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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


Philippines Aiming To Finalize Tax Reform By End Of October

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

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Benjamin Diokno, the Philippines' Budget and Management Secretary, says the Government should secure the passage of all the remaining comprehensive tax reform bills within the next two months. Read Full Story


Denmark Invests Further In Tax Administration

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Danish Minister of Taxation Karsten Lauritzen has announced that the Government has allocated an additional DKK2.2bn (USD342m) for the modernization of the tax authority's administrative systems in an attempt to strengthen tax collection. 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


Finnish Government Reaches 2019 Budget Agreement

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

A number of incentives have been included in the Finnish Government's 2019 Budget to encourage investment in the shares of both small and listed companies. 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


Swiss Tax Reform To Shake Up Cantonal Tax Competition

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, September 21, 2018

Plans to overhaul Switzerland's corporate tax rules will affect the competitiveness of its cantons in different ways, according to a new report by UBS. Read Full Story


Swiss Gov't Approves BEPS Multilateral Instrument

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, September 21, 2018

The Swiss Federal Council has approved an OECD multilateral convention designed to prevent BEPS-related abuse of the international tax treaty system. Read Full Story


Switzerland Approves BEPS Amendments To UK DTA

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, September 21, 2018

The Swiss Federal Council has adopted a dispatch approving a new protocol to the double tax agreement with the UK. Read Full Story


Filipino Bill Would Extend Corporate Tax Perks For Schools, Hospitals

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

Friday, August 17, 2018

Filipino non-profit private schools and hospitals that adhere to high standards will continue to enjoy a corporate tax rate of 10 percent if a bill before the House of Representatives is adopted. Read Full Story


Croatia To Delay VAT Rate Cut Until 2020

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, August 17, 2018

The Croatian Government has announced that it will delay a planned one-percent value-added tax cut until 2020 but will cut VAT on some basic commodities from the beginning of next year. Read Full Story












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