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US Chamber Supports Bill Against New Estate Tax Rules

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

The US Chamber of Commerce wrote a letter on October 24 in support of the legislation introduced in the House of Representatives that would eliminate the proposed changes to Section 2704 of the Internal Revenue Code on estate and gift tax valuation discounts. Read Full Story

 


SARS Guides On Debt Reduction Tax Relief

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

On October 21, the South African Revenue Service issued an interpretation note on the revised application of South Africa's Income Tax Act to the treatment of debt reduction. Read Full Story

 


IRS Estate Tax Undervaluation Rules Opposed

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

A September 22 letter sent to US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew from the Family Business Coalition, and signed by more than 100 organizations and business groups in the United States, called for the withdrawal of the proposed changes to Section 2704 of the Internal Revenue Code on estate and gift tax valuation discounts. Read Full Story

 


Clinton Plans Top 65 Percent US Estate Tax Rate

by Glen Shapiro, Tax-News.com, New York

Monday, September 26, 2016

US Democratic party presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has set out her proposed policy of hiking estate tax rates on "the very largest estates." Read Full Story

 


IMF Comments On Korean Tax Policy Direction

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

Monday, August 22, 2016

The International Monetary Fund's Executive Board has recently commented on South Korea's fiscal stimulus program. Read Full Story

 


IRS Issues New Rules On Estate Tax Undervaluations

by Glen Shapiro, Tax-News.com, New York

Thursday, August 4, 2016

The US Internal Revenue Service has issued a notice of proposed rulemaking providing new rules considered necessary to prevent the undervaluation of transferred interests in corporations and partnerships for estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer tax purposes. Read Full Story

 


South Korea Proposes Tax Measures To Boost Investment

by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, 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

 


Compliance To Cost US Taxpayers USD409bn This Year

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Friday, June 17, 2016

Using official data, the Tax Foundation has estimated it will take more than 8.9bn hours for American taxpayers to comply with their tax filing requirements this year, and that tax complexity will therefore cost the US economy USD409bn in lost productivity. Read Full Story

 


US House Democrats Introduce Bill To Hike Death Tax

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Thursday, April 21, 2016

In conjunction with other leading Democratic lawmakers, Sander Levin, Ranking Member of the US House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee, has introduced legislation that would reduce the current estate tax exemption and increase its tax rate. Read Full Story

 


IRS Provides Guidance On Gifts From US Expatriates

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Monday, September 14, 2015

The United States Internal Revenue Service has issued proposed regulations to give guidance under section 2801 of the US tax code that imposes a tax on US residents and citizens receiving gifts and bequests from expatriates. Read Full Story

 

 

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