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Stories that are tagged 'Welfare'

India Subjects Foreign Shippers To Service Tax

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Monday, January 23, 2017

From January 22, the same service tax and levies already imposed on Indian shipping companies are also payable by foreign exporters using non-Indian vessels to import goods into India. Read Full Story


Irish Tax Revenues 'Must Perform Strongly' For Rest Of 2016

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Irish revenues are up 4.7 percent year on year, but with two months to go until the end of the year, the Irish Revenue has warned that revenues must "perform strongly" for annual budget targets to be met. Read Full Story


EU Taxpayers 'Paying A High Price For Poor Transport Policies'

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

A study on EU transport policies, released by the Institute of Economic Affairs on June 4, has suggested that taxpayers are footing a significant bill for very little payback. Read Full Story


NI Corporation Tax Cut Delay Detering Investors

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Monday, June 1, 2015

Grow NI, a collective of businesses and business associations in Northern Ireland, has warned the Government of the damage being caused by delays in the implementation of the territory's new corporate tax powers. Read Full Story


Think Tank Analyzes Impact Of Irish Budget Tax Reforms

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Ireland's highest earners are set to benefit the most from the tax cuts introduced in Budget 2015, according to new research from the Economic and Social Research Institute. Read Full Story


Canada Highlights Adoption Tax Credit Expansion

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Canada's Minister of State for Finance has drawn attention to the recent expansion of the Adoption Expense Tax Credit. Read Full Story


Philippines Arranges Tax Exemptions For Haiyan Relief Goods

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Monday, November 18, 2013

Kim Henares, Commissioner of the Bureau of Internal Revenue, has confirmed that foreign donations and relief goods arriving in the Philippines for the victims of the Haiyan super typhoon will not be taxed, if their arrival is coordinated with government agencies. Read Full Story


Irish Tax Experts Warn Against PRSI Hike

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

The Irish Government has been urged not to implement a proposed 1.5 percent rise in the pay-related-social-insurance rate for the self-employed. Read Full Story


Call To Increase Taiwanese Tobacco Taxes

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

The Taiwan Medical Alliance for the Control of Tobacco has backed the Government's proposal to raise the tobacco tax and the Health and Welfare Surcharge in Taiwan, thereby hiking the TWD70 current average price of a pack of cigarettes by TWD25. Read Full Story



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