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Stories that are tagged 'Healthcare'

Canadian Medics Urged To Oppose Recent Tax Proposal

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Thursday, August 10, 2017

The Canadian Medical Association says it is opposed to the Government's proposed crackdown on tax planning strategies that involve private corporations. Read Full Story


House Tax Committee Votes To Repeal Obamacare

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Friday, March 10, 2017

Further progress towards the repeal of Obamacare and its replacement with a Republican alternative was taken on the evening of March 9, with the House of Representatives House Ways and Means Committee approving the proposed new legislation. Read Full Story


GlaxoSmithKline Confident In UK HQ Despite Brexit

by Robert Lee,, London

Thursday, July 28, 2016

GlaxoSmithKline has announced that it will invest GBP275m (USD363m) in its UK manufacturing network, and said that it views the country as an attractive location for investment. Read Full Story


UK Urges Tax Breaks To Boost Labor Productivity

by Robert Lee,, London

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

EEF, the manufacturer's organization, has called for the introduction of tax breaks to tackle the UK's "chronic sickness absence problem." Read Full Story


Mexico's Sugary Drinks Tax Working, Report Says

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Mexico's tax on sugary drinks reduced consumption by six percent in 2014, according to a report published in the BMJ medical journal. Read Full Story


President Obama Vetoes Health Care Repeal Legislation

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Monday, January 11, 2016

On January 8, President Barack Obama vetoed the "reconciliation bill," which had been passed by the US Senate and House of Representatives and which would have undermined the Affordable Care Act, including the repeal of many of its tax measures. Read Full Story


Brazil Reduces Duty On Specific Pharmaceuticals

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Friday, January 1, 2016

Brazil has cut the import duty on three drugs that are used for kidney transplants and for treating lung and kidney cancer. Read Full Story


Dubai Passes Legislation To Form Free Zone Council

by Lorys Charalambous,, Cyprus

Thursday, August 27, 2015

The ruler of Dubai, Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, announced on August 25, 2015, that he has issued two decrees regarding the formation of the Dubai Free Zones Council. Read Full Story


Bills To Cancel Obamacare Small Business Tax Threat

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Bipartisan bills have been introduced in both the House of Representatives and the Senate to abolish the tax liability of up to USD36,500 a year per employee that US small businesses could face under the Affordable Care Act for continuing with health reimbursement agreements. Read Full Story


Romania To Bolster Health Insurance Tax Breaks

by Tatiana Smolenskaya,, Moscow

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The budget and finance committee of Romania's lower house of Parliament has endorsed a proposal to increase the limits on the tax deductibility of health insurance contributions. Read Full Story




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