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Stories that are tagged 'equity investment'

Permanency Urged For US New Markets Tax Credit

by Leroy Baker,, Washington

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

On February 7, the New Markets Tax Credit Coalition wrote to the US Congress urging that the tax credit should be made permanent. Read Full Story


Noonan Outlines Ireland's Objections To CCCTB

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

The European Commission's proposal for a common consolidated corporate tax base is "not acceptable to Ireland," Irish Finance Minister Michael Noonan has said. Read Full Story


Taiwan Plans Cut To Daily Stock Trading Tax

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

The Taiwanese Government has decided to halve the existing transaction tax of 0.3 percent on day trading through the Taiwan Stock Exchange. Read Full Story


South Korea Plans Tax Changes To Boost Growth

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Monday, January 2, 2017

Within its proposed policy framework for 2017, the South Korean Ministry of Strategy and Finance has announced various tax changes to counteract the continued economic uncertainties, including measures to create jobs and support new growth industries. Read Full Story


Taiwan Considering Personal Income Tax Cuts

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Friday, October 28, 2016

Taiwan's Ministry of Finance has disclosed that it is studying cuts to personal income and dividend taxes for inclusion in its 2017 tax reform plans. Read Full Story


South Africa Extends Employment, Learnership Incentives

by Lorys Charalambous,, Cyprus

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

The South African National Treasury has published further proposed changes to the draft 2016 Taxation Laws Amendment Bill for public comment, including amendments relating to the employment tax incentive and the learnership tax incentive. Read Full Story


Tax Incentives Major Part Of New Italian Industrial Plan

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Friday, September 23, 2016

The EUR37bn "Industria 4.0" plan for digital and technological industrial development in Italy, which was unveiled in Milan on September 21, will be supported by a number of tax incentives. Read Full Story


South Korea Proposes Tax Measures To Boost Investment

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Friday, July 29, 2016

The South Korean Ministry of Strategy and Finance has issued details of the tax measures it plans to introduce from January 2017, subject to parliamentary approval, to encourage investment in growth industries. Read Full Story


Hong Kong Asset Management Sees Slight Fall

by Mary Swire,

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Combined fund management business in Hong Kong decreased slightly by 1.6 percent year-on-year to almost HKD17.4 trillion, as at December 31, 2015, according to the Securities and Futures Commission. Read Full Story


Hong Kong Ready For DTA Residency Applications

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Hong Kong's Inland Revenue Department has confirmed that revised application forms for a certificate of Hong Kong resident status, in respect of the double taxation agreement between Mainland China and Hong Kong, will apply from June 20, 2016. Read Full Story




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