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Stories that are tagged 'value added tax (VAT)'

Italy Announces Tax Measures To Close Fiscal Gap

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Last updated 16 hours ago | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Italy has announced a package of tax hikes, measures to counter VAT evasion, and spending cuts. Read Full Story


EU To Tighten Anti-Fraud System

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Last updated 16 hours ago | Thursday, April 27, 2017

The European Council has adopted a directive on the protection of the financial interests of the EU, which will apply to "serious" cases of value-added tax fraud. Read Full Story


No Tax Reform Without Debt Relief, Says Greece

by Lorys Charalambous,, Cyprus

Last updated 16 hours ago | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Greece will commit to widen the tax base only if it receives debt relief from its bailout creditors, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has said. Read Full Story


EU Consults On Changes To Energy Taxation

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Last updated 39 hours ago | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The European Commission is seeking private sector input on changes to energy taxation in the European Union. Read Full Story


UK Tax Practitioners Welcome Decision To Defer Tax Moves

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Last updated 39 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


Schauble Unfazed By US Tax Cut Plans

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schauble has said that he is unconcerned about the prospect of a substantial fall in the United States corporate tax rate. Read Full Story


ATO: Multinationals Not Engaging In Tax Evasion

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The Australian Taxation Office has said it has "not seen significant evidence of large multinationals involved in tax evasion." Read Full Story


UK Government Declines To Rule Out Future Tax Rate Hikes

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Monday, April 24, 2017

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has declined to confirm that her Government would maintain tax rates should it win the upcoming election. Read Full Story


German Institute Calls For Lower Tax Burden

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Friday, April 21, 2017

A new study into the distribution of the tax burden in Germany has found that middle-income taxpayers pay almost half their income in taxes. Read Full Story


New Report Estimates UK VAT Lost From Online Sales

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Online VAT fraud and error cost the British taxpayer between GBP1bn (USD1.3bn) and GBP1.5bn in lost tax revenue in 2015-16, according to a new report from the National Audit Office. Read Full Story




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