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UK Axes Council Tax Surcharges

The UK Government has said that it will remove an "unfair" Council Tax surcharge on family annexes.
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IFA: The Taxation Of Passive Income

Today represented the first day of the Congress proper; after last night's opening ceremony and well-catered and well-stocked welcome reception, figures are not yet in on the number of runners that made it to the Fun Run organized by the Young IFA Network!
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Further IRS Action Needed On New Fraud Detection System

According to a new audit released by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, the United States Internal Revenue Service must take further action to ensure the successful deployment and implementation of its new fraud detection system.
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Fijian Tax-Take Increasingly Reliant On VAT

Fiji's Revenue and Customs Authority has released its annual report for 2012, which highlights the increasing importance for the territory of revenues from its expanded value-added tax in light of ambitious revenue targets for 2013.
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Don't Tax Franking Credits, ASA Warns Abbott

Domestic investors in the Australian share market "should not be singled out to help fund a disproportionate share" of the Coalition's proposed Paid Parental Leave Scheme, the Australian Shareholders' Association has said.
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