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Ireland Introducing Tax On Sugary Drinks

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Thursday, October 12, 2017

The Irish Government will press ahead with plans for the introduction of a tax on sugar-sweetened drinks from April 2018. Read Full Story

 


Mexican Sin Tax Hikes Urged, For Earthquake Fund

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

The Mexican Government should increase taxes on sugary drinks and tobacco to raise funds for rebuilding homes destroyed by earthquakes in September, two advocacy groups have said. Read Full Story

 


Irish Budget Delivers Modest Income Tax Cuts

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Paschal Donohoe's first Irish Budget contained minor tweaks to income tax brackets and Universal Social Charge rates. Read Full Story

 


Irish Sugar Tax Expected In Budget

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Ireland's Minister for Health has said he expects next month's Budget to recommit the Government to the introduction of a tax on sugary drinks. Read Full Story

 


Australian Health Groups Call For Sugar Tax

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

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

A group of 34 Australian health organizations has called for the introduction of a 20 percent levy on sugary drinks. Read Full Story

 


Irish Drinks Industry Calls For Sugar Tax Delay

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

The Irish Beverage Council has urged the Government to defer plans for a tax on sugar-sweetened drinks until there is greater clarity on Ireland's post-Brexit trading relationship with the UK. Read Full Story

 


Irish Food Industry Seeking Budget Tax Breaks

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-news.com, London

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Industry group Food Drink Ireland has called on the Government to retain the nine percent rate of VAT for the hospitality industry and to scrap its planned tax on sugary drinks. Read Full Story

 


UK Private Hospitals 'Benefit From Tax Windfall'

by Amanda Banks, Tax-News.com, London

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

The UK Government is facing calls to address imbalances in the business rates system that mean National Health Service Trusts are taxed more than many private hospitals. Read Full Story

 


Canadian FMs Discuss Taxation Of Cannabis

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-news.com, Washington

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Canada's federal, provincial, and territorial finance ministers have discussed the tax regime that will enter into force when recreational cannabis is legalized in July 2018. Read Full Story

 


Catalonia To Raise EUR40m From Sugar Tax

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Spain's Catalonia region, which comprises the Spanish cities Barcelona, Girona, Lleida, and Tarragona, has introduced a tax on sugary drinks, which is intended to raise revenue worth about EUR40m (USD44.8m). Read Full Story

 

 

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