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October 31 2011
International efforts to clamp down on tax evasion have drawn in €14 billion ($19 billion) from would-be tax evaders, the OECD has confirmed.
October 25 2011
Republican Herman Cain has adapted his 9-9-9 tax code proposal to allow for exemptions. The simplicity of the 9-9-9 plan, with its uniform rates and lack of exemptions, was previously the defining aspect of Cain’s pro...
October 24 2011
The breadth of tax topics to be debated at the International Bar Association (IBA) annual conference in Dubai next week ranges from the use of partnerships and tax groups to the taxation of foreign currency gains and ...
When Jeffrey Owens announced his retirement as head of tax policy and administration at the OECD, the race was on to replace one of the most important figures in global tax affairs. Pascal Saint-Amans is that man and,...
The UK Uncut protest group has backed calls for the resignation of Dave Hartnett, HM Revenue & Customs’ (HMRC) permanent secretary, over a tax settlement with Goldman Sachs.
October 23 2011
India’s efforts to protect its revenue base have been boosted with the completion of the amended tax treaty with Switzerland.
A publicly played-out dispute over tax policy within the German coalition government came to a head on Saturday, with Chancellor Angela Merkel openly rejecting the claim from a junior coalition partner that tax cut pr...
October 19 2011
Portugal has introduced a tax on companies with annual profits of more than €10 million ($13.7 million).
October 18 2011
Senators John McCain (Rep-Arizona) and Kay Hagan (Dem-North Carolina) have proposed a reduction in the tax rate for repatriated foreign earnings, from 35% down to 8.75%, for a period of one year, but permanent impleme...
October 17 2011
Australia’s Assistant Treasurer expects to implement a series of tax breaks for foreign investment funds next month.
Jesse Norman, a member of the UK Treasury Select Committee, has called for Dave Hartnett, HM Revenue & Customs’ permanent secretary, to resign over a tax settlement with Goldman Sachs.
October 12 2011
October 11 2011
The Indonesian Ministry of Finance has released long awaited regulations regarding the provision of tax facilities in the form of exemption from, or reductions in, the rate of corporate income tax.
October 10 2011
At its inception in 2005, one of HM Revenue & Customs’ commitments was to reduce the UK tax gap. The latest available figures show that the revenue body is sticking to that commitment. But is progress satisfactory, gi...
China’s State Council has confirmed that the recently trialled resource tax on domestic sales of crude oil and natural gas will be extended nationally from November 1.
UK taxpayers are experiencing a number of headaches when it comes to complying with the new bank levy, says a taxpayer at a large multinational bank.
October 09 2011
The Task Force on Financial Integrity & Economic Development’s annual conference in Paris last week showed how taxpayers could benefit from a more transparent reporting standard, but activists admitted they must do mo...
Manfred Bergmann, director for Indirect Taxation and Tax Administration at the DG Taxation and Customs Union at the European Commission, has told International Tax Review why the Commission changed course and came out...
October 03 2011
George Osborne has told British business that he will not fund any tax cuts if it means an increase in the budget deficit.
China’s State Administration of Taxation has clarified a number of issues relating to the administration of foreign companies that are controlled by Chinese investors.
October 02 2011
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