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Switzerland, EU To Link Emissions Trading Systems

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Last updated 45 hours ago | Friday, November 15, 2019

Switzerland and the EU are to link their emissions trading systems from next year, after the Swiss Federal Council approved revisions to the country's Ordinance on the Reduction of CO2 Emissions. Read Full Story

 


Malta Adds To NID Guidelines

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Last updated 45 hours ago | Friday, November 15, 2019

The Office of Malta's Commissioner for Revenue has updated guidelines in relation to the Notional Interest Deduction rules. Read Full Story

 


OECD Urges Colombia To Rethink Tax Breaks

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

Friday, November 8, 2019

The OECD has recommended that Colombia pursue value-added tax and income tax reforms to plug revenue leakages and improve the fairness of the tax regime. Read Full Story

 


German Government Approves Climate Plan

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, October 4, 2019

On October 1, 2019, the German Federal Cabinet approved financing of EUR54bn (USD59bn) for the Climate Protection Program 2030, which includes the introduction of carbon pricing, as well as other tax measures intended to encourage the use of cleaner forms of transport. Read Full Story

 


New Zealand Lining Up More Tax Relief For Fledgling Firms

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

Friday, October 18, 2019

The New Zealand Government has announced that it will adopt two tax incentives proposed by the Tax Working Group: a deduction for "feasibility expenditure" for businesses, and relaxed loss continuity rules. Read Full Story

 


Zambia Decides To Keep VAT, Amend Tax For Miners In 2020 Budget

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Friday, October 4, 2019

Zambia announced that it will retain value-aded tax but strengthen its administration and make changes to the tax environment for mining companies in the 2020 Budget, released on September 27, 2019. Read Full Story

 


Germany Proposes Climate Change Tax Plan

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, September 20, 2019

On September 16, 2019, the German conservative parties, the Christian Democrats and the Christian Social Union, published a report calling for reform of environmental taxes and levies to help Germany achieve its emissions reductions targets. Read Full Story

 


Netherlands Planning Slower But Deeper Corporate Tax Cut

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, September 20, 2019

On September 17, 2019, Dutch State Secretary for Finance Menno Snel presented the Government's 2020 Tax Plan to the House of Representatives. It includes revised plans for corporate tax cuts. Read Full Story

 


OECD Says Pace Of Global Tax Reform Has Slowed

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, September 5, 2019

The pace of tax reform has slowed across most leading economies, a new report from the OECD says, calling for bolder tax reforms to address future challenges. Read Full Story

 


New EC President Announces Plans For EU Carbon Border Tax

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, July 25, 2019

The newly elected President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, who was formerly Germany's defense minister, has proposed the introduction of a new Carbon Border Tax, which would be included in a new "Green Deal for Europe" she has promised to deliver within her first 100 days in office. Read Full Story

 

 

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