Stories that are tagged 'Africa'


South Africa Enacts 2019 Tax Bills
Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus__27 January, 2020
On January 15, 2020, three tax bills were made law to give effect to measures announced in South Africa's 2019 Budget. Read Full Story

South Africa Launches Large Business Center
Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus__28 October, 2019
On October 23, 2019, the Commissioner of the South African Revenue Service launched the re-established Large Business Centre, which aims to bring about higher levels of voluntary tax compliance among large taxpayers. Read Full Story

Tax Experts Have Helped Developing Countries Net USD500m In Tax
Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels__27 September, 2019
The international community has made important progress in improving developing countries' ability to tax multinational enterprises and boost domestic revenue mobilization, says the annual report for the initiative Tax Inspectors Without Borders. Read Full Story

OECD Says Pace Of Global Tax Reform Has Slowed
Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels__05 September, 2019
The pace of tax reform has slowed across most leading economies, a new report from the OECD says, calling for bolder tax reforms to address future challenges. Read Full Story

Mauritius Gazettes Budget Tax Measures
Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus__08 August, 2019
Mauritius has published in its Official Gazette legislation to enact measures announced in the territory's latest Budget, contained in The Finance (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2019. Read Full Story

Mauritius Overhauls Tax Regime In 2019-20 Budget
Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus__21 June, 2019
Mauritius announced a multitude of changes to all areas of its tax regime in its 2019-2020 Budget, including international tax reforms; value-added tax changes; new corporate tax relief measures, including a new patent box regime; a regime for peer-to-peer lending; individual tax breaks; and a tax amnesty scheme. Read Full Story

South African Carbon Tax Introduced On June 1
Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus__05 June, 2019
On May 26, 2019, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa signed into law the Carbon Tax Act No 15 of 2019, which came into effect on June 1, 2019, as announced by the Minister of Finance in the 2019 Budget. Read Full Story

African Continental FTA To Enter Into Force
Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus__10 May, 2019
The African Continental Free Trade Agreement will enter into force on May 30, 2019, after Sierra Leone and the Sahrawi Republic deposited their instruments of ratification of the agreement. Read Full Story

Swiss Gov't Approves BEPS Multilateral Instrument
Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels__21 September, 2018
The Swiss Federal Council has approved an OECD multilateral convention designed to prevent BEPS-related abuse of the international tax treaty system. Read Full Story

Abu Dhabi Free Zone Proposes Crowdfunding Regime
Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus__26 July, 2018
Abu Dhabi Global Market, the low-tax international financial center in Abu Dhabi, has published a consultation paper setting out its proposed regulatory framework for operators of Private Financing Platforms. Read Full Story


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