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Stories that are tagged 'Copyright'

Luxembourg Legislates For New IP Box Regime

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Friday, August 11, 2017

Luxembourg Finance Minister Pierre Gramegna has introduced legislation into parliament that would establish a new intellectual property tax regime in Luxembourg. Read Full Story


Japan And Russia To Update DTA

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Friday, March 31, 2017

Russian and Japanese government representatives met in Tokyo on March 27 to begin negotiations on updating their double tax agreement. Read Full Story


Germany, Costa Rica To Avoid Double Tax From Jan 1

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Friday, November 4, 2016

German's Finance Ministry on October 24 confirmed that the double tax avoidance treaty between Germany and Costa Rica will apply from January 1, 2017. Read Full Story


Finnish Royalties To Estonia No Longer Taxed

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

The Finnish Tax Administration has confirmed that the payment of Finnish-sourced royalties to taxpayers in Estonia are not subject to withholding tax under the Finland's double tax avoidance treaty with the Baltic state. Read Full Story


US Senator Criticizes EU 'Link Tax' Proposal

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Thursday, September 1, 2016

A leading member of the United States Senate has called on the European Union not to introduce a copyright fee on news aggregation sites that provide links to news articles on the Internet. Read Full Story


Ireland Explains Its New Patent Box Regime

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Monday, August 15, 2016

The Irish Revenue has published practical guidance on the Knowledge Development Box, a special regime for the taxation of income arising from intellectual property. Read Full Story


Ukraine, Austria Increase DTA Withholding Tax Rates

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Monday, July 11, 2016

Ukraine and Austria have agreed to sign a protocol to their double taxation agreement to increase withholding tax rates on dividends, interest, and royalty income. Read Full Story


Singapore, France Tax Treaty Enters Into Force

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

The double taxation avoidance agreement between Singapore and France entered into force on June 1, 2016. Read Full Story


US Chamber Ranks Singapore Highly As IP Domicile

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Monday, March 14, 2016

The US Chamber of Commerce has released its 4th annual International IP Index report, "Infinite Possibilities," highlighting the robust framework for protecting intellectual property in Singapore in particular. Read Full Story


Canada-New Zealand Double Tax Pact In Force

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Thursday, July 2, 2015

A new double tax agreement and an accompanying protocol between New Zealand and Canada entered into force on June 26, 2015, which will lower withholding tax rates on certain cross-border income from August 1, 2015. Read Full Story




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