoidance'

Australia Announces ATO Executive Appointments

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Last updated 6 hours ago | Thursday, April 27, 2017

The Australian Government has announced the re-appointment of Chris Jordan as Commissioner of Taxation, whose term will now run until February 2024. Read Full Story


UK Tax Practitioners Welcome Decision To Defer Tax Moves

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Last updated 29 hours ago | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The Chartered Institute of Taxation has welcomed the UK Government's decision to remove a majority of the Finance Bill following discussions with the Opposition. Read Full Story


India Eases Tax Amnesty Requirements

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Last updated 29 hours ago | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

India's Central Board of Direct Taxes on April 21 announced that it will extend the time period for making deposits under its Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana tax amnesty scheme. Read Full Story


UAE Signs Up To Tax Information Exchange Standard

by Lorys Charalambous,, Cyprus

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The United Arab Emirates has signed the Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters, joining 108 other jurisdictions. Read Full Story


Ontario To Introduce Foreign Buyers Property Tax

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Friday, April 21, 2017

The Ontario Government will introduce a 15 percent Non-Resident Speculation Tax on purchases of residential property in the Greater Golden Horseshoe region. Read Full Story


UN Updates Transfer Pricing Practice Manual

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Thursday, April 20, 2017

The United Nations Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters has released, in digital format, the second edition of the UN Practical Manual on Transfer Pricing for Developing Countries. Read Full Story


BEPS Inclusive Framework Meeting Held In Georgia

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Monday, April 17, 2017

50 delegates from 14 countries gathered in Georgia on April 7, 2017, to participate in the second regional meeting for the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region under the OECD's new inclusive base erosion and profit shifting project framework. Read Full Story


Hong Kong Shuts Down Stamp Duty Loophole

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Hong Kong has legislated to clamp down on stamp duty tax avoidance where multiple properties are purchased under a single contract. Read Full Story


Germany Provides Update On 10-Point Tax Evasion Plan

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

The German Ministry of Finance has published a progress report on its 10-point plan to combat tax evasion, which was first announced in the wake of last year's Panama Papers leak. Read Full Story


Stop Tax Haven Abuse Act Reintroduced In US Congress

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Friday, April 7, 2017

On April 5, 2017, US Representative Lloyd Doggett (D - TX), a senior member of the House Ways and Means Committee, and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D - RI), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, introduced legislation to tackle multinational tax avoidance. Read Full Story




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