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Stories that are tagged 'private healthcare'

Canadian Medics Urged To Oppose Recent Tax Proposal

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Thursday, August 10, 2017

The Canadian Medical Association says it is opposed to the Government's proposed crackdown on tax planning strategies that involve private corporations. Read Full Story


House Tax Committee Votes To Repeal Obamacare

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Friday, March 10, 2017

Further progress towards the repeal of Obamacare and its replacement with a Republican alternative was taken on the evening of March 9, with the House of Representatives House Ways and Means Committee approving the proposed new legislation. Read Full Story


GlaxoSmithKline Confident In UK HQ Despite Brexit

by Robert Lee,, London

Thursday, July 28, 2016

GlaxoSmithKline has announced that it will invest GBP275m (USD363m) in its UK manufacturing network, and said that it views the country as an attractive location for investment. Read Full Story


UK Urges Tax Breaks To Boost Labor Productivity

by Robert Lee,, London

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

EEF, the manufacturer's organization, has called for the introduction of tax breaks to tackle the UK's "chronic sickness absence problem." Read Full Story


Mexico's Sugary Drinks Tax Working, Report Says

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Mexico's tax on sugary drinks reduced consumption by six percent in 2014, according to a report published in the BMJ medical journal. Read Full Story


Brazil Reduces Duty On Specific Pharmaceuticals

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Friday, January 1, 2016

Brazil has cut the import duty on three drugs that are used for kidney transplants and for treating lung and kidney cancer. Read Full Story


Romania To Bolster Health Insurance Tax Breaks

by Tatiana Smolenskaya,, Moscow

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The budget and finance committee of Romania's lower house of Parliament has endorsed a proposal to increase the limits on the tax deductibility of health insurance contributions. Read Full Story


China Gives Tax Relief To Private Health Insurance

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Monday, May 11, 2015

A tax break for individual taxpayers is to be introduced to encourage the development of commercial healthcare insurance in China, alongside the basic state medical care system, it was confirmed at a State Council executive meeting on May 6. Read Full Story


Health Groups Push For Australian Sugar Tax

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Health groups have called on the Australian Government to explore the possibility of a tax on junk food and sugary drinks. Read Full Story


South African Gov't Pressured To Zero Rate Medicines

by Lorys Charalambous,, Cyprus

Monday, July 28, 2014

The National Association of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers in South Africa has begun lobbying the Government in the hope of securing the introduction of a zero rate of value-added tax on medicines. Read Full Story




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