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Stories that are tagged 'Taxation'

Ireland's 12.5pc Corporate Tax Rate Key For Investors

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

A one percentage point increase in Ireland's statutory corporate tax rate would reduce its chance of being chosen as a location for new non-EU foreign direct investment projects by 4.6 percent, according to research by the Economic and Social Research Institute. Read Full Story


Dutch Tax Secretary Quizzed On EU Int'l Tax Agenda

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

The Dutch EU Presidency wants to make rapid progress on the implementation of the OECD's base erosion and profit shifting project recommendations, Eric Wiebes, the Dutch State Secretary of Finance, told members of the European Parliament's Special Committee on Tax Rulings. Read Full Story


IoM Consultation Launched On PIT Regime Overhaul

by Amanda Banks,, London

Friday, August 14, 2015

The Isle of Man Government on August 14 launched a new public consultation, Proposed Changes to Individual Taxation, on proposals to further simplify the island's income tax system and lift thousands of the lower-paid taxpayers out of the tax net. Read Full Story


ECJ Rules Against French Corporate Tax Provisions

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

The European Court of Justice has provided a provisional ruling that recommends that a French tax regime that offers tax benefits exclusively to resident corporate groups contravenes EU law. Read Full Story


Two Swiss VAT Rule Changes From January 1

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Changes to Switzerland's value-added tax rules will come into effect from January 1, 2015, through changes to the Value-Added Tax Ordinance. Read Full Story


Ghanaian Government Asked To Tighten Up On Transfer Pricing

by Lorys Charalambous,, Cyprus

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Enhancing tax incentives and training of the Ghana Revenue Authority are key to the prevention of tax evasion and abuse of transfer pricing law, Omane-Antwi, Professor at Ghanaian Pentecost University, told a seminar in Accra last week. Read Full Story


NZ Firms Fear BEPS Agenda Will Fail

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Only 26 percent of New Zealand business leaders believe that the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's base erosion and profit shifting Action Plan is likely to be successful, according to a recent survey by Grant Thornton New Zealand. Read Full Story


New Zealand Calls For Collective Action On BEPS

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Further progress on the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's base erosion and profit shifting project requires collective action, Todd McClay, New Zealand's Revenue Minister, told a recent conference organized by BDO New Zealand. Read Full Story


Press Ahead With Tax Plans, Šemeta Urges New EU Presidency

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Friday, July 11, 2014

European Tax Commissioner Algirdas Šemeta has called on the new Italian Presidency to ensure that progress is made on a number of tax initiatives, ranging from value-added tax rules to anti-avoidance schemes, and from proposals for a Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base to plans for a financial transactions tax. Read Full Story


IMF Calls For Global Cohesion In Taxing Multinationals

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Monday, June 30, 2014

The International Monetary Fund released a report on June 25, 2014, which explores the nature and policy implications of cross-border effects from national corporate tax policies. Read Full Story




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