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High Taxes Could Force Spotify Out Of Sweden

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Unfavorable tax rules are one of the major reasons why music streaming service Spotify is considering moving part of its business out of Sweden, the company's founders have said. Read Full Story


New Zealand's Tax Simplification Bill Passes First Reading

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

The New Zealand Government has announced that a bill to establish a simpler and more modern tax administration system passed its first reading in Parliament on October 13, 2015. Read Full Story


Value Of SME Employment Share Schemes Hits Record High

by Robert Lee,, London

Monday, October 5, 2015

The value of share options granted to employees through the UK's Enterprise Management Incentive tax relief scheme reached a record high in 2013-14, according to international law firm Pinsent Masons. Read Full Story


New Zealand Legislates For Simpler Tax Regime

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

New Zealand introduced on June 30, 2015, a tax bill that will introduce a first round of tax administration simplification measures, Revenue Minister Todd McClay said. Read Full Story


NZ Reviews Tax On Employee Share Schemes

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Friday, April 3, 2015

New Zealand's Revenue Minister, Todd McClay, has welcomed the release of a paper from the Inland Revenue on options to simplify the way tax is collected from employees participating in employee share schemes. Read Full Story


Australian Firms Welcome ESS Tax Reforms

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Monday, January 19, 2015

The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry has welcomed the Government's proposed changes to the tax treatment of Employee Share Schemes as "a stand-out win for entrepreneurs and start-ups." Read Full Story


Australia Promises Simpler Tax Filing Process

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

From July 1, the Australian Taxation Office will provide online and substantially pre-prepared tax returns for those without complex tax affairs. Read Full Story


France's FTT Experience Should Warn Europe Of Risks

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

The introduction of a financial transactions tax in France has led to a ten percent reduction in the volume of shares traded on the capital's stock market, according to a recent study conducted by the nation's financial market regulator, AMF. Read Full Story


Australia Consults On Employee Share Schemes

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Monday, August 5, 2013

The Australian Government is consulting on possible reforms to the employee share scheme system, with the aim of providing greater assistance to start-up companies. Read Full Story


CGT Freeze For UK Employee Ownership Schemes

by Robert Lee,, London

Thursday, October 11, 2012

UK Chancellor George Osborne has announced plans for a scheme under which tax-exempt shares will be made available to new employees in exchange for the forfeit of redundancy and unfair dismissal rights. Read Full Story



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