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Hong Kong Issues 2020-21 Tax Returns

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

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

On April 1, 2021, the Hong Kong Inland Revenue Department began issuing profits tax, property tax, and employer's returns for the year of assessment 2020-21. Read Full Story

 


Hong Kong Adopts Law To Cut Stamp Duty Rates

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

Friday, March 19, 2021

Hong Kong has passed legislation to abolish the doubled ad valorem stamp duty rates applicable to non-residential property transactions with effect from November 26, 2020. Read Full Story

 


Hong Kong Announces Tax Relief In 2021-22 Budget

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

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Hong Kong will grant taxpayers a waiver of up to HKD10,000 (USD1,290) of profits tax, salaries tax, and tax under personal assessment, the territory announced in its 2021-22 Budget. Read Full Story

 


Irish VAT Rate Cut To Be Reversed In March

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Monday, February 15, 2021

The Irish headline rate of VAT will return to 23 percent from March, having been temporarily reduced in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read Full Story

 


Switzerland, Italy Agree Tax Deal For Frontier Workers

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, January 1, 2021

On December 23, 2020, Switzerland and Italy signed a new agreement on the taxation of cross-border commuters and an amendment to their existing double taxation agreement. Read Full Story

 


UK May Double Capital Gains Tax Burden

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

More closely aligning UK capital gains tax (CGT) rates with income tax rates could raise significant revenues for the UK, a government-commissioned review has concluded. Read Full Story

 


Turkey Presents Law For Corporate Tax Cut

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Monday, November 2, 2020

The Turkish Government has submitted a bill to parliament that would allow the president to reduce the rate of corporate tax by up to five percentage points. Read Full Story

 


OECD Indicates New Focus On Virtual Currency Tax Issues

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

The OECD has released a new report on countries' tax rules for virtual currencies, alongside an announcement that the Common Reporting Standard will be expanded next year to newly cover virtual currency assets. Read Full Story

 


Russia's Cabinet Approves Maltese DTA Amendments

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Russia's Government has approved wording for a draft Protocol that it will seek to conclude with Malta, to revise their double tax agreement to increase withholding tax rates at source for cross-border dividends and interest income. Read Full Story

 


Ireland Lowers Headline VAT Rate

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

A temporary reduction in Ireland's standard rate of VAT entered into force on September 1, 2020. Read Full Story

 

 

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