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IoM To Grow E-Gaming Sector With Work Permit Waivers

IoM To Grow E-Gaming Sector With Work Permit Waivers

by Jason Gorringe, Lowtax.net, London
05 February, 2016
In a bid to grow its e-gaming sector, the Isle of Man has announced that it is to exempt certain workers employed in the IT sector from work permit requirements.
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Cayman Insurance Sector Grew Despite Obamacare

Cayman Insurance Sector Grew Despite Obamacare

by Mike Godfrey, Lowtax.net, Washington
04 February, 2016
Cayman saw growth in the size of its captive insurance sector in 2015, despite the fallout from the US Affordable Care Act for the Cayman health insurance industry.
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Trinidad And Tobago Legislates For Budget Tax Changes

Trinidad And Tobago Legislates For Budget Tax Changes

by Mike Godfrey, Lowtax.net, Washington
04 February, 2016
Trinidad and Tobago has newly released The Value Added Tax (Amendment to Schedule 2) Order, 2016, which replaces the list of supplies subject to a zero rate of VAT, and the Finance Act, 2016, which contains amendments to implement measures announced in the territory's Budget.
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Barbados's Finance Center 'Resilient,' Says Central Bank

Barbados's Finance Center 'Resilient,' Says Central Bank

by Mike Godfrey, Lowtax.net, Washington
03 February, 2016
Barbados's financial system is sound and capable of withstanding adverse shocks, the territory's central bank has said in its 2015 Financial Stability Report.
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IMF Says Maldives Needs Only Nominal Tax Increases

IMF Says Maldives Needs Only Nominal Tax Increases

by Ulrika Lomas, Lowtax.net, Brussels
03 February, 2016
The International Monetary Fund has said that Maldives can embark "on an unprecedented scale up in public infrastructure" without needing to significantly increase the tax burden.
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Trinidad And Tobago's VAT Cut Takes Effect

Trinidad And Tobago's VAT Cut Takes Effect

by Mike Godfrey, Lowtax.net, Washington
02 February, 2016
The reduction in Trinidad and Tobago's headline value-added tax rate, from 15 percent to 12.5 percent, took effect on February 1.
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Barbados Defers Annual Return Filing Deadline

Barbados Defers Annual Return Filing Deadline

by Mike Godfrey, Lowtax.net, Washington
02 February, 2016
Barbados's Corporate Affairs and Intellectual Property Office has announced that the deadline for certain companies to file their annual return has been extended by two months.
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Stamp Duty FAQs Released On HK-China Fund Scheme

Stamp Duty FAQs Released On HK-China Fund Scheme

by Mary Swire, Lowtax.net, Hong Kong
01 February, 2016
Hong Kong's Inland Revenue Department has issued answers to frequently asked questions on the stamp duty implications of the Mutual Recognition of Funds between Mainland China and Hong Kong.
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Jersey Targeting New Finance Sector Opportunities

Jersey Targeting New Finance Sector Opportunities

by Jason Gorringe, Lowtax.net, London
01 February, 2016
Jersey is "the right place with the right people" to establish itself as the go-to location for innovative global banking, a recent event hosted by Jersey Finance heard.
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Bermuda's Regulator Issues Clone Firm Warning

Bermuda's Regulator Issues Clone Firm Warning

by Mike Godfrey, Lowtax.net, Washington
01 February, 2016
The Bermuda Monetary Authority has warned investors that it has been alerted to the operations of a clone firm, with fraudsters purporting to be Kuva Limited.
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