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Mauritius Overhauls Tax Regime In 2019-20 Budget

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Friday, June 21, 2019

Mauritius announced a multitude of changes to all areas of its tax regime in its 2019-2020 Budget, including international tax reforms; value-added tax changes; new corporate tax relief measures, including a new patent box regime; a regime for peer-to-peer lending; individual tax breaks; and a tax amnesty scheme. Read Full Story


Bolivian Tax Amnesty To Close June 28

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Friday, June 21, 2019

Bolivian taxpayers have until a twice-extended deadline of June 28, 2019, to regularize their affairs and benefit from reduced penalty rates. Read Full Story


IRS Opens US Compliance Assurance Program To Applicants

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Friday, June 21, 2019

On June 14, 2019, the US Internal Revenue Service announced that it is looking for new applicants for the Compliance Assurance Process (CAP), a cooperative compliance program aimed at publicly traded corporate taxpayers. Read Full Story


Finland Launches Consultation On EU Exit Tax

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.con, Brussels

Friday, June 21, 2019

On June 14, 2019, the Finnish Ministry of Finance launched a consultation on draft exit tax legislation. Read Full Story


Switzerland Schedules Corporate Tax Overhaul For 2020

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, June 21, 2019

The Swiss Federal Council has announced that the Federal Act on Tax Reform and AHV Financing will enter into force on January 1, 2020. Read Full Story


Switzerland, Netherlands Amend Double Tax Pact

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Switzerland and the Netherlands have signed a protocol to their double tax agreement that will bring it into line with international standards. Read Full Story


OECD Fleshes Out Int'l Tax Reform Plans During BEPS Webcast

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, June 13, 2019

During a webcast on June 11, the OECD provided a technical update on its work to develop new, modernized international tax rules for the digitalized economy. Read Full Story


New EU Requirements For IFRS Financial Statements From 2020

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, June 13, 2019

The European Commission has announced that listed companies that prepare consolidated financial statements using IFRS Standards will be required to tag their primary financial statements using the IFRS Taxonomy for financial years starting on or after January 1, 2020. Read Full Story


Brazil, Uruguay Agree Anti-BEPS Provisions In New Treaty

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Brazil and Uruguay have included provisions to tackle base erosion and profit shifting in a new double tax agreement, signed on June 7, 2019. Read Full Story


Ireland Consults On Capital Gains Tax Relief Review

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Thursday, June 13, 2019

The Irish Finance Department has launched a consultation on potential changes to the capital gains tax revised entrepreneur relief. Read Full Story


EU Takes Action Against Spain Over Rules On Reporting Of Assets

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, June 13, 2019

The European Commission is taking Spain to the Court of Justice over the imposition of "disproportionate" sanctions for failure to report assets held abroad. Read Full Story


Switzerland, Iran Sign DTA Protocol

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Switzerland and Iran have signed a protocol to their double tax agreement that will bring it into line with international standards. Read Full Story











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