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EFTA Approves Norway's Tax Scheme For Share Options

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Last updated 28 hours ago | Friday, December 15, 2017

The European Free Trade Association Surveillance Authority has approved a new aid scheme for the deferred taxation of employee share options in Norway. Read Full Story


Japan Planning Targeted Corporate Tax Relief

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Japan's ruling Liberal Democrat Party has approved a tax reform package that will cut corporate rates for companies who increase employee wages. Read Full Story


Contribution Of UK's 100 Largest Firms Grows

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

The 100 largest UK companies – the so-called 100 Group – contributed GBP83.9bn (USD112.2bn) in tax to the UK economy in 2017 and supported around 6,800 UK suppliers, according to a new report prepared with their input. Read Full Story


Guyana Announces Tax Amnesty In 2018 Budget

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Guyana's Minister of Finance, Winston Jordan, has announced a tax amnesty and tax cuts in the territory's recent 2018 budget. Read Full Story


IRS Reminds Taxpayers Of Savers' Credit

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

The Internal Revenue Service has issued a reminder to low- and moderate-income workers that they can obtain a 50 percent credit for the first USD2,000 contributed to a retirement plan, called the Saver's Credit. Read Full Story


US Security Summit Undertaking 'Taxpayer Awareness Week'

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Monday, November 20, 2017

The Internal Revenue Service will join forces with state tax agencies and the tax industry to hold a second annual National Tax Security Awareness Week. Read Full Story


Amid Gig Economy Tax Debate, Deliveroo Wins Key Ruling

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Friday, November 17, 2017

Following a damning ruling against gig economy ride-hailing service Uber, which provided that its drivers are entitled to rights typically reserved for employees, Deliveroo has successfully argued that its gig economy delivery drivers, of takeaway food, are self-employed. Read Full Story


IRS Reminds Businesses Of New Jan 31 Filing Deadline

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Friday, November 17, 2017

The Internal Revenue Service on November 16 issued a reminder to employers and other businesses of the January 31 filing deadline that now applies to filing wage statements and independent contractor forms with the government. Read Full Story


Tax Fallout From Uber's Lost Appeal On Employment Rights

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Monday, November 13, 2017

Per the findings of a London-based Tribunal, Uber, and other gig economy companies like it, may face footing taxes normally borne by traditional employers on behalf of those making a living by offering services to users through its app. Read Full Story


Pakistan To Push For Taxpayer, Revenue Growth

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Friday, November 10, 2017

Speaking last week, Pakistan's Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Revenue, Haroon Akhtar Khan, announced the Government intends to boost both filer numbers and revenues. Read Full Story



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