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Germany's CDU Party Calls For Corporate Tax Cut

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Last updated 13 hours ago | Monday, January 21, 2019

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, chair of the German Christian Democrat Union (CDU), has said that the Government should consider cutting corporate tax to help stave off a slowdown in the economy.Read Full Story


France To Levy Digital Tax Starting Jan 2019

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, December 21, 2018

The French Government has decided to bring forward the introduction of a national tax on digital companies following the failure of European Union member states to agree on an EU-wide digital services tax.Read Full Story


Still No Deal On EU Digital Services Tax

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, December 7, 2018

European finance ministers were again unable to reach an agreement on a proposed digital services tax, despite attempts by Austria, France, and Germany to broker a compromise. Read Full Story


ECJ Rules French Dividend Tax Rules Breach EU Law

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, November 30, 2018

The European Court of Justice has ruled in favor of three Belgian companies that had challenged the legality of France's decision to refuse a refund of withholding tax collected on dividends paid by a resident company to a loss-making non-resident company.Read Full Story


Estonia Tops Tax Foundation's Tax Competitiveness Index

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Monday, October 29, 2018

Estonia has topped the Tax Foundation's International Tax Competitiveness Index for the fifth successive year, being deemed to have the "best tax code in the OECD."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














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