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UK Encouraged To Add Tax Hikes To Austerity Drive

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

The United Kingdom should look to tax measures to bring down the deficit and focus on the self-employed and value-added tax rules, the International Monetary Fund has recommended. Read Full Story

 


IMF Urges Belgium To Build On Tax Reform

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

The International Monetary Fund has proposed that Belgium should build on recent tax reform measures with growth-oriented policies. Read Full Story

 


IMF Calls For Tax Hikes In Trinidad And Tobago

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

The International Monetary Fund has said Trinidad and Tobago needs to further hike taxes. Read Full Story

 


IMF Urges Rebalancing Of Lithuania's Taxes

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

The International Monetary Fund has called on Lithuania to consider measures that will shift the emphasis of taxation away from labor and towards wealth. Read Full Story

 


IMF Urges Mexico To Shore Up Tax Regime

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

The International Monetary Fund has urged Mexico to strengthen non-oil tax revenues and increase levels of tax compliance, especially in the area of value-added tax. Read Full Story

 


IMF Urges Kuwait To Press Ahead With VAT

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Thursday, November 16, 2017

The International Monetary Fund has urged authorities in Kuwait to push ahead with the introduction of a value-added tax, having fallen behind the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, which are introducing VAT from January 1, 2018. Read Full Story

 


Cambodia Continuing To Make Headway On Tax Reform: IMF

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

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Cambodia continues to make progress towards expanding its tax revenue base, the International Monetary Fund said, recommending in a new report that the country take stock of progress so far and focus now on reviewing tax incentives and value-added tax policy. Read Full Story

 


IMF Advises Countries On Setting Up A Tax Policy Unit

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, October 26, 2017

The International Monetary Fund has issued guidance on how countries can establish tax policy units. Read Full Story

 


Cambodia Urged To Plug Tax Revenue Leakages

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

Monday, October 23, 2017

Cambodia should center its tax reform efforts on improving the effectiveness and efficiency of tax incentives and excise taxes, the International Monetary Fund has said. Read Full Story

 


IMF Recommends Higher Income Taxes For Wealthy

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Monday, October 16, 2017

Governments should consider effective fiscal policies to address wealth imbalances, the IMF says, noting in a new report how the top personal income tax rates in OECD countries have declined from an average of 62 percent in 1981 to 35 percent in 2015. Read Full Story

 

 

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