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Belt And Road Forum Agrees Digital Tax Admin Agenda

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

Monday, October 4, 2021

China has set out the priorities of the Belt and Road Initiative Tax Administration Cooperation Mechanism (BRITACOM) Council over the next five years, at the 36-country grouping's second forum. Read Full Story


EU To Table A Digital Tax Proposal In October

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

The European Commission has committed to tabling a proposal for a digital tax in October, whether or not an international agreement surfaces from OECD-led talks on new international tax rules for the world's largest firms. Read Full Story


China's New Urban Maintenance And Construction Tax Law In Force

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

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

China's Ministry of Finance and the State Administration of Taxation have issued a statement announcing tax relief from the Urban Maintenance and Construction Tax. Read Full Story


US Lawmakers Approve New Cryptoassets Reporting Rules

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

The US Senate has approved the inclusion of new provisions in the bipartisan infrastructure bill to require intermediaries involved in cryptocurrency trading to report details about transactions. Read Full Story


Wyden Takes Aim At US Pass-Through Income Tax Break

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Friday, August 6, 2021

Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden (D-OR) has introduced legislation to overhaul the 20 percent deduction for pass-through income introduced into US tax law in 2017. Read Full Story


Hong Kong, Georgia Tax Deal To Enter Into Force

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

Friday, August 6, 2021

The Hong Kong Government has announced that the comprehensive double tax agreement it signed with Georgia last year will enter into force on July 1. Read Full Story


Mauritius Announces New Tax Reliefs In 2021-22 Budget

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Friday, August 6, 2021

Mauritius announced numerous tax relief measures for investors and for wealthy foreign individuals in its newly released Budget. Read Full Story


Putin Signs Law To Withdraw From Dutch DTA

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Russia's President Vladimir Putin has signed a law to terminate the country's double tax agreement with the Netherlands. Read Full Story


Mexico Enacts Outsourcing Tax Law Changes

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Mexico has recently enacted legislative amendments to various tax laws in a bid to restrict the ability of companies to enter into outsourcing arrangements. Read Full Story


Philippines To Complete Tax Incentives Review By Early May

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

Monday, April 26, 2021

The Philippines Department of Finance has announced that the Fiscal Incentives Review Board (FIRB) will complete the implementing rules and regulations for the corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprises (CREATE) Act by the third week of May. Read Full Story


New Zealand Explains Recent Tax Law Changes

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

Thursday, April 15, 2021

The New Zealand Inland Revenue Department has released a new "special report" to provide guidance on changes to real property tax rules and other tax rules that were included in the Taxation (Annual Rates for 2020–21, Feasibility Expenditure, and Remedial Matters) Act 2021. Read Full Story


Hong Kong Tables Tax Law Administration Bill

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

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Hong Kong tabled the Inland Revenue (Amendment) (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2021 in parliament on March 24. Read Full Story











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