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US Urged To Trim Tax Form W-4

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Last updated 43 hours ago | Monday, July 16, 2018

The American Institute of CPAs has urged the Internal Revenue Service and the US Treasury Department to simplify the draft 2019 Form W-4, Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate, and the accompanying instructions, to reduce administrative burdens on taxpayers. Read Full Story


South Africa Drops Paper Forms To Encourage E-Filiing

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Last updated 43 hours ago | Monday, July 16, 2018

The South African Revenue Service has removed certain paper forms from its branches in an attempt to encourage more taxpayers to file tax returns electronically. Read Full Story


Netherlands Ponders New Aviation Tax

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Last updated 43 hours ago | Monday, July 16, 2018

The Dutch Government has begun a public consultation exercise on plans to introduce a new tax on air travel by 2021. Read Full Story


Australian Tax Changes Effective From July 1

by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong

Friday, July 6, 2018

The Australian Government has set out the numerous changes made to the tax system on July 1 and launched a consultation on new tax rules for "stapled structures." Read Full Story


UK Legislates To Adopt New EU VAT Rules For Vouchers

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Friday, July 6, 2018

On July 6, 2018, the UK Government issued draft legislation that would transpose new EU value-added tax rules on vouchers into UK law, along with an explanatory memorandum of the changes. Read Full Story


IMF Urges US To Hike Indirect Taxes

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Friday, July 6, 2018

The International Monetary Fund has recommended that the United States raise indirect taxes to boost revenues, to offset the cost of recent tax cuts and spending increases. Read Full Story


Pakistani Tax Amnesties Extended Until July 31

by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong

Monday, July 9, 2018

Pakistan's Government has approved a one-month extension to tax amnesties for companies and individuals, which were due to end on June 30, 2018. Read Full Story


Ontario Withdraws Support For Canadian Carbon Taxes

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Last updated 43 hours ago | Monday, July 16, 2018

Ontario's new government has scrapped the province's cap-and-trade carbon pricing regime, effective July 3. Read Full Story


OECD Welcomes Dutch Efforts To Counter BEPS

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

The OECD has welcomed efforts by the Dutch Government to tackle base erosion and profit shifting but called for the overall tax regime to be simplified, including in area of value-added tax. Read Full Story


Danish Tax Agency Overhaul Complete

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

An administrative overhaul of Denmark's tax authority was instituted on July 1, with a series of new specialized boards becoming operational. Read Full Story


IRS Announces Plans To Simplify Personal Income Tax Return

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Monday, July 9, 2018

The US Internal Revenue Service has announced plans to streamline the personal income tax return for the 2019 tax filing season, to reflect changes brought about by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Read Full Story


Wolters Kluwer Tax Expert Weighs In On Landmark Wayfair Ruling

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Friday, June 29, 2018

The decision by the US Supreme Court to drop the physical presence requirement for states to impose sales tax will have an "incredible impact" on states' tax regimes and revenues, according to Mark Friedlich, Senior Director of Tax and Accounting, North America, Wolters Kluwer. Read Full Story


France Exits EU's Excessive Deficit Procedure

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Sunday, July 1, 2018

France has made adequate fiscal consolidation efforts to exit the EU's excessive deficit procedure, the EU Council recently agreed, while calling on Hungary and Romania to adopt tax or expenditure measures to shore up their finances. Read Full Story


Australian Gov't Delays Company Tax Vote

by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong

Sunday, July 1, 2018

The Australian Government is to postpone a Senate vote on its company tax cuts until after July's by-elections. Read Full Story


Tech Groups Raise Concerns About EU Digital Tax

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Sunday, July 1, 2018

The European Commission's proposal for a digital services tax would be "deeply harmful" to the EU business environment and may lead to double taxation, a coalition of business and technology groups has warned EU leaders. Read Full Story


EFTA States Sign New Free Trade Deals

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

The European Free Trade Association states – Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Iceland, and Norway – signed a free trade agreement with Ecuador on June 25, 2018, and upgraded the bloc's existing free trade deal with Turkey. Read Full Story


US Supreme Court Permits States To Tax Remote Sales

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

In a landmark decision on June 21, the Supreme Court of the United States overturned existing case law by ruling that a state can collect sales tax on remote sales even when the vendor does not have a physical presence in the state. Read Full Story


Germany, France Issue New EU Common Corporate Tax Proposals

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

France and Germany have put forward new proposals for a common corporate tax base in Europe. Read Full Story


Mauritius Announces Company Tax Reforms In New Budget

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Mauritius announced wide-ranging changes to its tax regime in its latest Budget, including for companies. Read Full Story


Switzerland To Exchange First Swiss CbC Reports In June

by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Switzerland is preparing to exchange multinational groups' country-by-country reports with 35 partner states at the end of June. Read Full Story


Seychelles Introduces Progressive PIT Regime

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Thursday, June 21, 2018

The Seychelles introduced a new progressive income tax system for individuals on June 1, 2018. Read Full Story


Netherlands To Champion EU VAT Law Change For Cost-Sharing Groups

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, June 14, 2018

The Dutch Ministry of Finance has reassured taxpayers that it seeking to resolve at EU level reform of the EU's value-added tax rules concerning cost-sharing groups, following the European Court of Justice's rulings in DNB Banka (Case C-326/15) and Aviva Towarzystwo (Case C 605/15). Read Full Story


Irish Corporate Tax Reform Pushed By MPs, To Shore Up Tax Base

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Thursday, June 14, 2018

The highly concentrated nature of Ireland's corporation tax receipts represents "an unacceptable level of risk," according to parliament's Public Accounts Committee. Read Full Story


Hong Kong Issues Tax Compliance Guide For Property Owners

by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong

Thursday, June 14, 2018

On June 14, 2018, Hong Kong's Inland Revenue Department released guidance on the tax obligations of landlords. Read Full Story


Denmark Pledges To Lower Tax Burden More

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

The Danish tax burden will continue its downtrend trend in the coming years, Danish Tax Minister Karsten Lauritzen has said. Read Full Story



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