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VAT and GST Developments

This month's Tax-News feature focusses on developments in the area of consumption taxes, as governments continue to fine tune their value-added tax and goods and services tax regimes to increase their efficiency, raise revenue and, in some cases, achieve social policy goals...

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Japan Needs Bolder Fiscal Reforms, Says IMF

The International Monetary Fund has called on Japan to take more ambitious measures to put debt on a downward trajectory.
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Australia Seeks Input On New MNE Tax Transparency Code

Australia's Board of Taxation is to hold consultations on the development of a new voluntary tax transparency code for multinational corporations.
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Stockpile Of Trade-Restrictive Measures Rising, Says WTO

The increasing number of trade-restrictive measures, including new tariff barriers to trade, remains a cause for concern, says a new report from the World Trade Organization.
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Liechtenstein Disclosure Facility To Close In December

Liechtenstein Disclosure Facility To Close In December
The UK and Liechtenstein have published a Joint Declaration that provides for the early closure of the Liechtenstein Disclosure Facility.
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South Africa Consults On 2015 Budget Change Legislation

South Africa's Ministry of Finance has published for public comment the 2015 Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill and the 2015 Draft Tax Administration Laws Amendment Bill, which would give effect to the tax changes announced in the Budget in February this year.
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