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OECD States Tapped VAT, CIT To Achieve Record Revenues In 2017

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, December 7, 2018

Last year, the tax burden in OECD countries reached its highest level recorded, at 34.2 percent of gross domestic product, up 20 basis points on 2016, largely due to increasing taxes on personal consumption and companies. Read Full Story


Canada To Push Ahead With Carbon Tax Plans

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Monday, October 29, 2018

Canada's federal Government has announced that it will impose a carbon price in Ontario, New Brunswick, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan in 2019. Read Full Story


Switzerland Begins Sharing Tax Data Internationally

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, October 12, 2018

Switzerland has made its first exchanges under the new international automatic exchange of information framework, the Common Reporting Standard.Read Full Story


Canada Revenue Agency To Improve Digital Platform

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Friday, September 28, 2018

The Canada Revenue Agency is to collaborate with an association of tax preparation and software firms to improve the digital services it provides to taxpayers. Read Full Story


At UN General Assembly, OECD Urges Global Carbon Tax Action

Friday, September 28, 2018

Three years on from the commitments made at the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) in Paris, the overwhelming majority of governments have not taken the necessary action to contain growing risks to the climate, says the OECD. It said, with emissions on the rise again, OECD governments need to get serious about shifting their economies to a low-carbon model and stop investing in carbon-intensive infrastructure.Read Full Story


Ontario Withdraws Support For Canadian Carbon Taxes

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

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









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