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Switzerland A Step Closer On Corporate Tax Reform

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, September 21, 2018

The two houses of Switzerland's parliament have said that they are largely in agreement on the main points of the Government's proposed changes to the corporation tax system. Read Full Story


Switzerland Adopts Dispatch On Brazil DTA

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, September 21, 2018

The Swiss Federal Council has adopted a dispatch approving the new double taxation agreement with Brazil. Read Full Story


Australia, Indonesia Finalize Trade Agreement

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

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Australia and Indonesia have concluded negotiations on a new trading agreement that will eliminate tariffs on a range of products. Read Full Story


Australian PM Planning New SME Tax Changes

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

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Australia's new Prime Minister has said his Government is working on plans to help improve the tax competitiveness of small businesses. Read Full Story


Malaysia To Phase Out 'Harmful' Tax Regime

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

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Malaysia has suspended its MSC Malaysia tax regime, pending changes to bring it into line with recommendations from the OECD's Base Erosion and Profit Shifting initiative. Read Full Story


Switzerland Throws Weight Behind Global Digital Tax Fix

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Switzerland wants to see the introduction of an internationally applicable standard for the taxation of the digital economy. 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


Netherlands Ponders New Aviation Tax

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Monday, July 16, 2018

The Dutch Government has begun a public consultation exercise on plans to introduce a new tax on air travel by 2021. Read Full Story


Australian Tax Changes Effective From July 1

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

Friday, July 6, 2018

The Australian Government has set out the numerous changes made to the tax system on July 1 and launched a consultation on new tax rules for "stapled structures." Read Full Story


IMF Urges US To Hike Indirect Taxes

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Friday, July 6, 2018

The International Monetary Fund has recommended that the United States raise indirect taxes to boost revenues, to offset the cost of recent tax cuts and spending increases. 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


Wolters Kluwer Tax Expert Weighs In On Landmark Wayfair Ruling

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Friday, June 29, 2018

The decision by the US Supreme Court to drop the physical presence requirement for states to impose sales tax will have an "incredible impact" on states' tax regimes and revenues, according to Mark Friedlich, Senior Director of Tax and Accounting, North America, Wolters Kluwer. Read Full Story












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