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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


Netherlands To Introduce New Environmental Taxes

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, January 1, 2021

The Netherlands is to introduce a new tax on international flights starting on January 1, 2021. Read Full Story


EU Eyeing 2023 Start Date For DAC7

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, December 10, 2020

The EU has agreed new rules that will see member states automatically exchange information on income earned by sellers on digital platforms from 2023. Read Full Story


Few Tax Changes In Guernsey's 2021 Budget

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Guernsey announced no major tax changes to its tax regime in its 2021 Budget, released on November 17, 2020. Read Full Story


UK May Double Capital Gains Tax Burden

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

More closely aligning UK capital gains tax (CGT) rates with income tax rates could raise significant revenues for the UK, a government-commissioned review has concluded. Read Full Story


Malta Releases 2021 Budget

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Monday, November 2, 2020

Malta's 2021 Budget, announced on October 19, 2020, included tax breaks for individuals and an increase to the VAT registration threshold. Read Full Story


Netherlands Cancels Corporate Tax Rate Cut

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

The Dutch Government has decided to cancel a planned decrease in the corporate tax rate in its 2021 Tax Plan. Read Full Story


Germany To Provide Personal Income Tax Relief

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, July 31, 2020

On July 29, 2020, the German Federal Cabinet approved a draft tax law including personal income tax relief measures. Read Full Story


Singapore Launches Consultation On Income Tax Reforms

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

Friday, July 24, 2020

Singapore's Ministry of Finance has launched a public consultation on proposed corporate tax and income tax breaks. Read Full Story


Switzerland Unlikely To Need Tax Hikes In Response To COVID-19

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, July 10, 2020

The Swiss Government is anticipating a shortfall in tax receipts of over CHF5bn in 2020. Read Full Story


EU Approves Italian COVID-19 Tax Breaks

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, July 3, 2020

The European Commission has approved under state aid rules four Italian tax schemes to support companies and self-employed workers affected by the coronavirus outbreak. Read Full Story


France Provides SMEs With More COVID-19 Tax Relief Measures

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, June 25, 2020

The French Government has presented to the Council of Ministers a third amendment to the Finance Bill for 2020, which provides additional support for businesses affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. Read Full Story











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