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US Republicans Reject Democrat Talk Of Further Tax Hikes

Following indications from President Obama and other Democrat Party lawmakers that they would be looking for additional tax revenue in the upcoming debate over the United States' government debt limit and fiscal deficit, that approach has been rejected by the Republican Party which is concentrating on spending cuts alone.
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France Split On Nature Of Future Super Tax

Tasked with concocting a new version of the Socialist government's 75% tax on top earners, which will meet with the approval of the country's Constitutional Court, French Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici and French Budget Minister Jérôme Cahuzac already appear divided as to the precise modalities of the future levy.
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Irish Revenue Publishes 2012 Activity Figures

Ireland's Revenue Commissioners have published their preliminary business results for 2012, detailing total revenues and compliance activity.
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Italy's 'Redditometro' Comes Into Operation

The Ministry of the Economy and Finance has finally issued a decree that marks the operational introduction in Italy, on January 4, 2013, of the Revenue Agency's new, revamped and long-delayed "redditometro" - the computer data system which compares taxpayers' income declarations with their spending habits.
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US Fires Back In Antiguan Gambling Spat

The United States has warned Antigua and Barbuda not to pursue compensation agreed by the World Trade Organization following a 2004 ruling against US laws prohibiting the provision of online gambling services to the United States market.
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