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  • Property Taxes
    By Tax-News.com Editorial
    Tuesday, February 24, 2015

    A report published in the United States in 2014 concluded that property tax is often identified as taxpayers' "most hated tax," surpassing both income tax and sales tax in their low estimation. Not that governments seem to be aware of this...
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  • Friday, January 30, 2015

    CCH Personal Tax Software Reaches Market-Leading First-Time Success Rate in Online Filing of UK Tax Returns by Accountants to HMRC in 2014 Tax Season...
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  • January Global Tax-News Update
    By Tax-News.com Editorial
    Monday, January 26, 2015

    This edition of the Tax-News monthly feature takes in noteworthy events in the international tax arena, including attempts to inject new life into the campaign for comprehensive tax reform in the United States...
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  • News Round Up
    By Tax-News.com Editorial
    Monday, December 29, 2014

    Currently, there is a tendency among those who take an interest in international tax developments to look to the future and try to guess how the international tax landscape will look in, say, three of four years, once countries begin to...
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  • Malta Shipping Review 2014/15
    By Tax-News.com Editorial
    Friday, October 31, 2014

    With its location in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea, a centuries old maritime tradition and a respected and favourable regulatory and tax regime for shipping, it is no surprise that Malta has developed one of the...
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  • Malta Holding Companies 2014/15
    By Tax-News.com Editorial
    Tuesday, October 14, 2014

    Malta, like Cyprus, has been obliged to dismantle its old 'offshore' companies regime as a trade-off for joining the European Union. EU membership has, however, brought about certain benefits for Maltese companies...
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  • Malta E-Gaming Review 2014/15
    By Tax-News.com Editorial
    Tuesday, October 7, 2014

    In the autumn of 2000 the Maltese government passed legislation enabling online betting centres to be set up in the country, and this legislation, coupled with provisions from the Income Tax Act written specifically for...
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  • Cyprus Shipping Review 2014/15
    By Tax-News.com Editorial
    Monday, September 29, 2014

    The Cypriot shipping industry has experienced strong growth since the creation of the shipping registry in 1963 and several ingredients have combined to make Cyprus one of the most important locations for a variety of...
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  • Cyprus Holding Companies 2014/15
    By Tax-News.com Editorial
    Tuesday, September 2, 2014

    In March 2013 Cyprus made global headlines as a result of the unprecedented bail-out agreement with the “Troika” (European Commission, European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund) in an attempt to avoid...
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  • Monday, August 18, 2014

    To some, US companies switching their tax residency to gain a tax advantage are economic “traitors.” To others, they are victims of a United States tax code that effectively punishes them for investing at home and encourages...
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  • BEPS Approaches Key Milestone
    By Tax-News.com Editorial
    Wednesday, August 6, 2014

    On July 3, 2014, New Zealand’s Revenue Minister Todd McClay revealed that the OECD has agreed the final recommendations for the first set of actions to tackle base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) by multinational...
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  • Austerity EU
    By Tax-News.com Editorial
    Tuesday, July 15, 2014

    The recent revelation that Banco Espírito Santo, one of Portugal’s largest banks, has hit trouble, sent shockwaves through the financial markets and reminded us all that the eurozone crisis, as a result of which taxpayers...
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  • Switzerland Under Siege
    By Tax-News.com Editorial
    Tuesday, July 1, 2014

    So much of what Switzerland has traditionally stood for is now anathema to its neighbours in Europe and other members of the club of developed nations: confidentiality underpinned by strong banking secrecy laws...
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  • Tuesday, June 17, 2014

    When we last wrote a Tax-News feature on the United States Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) over two years ago, there were many who doubted that the US Treasury could really make this extra-territorial piece of tax legislation work...
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  • Tuesday, June 3, 2014

    Successive surveys of tax executives and senior finance professionals at multinational companies show that risks associated with transfer pricing have become the number one tax-related concern for businesses operating across several jurisdictions.
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  • Australian Budget Summary
    By Tax-News.com Editorial
    Tuesday, May 20, 2014

    Attempting to build on the Coalition's low-tax, pro-business agenda, Joe Hockey announced a company tax cut as part of his first Budget as Australian Treasurer. However, with the Government having found itself backed...
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  • Global Tax Topical Feature
    By Tax-News.com Editorial
    Thursday, May 8, 2014

    In this feature, we round up some of the latest tax developments of note reported by Tax-News.com in key jurisdictions and at multilateral level...
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  • VAT Review
    By Tax-News.com Editorial
    Tuesday, April 15, 2014

    This feature summarises key developments in value-added tax (VAT) law internationally since the turn of the year...
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  • Tuesday, April 8, 2014

    Three recent trade reports have suggested that with many economies still feeling vulnerable in the wake of the global financial crisis, governments are resorting to trade protectionism with increasing frequency...
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  • UK Budget: Targeting the Grey Vote?
    By Tax-News.com Editorial
    Tuesday, March 25, 2014

    On March 19, UK Chancellor George Osborne announced a government budget for “makers, doers and savers” with extended tax breaks for business investment, minor tax cuts for most individuals and a surprise shake-up of...
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