Stories that are tagged 'international financial centres (IFC)'


US Insurance Regulator Grants Bermuda Reciprocal Jurisdiction Status
Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London__31 December, 2019
Bermuda has been granted Reciprocal Jurisdiction status effective January 1, 2020, and has had its status as a Qualified Jurisdiction extended by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), after a five-year evaluation. Read Full Story

Jersey Seeking To Strike Up More Financial Services Business In China
Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London__08 November, 2019
Representatives from Jersey are holding week-long meetings in Asia to promote the island as a well-regulated offshore international financial center. Read Full Story

Jersey, Guernsey, Isle of Man To Make Company Info Public
Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London__21 June, 2019
The governments of Jersey, Guernsey, and the Isle of Man have jointly announced a series of steps to improve the accessibility and transparency of their respective registers of beneficial ownership information. Read Full Story

EU Takes Action Against Spain Over Rules On Reporting Of Assets
Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels__13 June, 2019
The European Commission is taking Spain to the Court of Justice over the imposition of "disproportionate" sanctions for failure to report assets held abroad. Read Full Story

US Expats Must File By June 17
Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington__13 June, 2019
On June 5, 2019, the United States Internal Revenue Service reminded taxpayers living and working outside of the United States that they must file their 2018 federal income tax return by June 17, 2019. Read Full Story

Maldives Introduces Electronic Tax Payment Obligation For Largest Firms
Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus__20 March, 2019
From April 1, 2019, taxpayers with an annual turnover of MVR50m (USD3.25m) or more will be required to make payments to the Maldives Inland Revenue Authority via the MIRAconnect online tax administration portal. Read Full Story

Guernsey To Freeze Financial Services Fees Until 2020
Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London__04 October, 2018
The Guernsey Financial Services Commission says it has decided not to hike license fees for financial services firms for the next two years. Read Full Story

Saint Vincent Misses FATCA, CRS Reporting Deadlines
Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington__04 October, 2018
The caribbean territory Saint Vincent and the Grenadines has requested a 60-day extension from the reporting deadlines under the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act and the Common Reporting Standard. Read Full Story

DIFC Seeking To Establish 'Court Of The Blockchain'
Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus__09 August, 2018
Hoping to establish itself as a pioneer in the use and development of blockchain technology, the Dubai International Financial Center has announced its Courts are to work towards the creation of the first "Court of the Blockchain," involving work on how blockchain technology can be used to enforce court rulings and separately on the resolution and mitigation of disputes concerning blockchain-enabled contracts. 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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