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Malta Shipping Review 2014/15

News Round Up

Currently, there is a tendency among those who take an interest in international tax developments to look to the future and try to guess how the international tax landscape will look in, say, three of four years, once countries begin to implement the OECD’s base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) recommendations in earnest...

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HMRC Welcomes Online Services Uptake

More than half a million businesses have signed up to HM Revenue and Customs's (HMRC's) Your Tax Account service, enabling them to manage their affairs in a single, secure online space.
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IRS Adds FATCA FAQ On In-Substance IGAs

Within its list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) on issues associated with the requirements of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has provided added information for foreign financial institutions (FFIs) in jurisdictions with in-substance intergovernmental agreements (IGAs).
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Jamaica Increases 2015 Income Tax Threshold

Jamaica's personal income tax exempt threshold will rise significantly to JMD557,232 (USD4,877) from January 1, 2015.
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Kenya Publishes Capital Gains Tax Guide

The Kenyan Revenue Authority (KRA) has released guidelines for the five percent capital gains tax (CGT) that will be reintroduced next year on the sale of property, including land, buildings and marketable securities.
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