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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

 


Pacific Countries Sign PACER Plus Deal

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

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Australia, New Zealand, and eight Pacific island countries have signed the Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations, a free trade agreement covering goods, services, and investment. Read Full Story

 


Australia Welcomes Conclusion Of PACER Plus Talks

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

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Australian Trade Minister Steven Ciobo has welcomed the conclusion of negotiations toward the Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations Plus, a trade deal he said will drive economic growth and raise living standards in the region. Read Full Story

 


Pakistan Targeting Panama, Bahamas Leaks Taxpayers

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

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Pakistan's Finance Minister, Mohammad Ishaq Dar, has directed the Federal Board of Revenue to approach the tax authorities of nine territories about information in the Panama and Bahamas leaks. Read Full Story

 


Pacific Islands Urged To Scrutinize Australia, NZ Free Trade Deal

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

Monday, August 29, 2016

Oxfam says people from Pacific Island countries are most likely to lose out from the PACER-Plus regional free trade agreement with Australia and New Zealand, which is edging closer to completion. Read Full Story

 


IRS Issues Revised Tax Guide For US Possessions

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Thursday, February 11, 2016

The Internal Revenue Service has released a revised version of its Tax Guide for Individuals Receiving Income from the United States Possessions – American Samoa, Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands – in 2015. Read Full Story

 


NZ-Samoa DTA Lowers Withholding Tax Rates

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

Monday, February 1, 2016

Concessionary rates of withholding tax in the New Zealand-Samoa double tax agreement became effective on February 1. Read Full Story

 


US Congress Passes Huge Fiscal Package

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Monday, December 21, 2015

The US House of Representatives and Senate have approved the bipartisan Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act and the Omnibus spending bill, which together make permanent or renew the package of "tax extenders" that expired at the end of 2014, and suspend three Obamacare taxes, at a 10-year cost of USD680bn. Read Full Story

 


Sixteen States' Tax Transparency Frameworks Reviewed

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Sixteen peer review reports were released at the recent plenary meeting of the OECD Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes on October 29-30, 2015.

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IRS Adds To US Territory Residency Rules

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Friday, August 28, 2015

A notice of proposed rulemaking issued by the US Internal Revenue Service on August 26 has proposed amendments to the regulations for determining whether an individual is a bona fide resident of a US territory. Read Full Story

 

 

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