CONTINUEThis site uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Find out more.
  1. Front Page
  2. Related Stories

stamp duty News

Singapore Reports On Tax, Compliance Work

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Thursday, September 5, 2019

The Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) has reported that revenues increased by 4.4 percent in the 2018-2019 fiscal year, in its annual report for the year. Read Full Story


Ireland Issues E-Brief On Mergers And Divisions

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Thursday, August 22, 2019

The Irish Revenue has published guidance on the tax compliance obligations that arise from mergers and divisions. Read Full Story


UK Shelves Plans For Surcharge On Overseas UK Property Buyers

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Thursday, July 25, 2019

The UK Government has dropped inclusion in the upcoming Finance Bill of a new one percent stamp duty land tax (SDLT) surcharge on non-UK residents purchasing residential property in England and Northern Ireland. Read Full Story


Malaysia Announces Corporate Tax, Sales Tax Reforms In Budget

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Friday, November 9, 2018

Malaysia's 2019 Budget contains plans for an overhaul of sales and service tax rules and a corporate tax cut for small- and medium-sized enterprises. Read Full Story


Taiwan Extends Day Trading Tax Break

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Taiwan's Parliament has passed an amendment to the Securities Transaction Tax Act extending a tax break for traders on the island's stock exchange. Read Full Story


Wales Begins Collected Devolved Taxes

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Monday, April 2, 2018

In a landmark step, Wales took control of a number of taxes levied in the country from April 1, 2018, under the terms of a tax devolution deal with the UK. Read Full Story


Scotland Urged To Simplify Proposals For First-Time Buyers' Tax Relief

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Friday, March 30, 2018

The Chartered Institute of Taxation has warned the Scottish Government that its plans for Land and Buildings Transaction Tax relief for first-time buyers could be complex and difficult to enforce. Read Full Story


EU Suggests Ireland Broaden Its Tax Base

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

The European Commission has published its latest post-bailout report on the Irish economy, urging the Government to broaden the tax base and be wary on relying too heavily on volatile corporate tax revenue. Read Full Story


Singapore Confirms Future GST Hike In Budget

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Singapore will hike its seven percent goods and services tax rate to nine percent some time between 2021 and 2025, Singapore's Finance Minister, Heng Swee Keat, announced in the territory's new Budget. Read Full Story


UK Urged To Reform Second Home Tax

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Thursday, February 1, 2018

RSM, the professional services firm, has called for reform of the UK's new three percent additional stamp duty charge for those acquiring second homes or buy-to-let properties. Read Full Story



Page 2


Tax-News Reviews

Cyprus Review

A review and forecast of Cyprus's international business, legal and investment climate.

Visit Cyprus Review »

Malta Review

A review and forecast of Malta's international business, legal and investment climate.

Visit Malta Review »

Jersey Review

A review and forecast of Jersey's international business, legal and investment climate.

Visit Jersey Review »

Budget Review

A review of the latest budget news and government financial statements from around the world.

Visit Budget Review »

Stay Updated

Please enter your email address to join the mailing list. View previous newsletters.

By subscribing to our newsletter service, you agree to our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.

To manage your mailing list preferences, please click here »