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UK Councils To Benefit From Shale Tax Revenue

One hundred percent of the business rate revenue from shale gas sites in the UK will be retained by local councils, in a move that the Government says will be worth up to GBP1.7m a year for a typical site.
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No Breakthrough In South Korea-China FTA Talks

While South Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy described the ninth round of bilateral free trade agreement talks between South Korea and China, held in Xi'an during the week ending January 10, as "productive," it was also apparent that "no significant breakthrough" had been made.
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Germany Eyes Tax Revenues To Fund Pension Reforms

German Labor Minister Andrea Nahles has announced plans to finance envisaged improvements to pensions in Germany from 2018, via recourse to the use of additional tax revenues, to ensure that pension contributions do not have to rise as a result of the proposed changes.
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Dutch Industry Slams High Tax Burden On Labor

Chairman of the Confederation of Netherlands Industry and Employers, Bernard Wientjes, has underlined the need for tax cuts to be implemented in the Netherlands, calling in particular for a reduction in the fiscal burden on labor.
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