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Jersey Recognized Again As Leading IFC

Jersey Recognized Again As Leading IFC

by Jason Gorringe, Lowtax.net, London
20 January, 2017
Jersey was named "International Financial Centre of the Year" at the recent Citywealth IFC Awards.
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Maltese PAYE Portal Open For 2016 Filings

Maltese PAYE Portal Open For 2016 Filings

by Jason Gorringe, Lowtax.net, London
20 January, 2017
Malta's Inland Revenue has advised employers that its "Final Settlement System" online platform is now accepting filings for the 2016 tax year.
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ADGM Welcomes Aircraft Financing Deal

ADGM Welcomes Aircraft Financing Deal

by Lorys Charalambous, Lowtax.net, Cyprus
18 January, 2017
Abu Dhabi Global Market, a relatively new low-tax financial center, has welcomed its first aviation finance transaction.
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Bermuda, EU To Collaborate On Insurance, Pensions Oversight

Bermuda, EU To Collaborate On Insurance, Pensions Oversight

by Jason Gorringe, Lowtax.net, London
17 January, 2017
The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority and the Bermuda Monetary Authority have newly signed a memorandum of understanding.
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Abu Dhabi, Kazakhstan Financial Centers Deepen Ties

Abu Dhabi, Kazakhstan Financial Centers Deepen Ties

by Lorys Charalambous, Lowtax.net, Cyprus
17 January, 2017
Abu Dhabi Global Market, the international financial center in the capital of the United Arab Emirates, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Astana International Financial Center in Kazakhstan.
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Hong Kong Should Continue 'Prudent Fiscal Policy': IMF

Hong Kong Should Continue 'Prudent Fiscal Policy': IMF

by Mary Swire, Lowtax.net, Hong Kong
17 January, 2017
In concluding its 2016 Article IV consultation with Hong Kong, the International Monetary Fund said that the Government's fiscal policy "needs to strike a balance between supporting aggregate demand and preserving a buffer for the longer-run challenge posed by aging."
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Dubai Increases Gold Import Duties To 5 Percent

Dubai Increases Gold Import Duties To 5 Percent

by Lorys Charalambous, Lowtax.net, Cyprus
16 January, 2017
Dubai has increased its import tax on gold jewelry to five percent, up from 0.32 percent.
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Hong Kong Urged To Increase Tax Incentives

Hong Kong Urged To Increase Tax Incentives

by Mary Swire, Lowtax.net, Hong Kong
16 January, 2017
Professional services firm PwC has recommended that Hong Kong should use available fiscal space to adopt financial and tax incentives.
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Cyprus, Russia Defer Key Double Tax Treaty Change

Cyprus, Russia Defer Key Double Tax Treaty Change

by Mike Godfrey, Lowtax.net, Washington
13 January, 2017
Russia and Cyprus have agreed to postpone a change to how capital gains from shares in Russian companies with substantial immovable property portfolios are taxed.
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Jersey Removed From Portuguese Blacklist

Jersey Removed From Portuguese Blacklist

by Jason Gorringe, Lowtax.net, London
13 January, 2017
Jersey has been removed from Portugal's list of privileged tax regimes, following the signing of a decree by the Portuguese Minister of Finance, Mario Centeno.
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