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Irish Drinks Industry Calls For Sugar Tax Delay

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

The Irish Beverage Council has urged the Government to defer plans for a tax on sugar-sweetened drinks until there is greater clarity on Ireland's post-Brexit trading relationship with the UK. Read Full Story

 


Netherlands Urged To Improve Company Bike Tax Rules

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Monday, August 14, 2017

Dutch tax rules surrounding the provision of company bicycles are complex and discourage people from cycling to their place of work, a Dutch motoring organization has said. Read Full Story

 


Canadian Medics Urged To Oppose Recent Tax Proposal

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-news.com, 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

 


India Tinkers With Tobacco Tax Level

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

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

India's Goods and Services Tax Council has decided to increase taxes on cigarettes, following an unintended tax windfall for the industry. Read Full Story

 


Canadian FMs Discuss Taxation Of Cannabis

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-news.com, Washington

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Canada's federal, provincial, and territorial finance ministers have discussed the tax regime that will enter into force when recreational cannabis is legalized in July 2018. Read Full Story

 


Estonia Publishes Sugar Tax Bill

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The Estonian Ministry of Finance has announced the publication of draft legislation that will impose a tax on beverages containing more than five grams of sugar per 100 milliliters. Read Full Story

 


Irish Beverage Council Slams Sugary Drinks Tax

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-news.com, London

Thursday, April 20, 2017

The Irish Beverage Council has said that the proposed tax on sugar sweetened drinks will fail to adequately tackle obesity. Read Full Story

 


Quebec Announces Income Tax Reforms

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-news.com, Washington

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The Quebec Government has announced plans to increase the income tax-free threshold and retroactively reduce the health contribution for 2016. Read Full Story

 


House Tax Committee Votes To Repeal Obamacare

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, 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

 


South Africa Consults On Sugar Tax Amendments

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The South African National Treasury has issued a list of questions and answers on the changes to the proposed tax on sugar-sweetened beverages that were introduced in the recently announced 2017-18 Budget. Read Full Story

 

 

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