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Italian Voluntary Disclosure Law Passes First Parliamentary Hurdle,
by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels
Last updated 3 hours ago | Thursday, October 23, 2014
By the wide margin of a 250-76 vote on October 16, the Chamber of Deputies of the Italian Parliament passed the decree law that would introduce a voluntary disclosure program with the aim of persuading taxpayers to declare undisclosed assets and funds, held abroad or in Italy. [ FULL STORY ]
Luxembourg Confirms Tax Changes In 2015 Budget Law,
by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels
Last updated 3 hours ago | Thursday, October 23, 2014
Luxembourg's Ministry of Finance has recently released the nation's draft Budget 2015 law, confirming measures that will be effective from January 1, 2015. [ FULL STORY ]
Noonan Asserts Ireland's Direction On Tax Policy,
by Lorys Charalambous,, Cyprus
Last updated 3 hours ago | Thursday, October 23, 2014
"The issue of substance and taxation is, and always will be, a core column of the Irish taxation system," Michael Noonan, Ireland's Finance Minister, said at his Department's Tax Policy Conference on October 21, 2014, underscoring that Ireland's strategy is to play fair but play to win. [ FULL STORY ]
23/10/2014  EU, Singapore Agree Free Trade Deal
23/10/2014  Hungarian Media Company Challenges Advertising Tax
23/10/2014  Hungary Planning VAT Break For Eco-Friendly Cars
23/10/2014  IRS Advised To Improve Its Controls Over Tax Information
23/10/2014  UK Labour Party Fleshes Out Mansion Tax Plans
22/10/2014  Germany Receives Tax Caution On Legacies To Foreign Charities
22/10/2014  NZ Business Leaders Seek More Free Trade Deals
22/10/2014  Romania Warned By EU On Taxation Of Foreign Companies
22/10/2014  Switzerland To Fill Argentinian Double Tax Treaty Void
22/10/2014  Wyden Pushes US Tax Reform As Inversion Activity Slows
22/10/2014  EU Reaches Trade Deal With East African Community
22/10/2014  Seychelles Agrees Terms Of WTO Accession
21/10/2014  Belgian Tax Rules On Collective Investment Funds Challenged
21/10/2014  Italy, Switzerland DTA Talks Proceeding, Despite Problems
21/10/2014  Hong Kong, South Africa Sign DTA
21/10/2014  Singapore, Turkey FTA Talks Make 'Good Progress'
21/10/2014  American Firms Hail Irish Budget Announcements
21/10/2014  Guatemala, India Begin Free Trade Agreement Talks
21/10/2014  UK Supports Design Museum With Expanded VAT Breaks
20/10/2014  Switzerland Extends Olive Branch To India On Tax
20/10/2014  ATO Commissioner Urges Int'l Collaboration On BEPS
20/10/2014  Luxembourg Issues Guidance Ahead Of VAT Rate Changes
20/10/2014  UK Tax Gap Widens
20/10/2014  Better Tax Administration In South Asia Said Key To Development
17/10/2014  Austria Given Extra Year To Automatically Exchange Tax Data
17/10/2014  Panama Challenges Colombian Tax Black List Placement
17/10/2014  UK Taxpayers' Rights Under Siege, Says CIOT President

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