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  • Grasping for air

    In March, leaders from the EU's 27 member states pledged to cut carbon emissions by 20% of their 1990 level by 2020. Many believe that such an ambitious target is unlikely to be reached without an EU-wide carbon tax. But Claire Jones finds out rules on taxation and political opposition present difficulties


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  • Grasping for air

    In March, leaders from the EU's 27 member states pledged to cut carbon emissions by 20% of their 1990 level by 2020. Many believe that such an ambitious target is unlikely to be reached without an EU-wide carbon tax. But Claire Jones finds out rules on taxation and political opposition present difficulties

  • Businesses take territory seriously

    David Lewis of Eli-Lilly says that a coalition of US companies is conducting important research looking at whether a territorial tax system is right for the US

  • Time to confess

    British corporate and individual taxpayers that have money in overseas bank accounts outside the UK should take advantage of the chance to normalise their affairs, believes Andrew Watt of Chiltern

  • Baltics grapple with VAT

    Transport and logistics businesses in each Baltic State have their problems with local and EU VAT legislation, writes Irmantas Misiunas of Ernst & Young

  • A definite resemblance

    The European Court of Justice looked at two separate UK cases in much the same way, believes Simon Whitehead of Dorsey & Whitney

  • On top of the rules

    Taxpayers should be aware of how the US' temporary regulations on services differ from those in the rest of the world, particularly Asia, believe Erik Skarstad, Howard Moyes and Burcin Kasapoglu of KPMG


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