Stories that are tagged 'legislation'


Ireland Publishes 2019 Finance Bill
Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London__18 October, 2019
The Irish Government has published its 2019 Finance Bill, which introduces changes to a number of SME-targeted tax incentives and implements a range of measures announced in this month's Budget. Read Full Story

Greece To Attract Wealthy With Lump Sum Tax
Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus__18 October, 2019
The Greek Government will reportedly include a lump sum flat tax in forthcoming tax legislation intended to encourage wealthy foreigners to relocate to Greece. Read Full Story

Mauritius Welcomes EU's Endorsement Of Corporate Tax Changes
Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong__18 October, 2019
Mauritius has welcomed recognition from the EU that the territory has made appropriate changes to its corporate tax regime to remove harmful elements. Read Full Story

Netherlands Begins Consultation On Tax Blacklist
Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels__11 October, 2019
On October 7, 2019, the Dutch Government announced the launch of a consultation on the 2020 edition of the list of low-tax jurisdictions for the purposes of enforcing existing and forthcoming anti-avoidance legislation intended to tackle base erosion and profit shifting. Read Full Story

An Update On Brazil's Efforts To Install VAT
Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong__04 October, 2019
Brazil's Government must overcome a number of challenges, including assuaging the concerns of state authorities, if it is deliver on its plans to overhaul the country's complex indirect tax system. Read Full Story

Switzerland Legislates To Improve Taxpayer Oversight
Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels__04 October, 2019
The Swiss Federal Council will bring into force legislation on the implementation of recommendations made by the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes. Read Full Story

New Zealand Lining Up More Tax Relief For Fledgling Firms
Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong__18 October, 2019
The New Zealand Government has announced that it will adopt two tax incentives proposed by the Tax Working Group: a deduction for "feasibility expenditure" for businesses, and relaxed loss continuity rules. Read Full Story

Netherlands Planning Slower But Deeper Corporate Tax Cut
Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels__20 September, 2019
On September 17, 2019, Dutch State Secretary for Finance Menno Snel presented the Government's 2020 Tax Plan to the House of Representatives. It includes revised plans for corporate tax cuts. Read Full Story

Exporters Urge Int'l Reform To Simplify VAT Compliance
Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels__20 September, 2019
The International Chamber of Commerce has warned that micro-, small-, and medium-sized businesses' growth prospects are being stymied by complex indirect tax regimes. It has released an issues brief that is intended to contribute towards international reform talks being led by the World Trade Organization. Read Full Story

Guernsey Launches Consultation On Introducing LLCs
Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London__09 September, 2019
Guernsey is proposing to adopt limited liability companies (LLC), in a move intended to enhance the island's competitive position in the United States. Read Full Story



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