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April Cut-off For EU Financial Transaction Tax Negotiations

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, March 23, 2017

The EU member states taking part in the proposed EU financial transactions tax will decide next month whether or not to proceed with the controversial tax, according to Austrian Finance Minister Hans Joerg Schelling. Read Full Story

 


Austrian Bank Tax Payments Spiked In 2016

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Erste Group, one of the largest financial institutions in Central and Eastern Europe, has said its bank tax payments almost tripled in 2016 as a result of a change to Austrian tax law. Read Full Story

 


Sweden's Competition Commission Opposes FTT

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Sweden's competition authority has warned that proposals for a financial activities tax would place the country's financial services sector at a competitive disadvantage. Read Full Story

 


EU Looking At New Tax-Based Funding Model

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

A new report has recommended a rethink on how the European Union is funded, proposing the use of either revenues from carbon tax, a common corporate income tax, or from value-added tax, as currently, but under reformed arrangements. Read Full Story

 


France Legislates For Single, 28 Percent CIT Rate

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

The French National Assembly has approved the Government's Budget for 2017. Read Full Story

 


Belgian Pension Funds Rally Against EU FTT

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, December 2, 2016

Belgian pension funds have urged the Government to withdraw from the proposed European Union financial transaction tax, warning that the tax could "devastate" the industry. Read Full Story

 


France To Increase Financial Transactions Tax

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

French deputies have voted in favor of an amendment to the draft 2017 Budget that will increase the country's tax on financial transactions and expand the tax's scope. Read Full Story

 


Dutch Gov't Eyes Deeper Corporate Tax Cut

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

The Netherlands' ruling VDD Party has said that it would seek to cut corporate tax for all companies if it retains power in the upcoming parliamentary elections. Read Full Story

 


US Democratic Party Issues Election Manifesto

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

The Democratic Party platform for the 2016 presidential election includes provisions to ensure that "the wealthiest Americans and largest corporations must pay their fair share of taxes." Read Full Story

 


Time Running Out For EU FTT Deal

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Monday, June 6, 2016

Austrian Finance Minister Joerg Schelling has revealed that plans to introduce a tax on certain financial transactions in the EU are close to being shelved, unless the member states involved in the discussions can come to an agreement by the end of the month. Read Full Story

 

 

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