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Stories that are tagged 'telecoms'

Malaysia Looking At Modernizing Road Tax

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Malaysian Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai revealed on July 19 that the Government is considering introducing a more modern, innovative way of levying road tax. Read Full Story


Record Demand For UK's Tax Breaks For Creative Industries

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Thursday, July 20, 2017

New figures published by HM Revenue and Customs reveal that the number of claims for Film Tax Relief reached a record high in 2016-17. Read Full Story


India Cuts GST Rates On Numerous Items

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

India's Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley, on June 11 announced that India will cut goods and services tax on 66 items, ahead of the introduction of the tax from July 1. Read Full Story


Bangladesh Confirms New VAT Law, Corporate Tax Cuts

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Friday, June 9, 2017

Bangladesh has announced corporate income tax cuts and the introduction of the new value-added tax law in its new Budget, released on June 1. Read Full Story


EU Parliament Signs Off On Cut-Rate VAT For E-books

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Friday, June 2, 2017

The European Parliament on June 1 voted in favor of proposed changes to EU value-added tax law to introduce a reduced rate of VAT on e-books, to bring their treatment into line with that of printed matter. Read Full Story


Pakistan Budget Boosts Start-Ups, Tech Sector

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Pakistan announced a number of tax changes in its 2017/18 Budget, delivered on May 26. Read Full Story


Telecoms Firms Urged To Pass On Indian GST Windfall

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Telecommunications firms doing business in India have been urged to ensure that any savings resulting from the introduction of goods and services tax in the country from July are passed on to consumers. Read Full Story


Japan To Support Saudi Arabia To Create Free Trade Zones

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Saudi Arabia is hoping to lure Japanese firms to invest in the country with tax breaks to be offered in new free trade zones. Read Full Story


UK Announces Telecoms Sector Tax Relief

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Friday, January 20, 2017

The UK government will hand the telecoms sector a GBP60m (USD73.7m) tax break over the next five years for investment in full fibre broadband infrastructure, under a new Local Government Finance Bill. Read Full Story


Vestager Defends EC Apple Tax Ruling

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager has said that the recent ruling that Apple received selective tax treatment from the Irish authorities is "about restoring fair competition." Read Full Story




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