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Stories that are tagged 'speculation'

Korea To Hike Taxes To Cool Property Bubble

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

South Korea is to hike the capital gains tax rate paid by those acquiring more than one property. Read Full Story


Canada Cracking Down On Real Estate Tax Evasion

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The Canada Revenue Agency has said that audits it undertook between April 2015 and March 2017 of real estate transactions resulted in more than CAD329.4m (USD249.2m) in assessed income that had not been reported. Read Full Story


Ontario To Introduce Foreign Buyers Property Tax

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Friday, April 21, 2017

The Ontario Government will introduce a 15 percent Non-Resident Speculation Tax on purchases of residential property in the Greater Golden Horseshoe region. Read Full Story


China Airs Concerns About EU Duties On Chinese Steel

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Thursday, April 13, 2017

China's Ministry of Commerce has spoken out over trade protectionism in the steel industry, following a European Commission anti-dumping duty decision on hot-rolled sheet imported from China. Read Full Story


Noonan Outlines Ireland's Objections To CCCTB

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

The European Commission's proposal for a common consolidated corporate tax base is "not acceptable to Ireland," Irish Finance Minister Michael Noonan has said. Read Full Story


Vietnam Mulling Tax On Second Houses

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Vietnam is considering levying a tax on those with more than one property, to free up housing supply and safeguard against the market overheating, the state news agency said. Read Full Story


UK To Alter Inheritance Tax Rules On Non-Doms

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Monday, August 22, 2016

The UK Government has published further details of its proposal to amend the inheritance tax rules for non-domiciled individuals. Read Full Story


Brexit – What Does It Mean For Taxpayers?

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Monday, June 27, 2016

June 23rd, 2016, whether for good or for ill, will go down in history as the day on which the European Union became less united, setting in train an as-yet-uncertain, although widely speculated upon, sequence of events. Read Full Story


International Debate Needed On Virtual Currencies' Taxation: IMF

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Thursday, January 21, 2016

The International Monetary Fund has said that in order to establish the right rules for the taxation of virtual currencies, further analysis and discussion is needed at international level and thereafter consistent international legal and regulatory policies. Read Full Story


Taiwan Approves Massive Property Tax Hike

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Friday, June 5, 2015

Taiwan's legislature has approved government plans to introduce a new capital gains tax with a top rate of 45 percent to curb property market speculation and surging real estate prices. Read Full Story




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