Stories that are tagged 'law'


Luxembourg Publishes Guidance On New IP Tax Breaks
Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.con, Brussels__16 July, 2019
The Luxembourg direct tax administration has published a circular including comprehensive guidance for the recently introduced changes to the special tax regime for intellectual property income. Read Full Story

French Lawmakers Agree Digital Tax Law
Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.con, Brussels__05 July, 2019
A joint committee of lawmakers from the French House of Representatives and the Senate has agreed on a bill to introduce a digital services tax in France. Read Full Story

Hungarian Lawmakers To Decide On Tax Cuts Plan
Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels__05 July, 2019
Hungary's 2020 Budget law is before parliament for approval. Most tax-related proposals would become effective from the start of 2020. Read Full Story

US Senate Finance Committee Seeks Response To French Digital Tax
Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington__05 July, 2019
The leaders of the United States Committee on Finance have written Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin urging him to use "all tools available" to counter France's proposed digital services tax, which they argue unfairly discriminates against US companies. Read Full Story

New Zealand To Better Track Taxpayers' Property Transactions
Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong__21 June, 2019
New Zealand's Inland Revenue has announced that those who buy and sell property will be required to provide their IRD number on land transfer documentation, to improve the agency's ability to enforce the tax rules on property speculation. 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

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

Switzerland Schedules Corporate Tax Overhaul For 2020
Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels__21 June, 2019
The Swiss Federal Council has announced that the Federal Act on Tax Reform and AHV Financing will enter into force on January 1, 2020. Read Full Story

US Congress Passes IRS Reform Bill
Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington__21 June, 2019
On June 13, 2019, the US Senate approved the Taxpayer First Act, which is intended to overhaul the Internal Revenue Service and strengthen taxpayer rights. Read Full Story

OECD Fleshes Out Int'l Tax Reform Plans During BEPS Webcast
Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels__13 June, 2019
During a webcast on June 11, the OECD provided a technical update on its work to develop new, modernized international tax rules for the digitalized economy. Read Full Story



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