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OECD Releases E-Commerce VAT Toolkit For Asia-Pac States

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Monday, March 21, 2022

On March 10, the OECD released a new VAT Digital Toolkit for Asia-Pacific (APAC) nations. The toolkit is intended to support local tax authorities to better collect value-added tax on e-commerce activities. Read Full Story


Switzerland Publishes Review Of 2021 Tax Progress

Thursday, January 20, 2022

As part of its commitment to fighting cross-border tax evasion and profit shifting, Switzerland sent information on over 3m financial accounts in 2021, according to a new review of the Swiss financial center by the State Secretariat for International Financial Matters. Read Full Story


Asia-Pac's Tax Take Dropped, Even Before COVID-19: Report

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

Friday, August 6, 2021

Tax revenues fell in 2019 in two-thirds of economies across Asia and the Pacific as a result of an economic slowdown prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new OECD report.Read Full Story


Digital VAT Regimes Vital To Buoy Countries' Tax Takes: Report

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, December 10, 2020

The OECD has released its annual Consumption Tax Trends report, which highlights that with VAT rates at an all-time high, governments should ensure they have effective VAT frameworks in place to tax e-commerce. Read Full Story


Japan, Morocco Sign New Tax Agreement

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

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

On January 8, 2020, Japan and Morocco signed a double taxation agreement.Read Full Story


Japan Hikes Sales Tax To Ten Percent

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

Friday, October 4, 2019

Japan's sales tax rose from eight to 10 percent on October 1, 2019, following two previous delays to the hike. Read Full Story














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