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Stories that are tagged 'tax thresholds'

Australia Announces Housing Tax Breaks

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Friday, July 21, 2017

The Australian Government has unveiled a package of housing tax breaks, including a new scheme for first-time buyers, a superannuation incentive for downsizers, and tighter rules for foreign residents. Read Full Story


Canada To Close Tax Loopholes

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau has announced that he intends to crack down on tax planning strategies that involve private corporations. Read Full Story


Australia Improves Financial Services Tax Regime

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

The Australian Government has moved to clarify the tax treatment of foreign investors, following concerns over the practical operation of the Investment Manager Regime and the new tax system for managed investment trusts. Read Full Story


Irish Gov't Says Limited Funds For Tax Cuts

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Thursday, July 13, 2017

The Irish Government has said that there is only EUR500m (USD572m) available for tax cuts and new spending measures in the 2018 Budget. Read Full Story


EU Warns Ireland On Tax Change Under Consideration

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

The European Commission has said that proposals to abolish Ireland's Universal Social Charge would come at a cost of lost revenue. Read Full Story


Ireland's New Finance Minister Seeks USC, PRSI Merger

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Friday, July 7, 2017

Ireland's new Finance Minister, Paschal Donohoe, has said he wants to see the controversial Universal Social Charge eventually integrated into the Pay Related Social Insurance system. Read Full Story


Ireland Confident On FDI Prospects

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Friday, July 7, 2017

The Irish Government's inward investment agency has said that the country is continuing to attract foreign direct investment, and stressed that Ireland must remain competitive if it hopes to maintain its position of strength. Read Full Story


EU Finds Against Polish Retail Tax

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

The European Commission has concluded an investigation into a Polish tax on the retail sector and found that the measure breaches EU state aid rules. Read Full Story


IMF Urges Ireland To Adopt Cautious Fiscal Approach

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

The International Monetary Fund has called on the Irish Government to broaden the tax base and build fiscal buffers from any higher-than-expected revenue receipts. Read Full Story


New Zealand Gov't 'Committed To Lower Income Taxes'

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

New Zealand's Prime Minister, Bill English, has said he would cut taxes if his party is re-elected on September 23. Read Full Story




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