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UK Tax Tribunal Considers Religious Discrimination

By Amanda Banks, Tax-News.com, London

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

A tax tribunal in the UK has rejected a company's claim that it was subjected to religious discrimination when it was told to pay GBP50m in Stamp Duty Land Tax following a transaction involving Shari'a-compliant financing. Read Full Story

 


Singapore Defends Expiry Of Islamic Finance Tax Breaks

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

Monday, April 8, 2013

In his welcome remarks at the Islamic Finance News Singapore Roadshow, Ng Nam Sin, Assistant Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, pointed out that, despite the expiry of certain tax incentives, Singapore is still looking to develop the city's Islamic finance capabilities by ensuring it a level playing field with conventional financial products. Read Full Story

 


Cross-Border Tax On Islamic Finance Prohibitively High

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Thursday, February 21, 2013

A new study into the cross border tax burden on Islamic finance transactions in the Middle East and North Africa region, relative to the tax burden placed on conventional finance, underscores the importance of regional tax legislative changes to equalize the tax treatment of shariah-compliant financial options. Read Full Story

 


Hong Kong Plugs Proposed Tax Rules For Islamic Finance

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

Friday, January 11, 2013

During his speech on January 8, 2013, moving the second reading in the Legislative Council of the bill to give tax and stamp duty relief for Islamic bond (sukuk) products, the Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, Professor K C Chan, emphasized how well placed Hong Kong is in its efforts to promote a sukuk market. Read Full Story

 


Bermuda Seeks To Tap Gulf Investment

by Amanda Banks, Tax-News.com, London

Friday, July 27, 2012

Bermuda's Premier Paula Cox has held a series of London meetings with business leaders from the Gulf region to boost inward investment from the Middle East. Read Full Story

 


Continued Growth For Labuan IOFC

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

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

The Labuan Financial Services Authority has released its 2011 Annual Report which shows continued growth in the key business sectors of the Labuan International Business and Financial Centre. Read Full Story

 


Qatar DTA Will Boost Investment In Bermuda, Says Cox

by Amanda Banks, Tax-News.com, London

Friday, May 11, 2012

Bermuda's Premier, and Minister for Finance, Paula Cox, has stressed that the signing of a Double Tax Agreement with Qatar will significantly strengthen the territory's ability to act as a western hub for the Islamic financial services industry. Read Full Story

 


Bermuda Signs TIEAs With Italy, Malaysia

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, April 27, 2012

Bermuda Premier Paula Cox on April 23 signed additional tax information exchange agreements with Malaysia and Italy in London. Read Full Story

 


Hong Kong Begins Islamic Bond Tax Consultation

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

Friday, March 30, 2012

The Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau has launched a two-month consultation on the proposed amendments to the Inland Revenue Ordinance and Stamp Duty Ordinance to promote the development of an Islamic bond, or 'sukuk', market in Hong Kong. Read Full Story

 


Hong Kong Reviews Plans For Financial Services

Mary Swire, LawAndTax-News.com, Hong Kong

Friday, March 9, 2012

Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, Professor K C Chan, has tabled a plan at the Legislative Council Finance Committee, whereby the government will continue to work closely with regulators and the industry to foster the sustained development of the financial services industry in Hong Kong. Read Full Story

 

 

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