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US Trade Commission Recommends Tariffs On Korean Washers

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

The US International Trade Commission has unanimously recommended tariffs of up to 50 percent on large washers imported from Korea. Read Full Story

 


Costa Rica Plans Netflix Tax

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Monday, August 14, 2017

Costa Rica's Government is planning to introduce a 15 percent value-added tax on entertainment streaming services such as Netflix. Read Full Story

 


14 Territories Praised By OECD For Tax Transparency Advances

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, June 29, 2017

A number of territories that had failed to demonstrate they have complied with international tax transparency standards have had their ratings upgraded by the OECD, following "fast-track" peer reviews. Read Full Story

 


Costa Rica Expected To Keep Rate For New VAT At 13 Percent

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Costa Rica may opt for a lower value-added tax rate when it implements the levy. Read Full Story

 


Costa Rica Considers Higher Taxes On Foreign Truckers

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The Costa Rican Government is to consider hiking taxes on foreign haulers. Read Full Story

 


China Cut Tariffs On January 1

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

Monday, January 2, 2017

China introduced import and export duty changes from January 1 to boost innovation-driven development and put the country's tariff structure "more in line with the needs of international trade development." Read Full Story

 


Costa Rica Urged To Adopt VAT

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Thursday, December 29, 2016

The International Monetary Fund has urged Costa Rican lawmakers to agree on much-needed consumption tax and income tax reforms. Read Full Story

 


Obama Implements Various Trade Tariff Changes

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

President Barack Obama has signed a proclamation that tidies up various outstanding trade tariff issues, including the implementation of US tariff preferences for Nepal and the Central African Republic. Read Full Story

 


Tax Inspectors Without Borders Boosting Revenues For Developing States

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, November 25, 2016

More than USD260m in tax revenues has been generated through the Tax Inspectors Without Borders initiative since its launch in July last year, the OECD announced on November 22. Read Full Story

 


South Korea, Central America Agree Free Trade Deal

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

Thursday, November 17, 2016

On November 16, South Korea and the six Central American states – El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, and Costa Rica – agreed the details of a free trade agreement, according to an announcement from the South Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy. Read Full Story

 

 

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