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Stories that are tagged 'value added tax (VAT)'

Dominican Republic Needs Tightened Tax Regime: IMF

by Glen Shapiro,, Washington

Last updated 16 hours ago | Monday, August 21, 2017

The Dominican Republic needs to agree a medium-term plan to increase the amount of tax revenue it is able to collect, while providing a more certain tax regime for taxpayers, the International Monetary Fund said. Read Full Story


Indian FM Wants To Alleviate VAT Burden For Manufacturers

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Last updated 16 hours ago | Monday, August 21, 2017

India's Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley, on August 18 wrote to state chief ministers to urge them to reduce the indirect tax burden on manufacturers. Read Full Story


UK Firms Need Brexit Details ASAP: CIOT

by Amanda Banks,, London

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Those negotiating the UK's exit from the European Union should ensure that firms engaged in cross-border trading have enough time to come to terms with the changes, the Chartered Institute of Taxation has said. Read Full Story


Sri Lanka Should Plug Revenue Holes: IMF

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Sri Lanka is planning to revamp its tax system to reverse a steady erosion of its tax base over the past two decades, the International Monetary Fund has said. Read Full Story


Netherlands Reports On Environmental Tax Haul

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

The Dutch Government received EUR25.3bn (USD30bn) in revenues from environmental taxes and charges in 2016, according to the Netherlands official statistical agency. Read Full Story


Indonesia To Slash Taxes On Large Passenger Cars

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Indonesia is considering cutting the tax rate on sedan cars to support the nation's efforts to become the largest car manufacturing state in the region. Read Full Story


Pakistan Sees Leap In Taxpayer Numbers

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Monday, August 14, 2017

Launching the taxpayer directory for the 2016 tax year, Pakistan's Finance Minister, Ishaq Dar, revealed that government efforts to broaden the country's taxpayer base have been successful. Read Full Story


Costa Rica Plans Netflix Tax

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Monday, August 14, 2017

Costa Rica's Government is planning to introduce a 15 percent value-added tax on entertainment streaming services such as Netflix. Read Full Story


Ireland 'The Next Topic' In Brexit Talks: UK

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Friday, August 11, 2017

The next round of EU-UK Brexit negotiations will comprise detailed discussions on a number of issues affecting Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, according to the UK's Brexit Secretary. Read Full Story


Brazil Aims To Slash Tax Compliance Burden

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Friday, August 11, 2017

Brazil has announced a strategy for simplifying its notoriously complex tax system. Read Full Story




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