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UK To Offer Expanded Annual Investment Allowance Until 2022

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

The UK Government has announced that the temporary GBP1m (USD1.31m) cap for the Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) will be extended until January 1, 2022. Read Full Story


Malta To Continue To Apply EUR20,000 VAT Registration Threshold

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Malta has received approval from EU authorities to extend its heightened value-added tax registration threshold for certain suppliers of services. Read Full Story


Cyprus Announces More VAT Payment Flexibility

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Cyprus's tax agency has released a number of statements regarding further value-added tax payment concessions for companies financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read Full Story


BVI Rules Out New Taxes In 2021 Budget

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

The Government of the British Virgin Islands has announced that it will seek to boost tax collections by modernizing tax administration, not by imposing new taxes. 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


France Proposes Additional COVID-19 Support Measures

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

In two recent speeches, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire has outlined plans to extend COVID-19 supports for French businesses. Read Full Story


Dutch-Polish DTA To Feature New BEPS, Pension Provisions

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

The Netherlands and Poland have agreed to make changes to their tax treaty, to add provisions to prevent tax base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS), and amend provisions relating to the taxation of pensions income. Read Full Story


Cayman Tables Law For Digital Asset Business Regime

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

The Government of the Cayman Islands has published legislation in its Official Gazette to introduce a regulatory regime for virtual asset service providers (VASPs). Read Full Story


Burkina Faso Ratifies The BEPS MLI

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

African state Burkina Faso has ratified the BEPS multilateral instrument, to make changes to its double tax agreements to counter tax base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS). Read Full Story


UK To Strengthen Insurance Premium Tax Rules

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

On November 5, 2020, HM Revenue and Customs issued a consultation on proposals to improve the administration of Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) and prevent unfair outcomes. Read Full Story


Switzerland To Overhaul Domestic Law Governing Double Tax Pacts

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

The Swiss Federal Council has approved proposed legislative changes to alter how the country interprets double tax agreement provisions. Read Full Story


EU To Challenge Dutch Pension Tax Rules Before ECJ

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

The European Commission has referred the Netherlands to the Court of Justice for its rules on the cross-border transfer of pension capital and cross-border provision of pensions. Read Full Story











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