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Ireland Implements New Exit Tax Regime

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Last updated 12 hours ago | Friday, October 19, 2018

Ireland's 2018 Finance Bill legislates for a new exit tax regime compliant with the EU's Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive. Read Full Story


Juncker Seeking To Smooth Path For EU Tax Reform

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, September 14, 2018

Jean-Claude Juncker, the President of the European Commission, has again called for changes to the way EU member states vote on key tax proposals. Read Full Story


EU, Japan Ink New Trade Agreement

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Monday, July 23, 2018

The EU and Japan have signed an Economic Partnership Agreement that will remove the majority of the EUR1bn (USD1.2bn) of duties paid annually by EU companies exporting to Japan. Read Full Story


UK Must Leave EU VAT Area, UK's Lower House Votes

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Monday, July 23, 2018

Upon leaving the European Union, the UK should not be included in the EU VAT area and adopt its own specific VAT regime, UK lawmakers agreed on July 16, 2018, in a move that may derail the Government's efforts to agree a Brexit transition period to cushion the impact of Brexit on firms.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


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









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