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Obama's Buffett Tax Fails To Pass Through US Senate

Despite pressure from President Barack Obama, the Democrat Party-led United States Senate has been unable to advance his proposed 'Buffett Rule' tax measure in the face of Republican Party opposition.
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Italy Delays Transaction Reporting For Banks

The Italian Revenue Agency has delayed the obligation on banks and other financial institutions to identify transactions subject to value-added tax and of an amount over EUR3,600, that will have to be electronically reported to the tax authorities as part of the government's efforts to increase tax compliance.
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Swiss Bankers Welcome Tax Deal With Austria

The Swiss Bankers Association has recently taken note of the signing of the bilateral tax agreement between Switzerland and Austria, and has welcomed the fact that the Confederation's strategy for tax conformity, defined over two years ago, has now been substantiated with a third European country following the agreements signed with the UK and with Germany.
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Antigua Issues Plea To US On E-Gaming

Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Baldwin Spencer, has met with US Trade Representative, Ron Kirk, to discuss Antigua and Barbuda's internet gaming case against the United States.
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Offshore Tax planning

5th July 2012, London


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The Budget of 21st March 2012 calls for a re-think on:


• How taxpayers must restructure their overseas settlements and companies
• How UK accommodation should be held and investments made especially for those who are non-domiciled in the UK.


In the light of the latest news, IBC has set up an emergency edition of the Offshore Tax Planning conference that will go through these changes and the detailed Finance Bill/Act 2012.


Everything you need to know to plan in accordance with the latest changes and more will be covered at the 31st Offshore tax Planning Conference:


• The new residential accommodation CGT charge
• The new SDLT 15% entry charge for residential accommodation -
• Dealing with the annual "envelope" SDLT charge
• Non-doms investment relief
• Foreign currency gains for individuals, companies and settlements
• Domicile changes and the spouse election
• Statutory residence
• The QROPS re-write
• The re-writes of section ITA 2007, s.720 and TCGA 1992 s.13
• Changes to the income tax settlement code
• IHT and overseas settlements and the new charge regime
• Offshore UUT scheme changes
• Interest relief changes


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