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Barbados To Slash PIT Rates Through Indirect Tax Grab

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Monday, April 15, 2019

Barbados's 2019 Budget includes proposals to remove VAT input tax credits for various supplies, reform the personal income tax regime, and generate more revenues from property taxes and the gaming sector. Read Full Story


Vietnam Announces Corporate Tax Breaks For SMEs

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

Monday, April 15, 2019

Vietnam's Ministry of Finance has forwarded a proposal to parliament to legislate for corporate tax relief for small and medium sized enterprises. Read Full Story


Hungary Defends Decision To Pursue Low Direct Taxes

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, April 5, 2019

The Hungarian Government has issued a statement in defense of recent tax cuts in response to what it described as "attacks" on its tax policies by the European Union. Read Full Story


Switzerland, UK Agree On Post-Brexit Trade Relationship

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

The UK and Switzerland have signed a trade continuity agreement that will serve as a basis for their trading relationship after Brexit. Read Full Story


EU To Probe Potential Abuses Of Citizenship By Investment Schemes

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Monday, January 28, 2019

For the first time, the Commission has presented a comprehensive report on investor citizenship and residence schemes operated by a number of EU member states. Read Full Story


UK Crown Dependencies Introducing Economic Substance Rules

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Friday, December 28, 2018

Each of the Crown Dependencies – Jersey, Guernsey, and the Isle of Man – have tabled legislation that will introduce new substance requirements for tax-resident firms engaged in certain industries from January 1, 2019. Read Full Story


Canadian Tax Regime To Be Enhanced From 2019

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Friday, December 28, 2018

Canada's small business tax rate will be reduced from 10 percent to nine percent from January 1, 2019, as part of a suite of new year tax changes. Read Full Story


Ukrainian Corporate Tax Reform Plans Shelved

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

Friday, December 14, 2018

Ukraine has reportedly postponed consideration of a bill that would reform the country's corporate tax system to shift the burden of tax from company profits to distributions. Read Full Story


Australian Regulator Flags Important Accounting Standard Changes

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

Friday, December 7, 2018

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has highlighted the significant impact that recent accounting standard changes will have for financial reports that must be prepared for the year to December 31, 2018, and second quarter reports. Read Full Story


Swiss Government Signs Off On Tax, Trade Issues

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, November 30, 2018

Switzerland's Government has recently decided on a number of trade matters and reviewed its plans for changes to how it administers vehicle taxes. Read Full Story


UK Seeking To Encourage Audit Market Competition

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Friday, November 23, 2018

Companies looking for auditing services may benefit from a more competitive market if changes are recommended as part of a recently launched Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) review into the industry. Read Full Story


Singaporean Corporate Tax Returns Soon Due

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

Friday, November 16, 2018

The Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore has issued a reminder to companies that the corporate income tax return filing deadline is either November 30, 2018, for paper returns, or December 15, 2018, for electronically filed returns. Read Full Story











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