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Stories that are tagged 'tax breaks'

US Tax Reform Proposals Announced

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Thursday, April 27, 2017

The US Government has announced its plans for tax reform, including a 15 percent territorial basis corporate tax system, a reduction in income tax for individuals, the repeal of the Alternative Minimum Tax and the Estate Tax, and a one-time tax on repatriated profits. Read Full Story


Irish Workers Unaware Of Pension Tax Breaks

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Just 54 percent of Irish workers know that saving into a pension is a tax efficient way to save for the future, according to a survey by Irish Life. Read Full Story


Irish Accountants Respond To Consultation On Landlord Taxation

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Thursday, April 20, 2017

A group of Irish accountancy associations has called on the Government to reduce the income and capital gains tax burden on landlords. Read Full Story


OECD Publishes Taxation And Skills Report

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Tax systems play an important role in encouraging investment in education and skills, and in ensuring that investments in skills deliver a healthy financial return for both students and governments, according to a new report by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Read Full Story


Australia Declares Cyclone Debbie A Disaster

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

The Australian Government has declared Cyclone Debbie a disaster for the purposes of establishing disaster relief funds. Read Full Story


New Swiss Corporate Tax Reforms On Schedule

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

A steering body charged with drawing up a new package of Swiss corporate tax reforms has completed a first round of hearings on the proposals. Read Full Story


Morrison Defends Australian Negative Gearing System

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison has warned that changes to negative gearing would come at a cost to renters and have wider economic impacts. Read Full Story


Fraser Institute Paper Calls For Canadian Income Tax Reform

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Friday, April 7, 2017

A new paper published by the Fraser Institute has argued that the Canadian Government should introduce broad-based reductions to marginal income tax rates. Read Full Story


UK Companies Impressed By Irish Tax Regime

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Seventy-four percent of UK executives surveyed by KPMG said they see Ireland as having one of the top three most competitive tax regimes. Read Full Story


Brazil Reverses Payroll Tax Exemption

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Monday, April 3, 2017

Brazil has removed payroll tax breaks for 50 business sectors, rather than introduce broad increases to taxes. Read Full Story




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