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Surveyors Call For Extension Of Ireland's Home Renovation Tax Break

The Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland has called for an extension of the home renovation tax relief to commercial properties.
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India's Jaitley Visits West Bengal To Talk GST

Indian Minister for Finance Arun Jaitley has continued meetings with state ministers to resolve outstanding issues that may hold back the adoption of the Goods and Services Tax by the end of this year.
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UKIP Sets Out Tax Strategy

The UK Independence Party has said that its 2015 election manifesto will include plans to cut the top rate of income tax and lift low earners out of income tax altogether.
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US State Sales Tax Hikes Often Mean Little Extra Revenue

The Mercatus Center at George Mason University has issued a paper that advises United States state governments that, because higher sales taxes ultimately increase the incentive for special interests to lobby for more tax exemptions, increasing the tax rate may not generate the additional tax revenues expected.
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