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Irish Think Tank Makes Tax Recommendations

Social Justice Ireland has said that its proposals for reform of the income tax system would ensure that all earners are treated more equitably.
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Netherlands Plans Temporary Investment Tax Break

The Dutch Council of Ministers has adopted a proposal, submitted by Dutch Financial State Secretary Frans Weekers and Economic Affairs Minister Henk Kamp, allowing entrepreneurs to immediately deduct from tax half of corporate investments made between July 1, 2013 and the end of the year.
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British MPs Debate Corporation Tax and Multinationals

British MPs have expressed discontent at multinational companies' tax arrangements, in a debate in Parliament at which Exchequer Secretary David Gauke insisted that HMRC has "robust methods in place to ensure tax compliance," and that the UK has "led the way" in encouraging the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development to improve international law.
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Australia To Reform Offshore Banking Units

The Australian Government has launched a consultation on proposed reforms to its Offshore Banking Unit regime, aimed at protecting the integrity of the corporate tax system.
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