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Hong Kong, Guangdong Plan Further Co-operation

The 18th Working Meeting of the Hong Kong/Guangdong Joint Conference was held in Guangzhou on March 15, and covered the progress made in implementing the bilateral framework agreement covering all areas of their co-operation, including financial business and the development of the special economic zone at Qianhai, in Shenzhen.
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Boehner Reiterates Stance Against Further US Tax Hikes

In a television interview on March 17, the House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner reiterated that, in the quest to resolve the United States fiscal deficit, President Barack Obama cannot expect Republicans to agree to any further tax increases.
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Germany's Brüderle Seeks Swift End To 'Soli' Tax

Germany's Free Democratic Party parliamentary chairman Rainer Brüderle has called for the country's solidarity surtax to be abolished by 2019.
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IRS Provides Tips On US Individual Tax Credits

The United States Internal Revenue Service has issued its advice on the considerations that individual taxpayers should have when applying for five tax credits, before filing their 2012 federal income tax returns.
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NZ Govt U-Turns On Tax Status Of Employee Car Parks

The New Zealand Government has announced that it will no longer go ahead with a controversial proposal to overhaul the way employer-provided car parks are taxed.
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Featured Event

10% discount VIP Codes: VAT & Property – FKW52545LTE2  /  VAT & Financial Services – FKW52546LTE2

Time is running out to book your place onto IBC's VAT conferences in April and save up to £200 in the process - this saving is available until this Friday 22nd March.

 

VAT & Property 2013

 

The VAT & Property Conference 2013, running on 24th April at etc Venues - Prospero House in London, will feature valuable insights from a distinguished speaker faculty including:


GRAY'S INN TAX CHAMBERS, WITHERS LLP, BEHAN & CO, HOGAN LOVELLS, PUMP COURT TAX CHAMBERS, WRAGGE & CO, GRANT THORNTON, BERWIN LEIGHTON PAISNER, LANDMARK CHAMBERS, ROSETTA TAX, EUROPEAN COMMISSION

See the speaker line-up today for more information. Hot topics to be covered in the conference include:

 

• What happens when leases go wrong?

• Partial exemption & overrides

• VAT - the property solicitor's perspective

• VAT issues relating to structuring real estate transactions


For more information on what is covered in the one-day programme see the latest agenda.


Register your place at VAT & Property 2013 by this Friday and save £100.



VAT & Financial Services 2013

 

The one-day VAT & Financial Services conference running on 25th April 2013 at etc Venues - Prospero House in London will feature amongst the programme highlights:

 

• VAT & investment management

• Developments with VAT groups & cost sharing

• The "Andersen" affair

• Case law such as the Volkswagen Financial Services LLP and Deutsche Bank, GfBK and Wheels cases under review


See the full agenda now to learn more about these and the other benefits of attendance.
The speaker faculty at VAT & Financial Services 2013 features key players in the market, such as:


Peter Mason, Head of VAT, CMS CAMERON MCKENNA
Barbara Farndell, VAT & IPT Manager (FS Team), HMRC
Arthur Kerrigan, Head of VAT Unit, TAXUD, EUROPEAN COMMISSION
Lee Squires, Senior Associate, HOGAN LOVELLS

...and many more. See the speaker line-up today for more. 

Register your place at VAT & Financial Services by this Friday 22nd March and save £100.

Final chance to save up to £200 this week

Remember to book your place on these conferences by this Friday 22 March in order to save up to £200:


Register for VAT & Property by 22nd March to save £100. Quote VIP code FKW52545LTE2 to save a further 10%.


Register for VAT & Financial Services by 22nd March and save £100. Quote VIP code FKW52546LTE2 to save a further 10%.

 

You could save even more if you bring along your colleagues. You can also register by calling +44 (0)20 7017 7790 or via email.

 

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