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Property Taxes

Property Taxes

A report published in the United States in 2014 concluded that property tax is often identified as taxpayers' "most hated tax," surpassing both income tax and sales tax in their low estimation. Not that governments seem to be aware of this, judging by the frequency with which new real estate taxes, or property tax reforms...

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EU Probes Hungarian Advertising Tax

The European Commission has launched an investigation into whether Hungary's advertising tax complies with EU state aid rules.
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UK Govt Launches Business Rates Review

The UK Government has launched a review into the structure of the business rates (property tax) system in England.
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New Zealand Planning Response To BEPS

On March 13, 2015, New Zealand's Minister of Revenue, Todd McClay, announced the Government's tax policy work program for 2015/16, which includes key international tax reforms aimed primarily at countering base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS).
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UK Air Tax 'Holding Smaller Airports Back'

The Air Passenger Duty is the principal threat to the UK's smaller airports, according to a new report by the Commons Transport Committee.
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Russia Ratifies OECD's Multilateral Tax Pact

The Government of Russia has ratified the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters.
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