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Saudi Arabia To Treble VAT Rate To 15pc In Response To COVID-19

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Friday, May 15, 2020

Saudi Arabia has announced its decision to increase its headline value-added tax rate to 15 percent from five percent, in a surprise break from the Gulf Cooperation Council's harmonized value-added tax framework.Read Full Story


Netherlands Adds To Tax Blacklist

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Barbados and Turkmenistan have been added to the Netherlands' list of low-tax jurisdictions for the purposes of enforcing certain anti-tax avoidance rules, the Dutch Ministry of Finance announced on December 30, 2019. Read Full Story


Switzerland, Bahrain Sign DTA

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Monday, December 2, 2019

On November 25, 2019, Switzerland and Bahrain signed a double tax agreement that caps maximum withholding tax rates and provides for the exchange of information. Read Full Story


Caribbean Territories To Undergo Dispute Resolution BEPS Peer Review

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

The OECD has launched a review of dispute resolution mechanisms in place in Aruba, Bahrain, Barbados, Gibraltar, Greenland, Kazakhstan, Oman, Qatar, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, the United Arab Emirates, and Vietnam, as part of follow-up work under BEPS Action Plan Action 14. Read Full Story


OECD Seeks Input On 13 New Dispute Resolution Peer Reviews

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Monday, November 25, 2019

The OECD is seeking input from taxpayers on dispute resolution mechanisms in place in Aruba, Bahrain, Barbados, Gibraltar, Greenland, Kazakhstan, Oman, Qatar, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, the United Arab Emirates, and Vietnam, as part of follow-up work under BEPS Action Plan Action 14. Read Full Story


New Zealand Tops World Bank's 'Doing Business' 2020

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

Friday, November 8, 2019

New Zealand is the easiest place in the world to do business, according to the World Bank's new Doing Business 2020 report, which looks at the simplicity of setting up, operating, and paying taxes in 190 territories around the world.Read Full Story














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