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US Senate Republicans Block 'Bring Jobs Home Act' ,
by Mike Godfrey,, Washington
Last updated 64 minutes ago | Friday, August 1, 2014
On July 30, the Republican party in the United States Senate, by a 54-42 procedural vote that divided on partisan lines and required at least 60 votes to move the bill to a definitive vote, succeeded in defeating the Bring Jobs Home Act, which would have provided a 20 percent tax credit against companies' expenses incurred when bringing jobs back to the country. [ FULL STORY ]
ACCC Explains Role In Carbon Tax Repeal,
by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong
Last updated 60 minutes ago | Friday, August 1, 2014
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission will use data gathered through its monitoring activity to assess any failures by businesses to pass through all carbon tax cost savings to customers. [ FULL STORY ]
Russia Told To Repay USD50bn In Yukos Tax Ruling,
by Tatiana Smolenska, Tax-, Moscow
Last updated 73 minutes ago | Friday, August 1, 2014
The Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague has found that the Russian Federation subjected the oil company Yukos to tax reassessments with the objective of destroying the firm and expropriating its assets. It ruled that former Yukos shareholders should be paid USD50bn in compensation. [ FULL STORY ]
01/08/2014  US Congress Urged To Deny Contracts To Inverters
01/08/2014  ACCA Questions Legality Of UK 'Bank Raid' Powers
01/08/2014  Costa Rica, Panama FTA With EFTA To Take Force
01/08/2014  Japan, Colombia To Speed Up FTA Talks
01/08/2014  EU, Cameroon Implement Economic Partnership Agreement
01/08/2014  EU VAT Place Of Supply Guide In 23 Languages
31/07/2014  Summer Of Tax Compliance For 20m Italians
31/07/2014  Singapore Issues Guide On Taxation Of Start-Up Costs
31/07/2014  Freeport Reaches Mineral Export Tax Deal With Indonesia
31/07/2014  Switzerland, Italy Working To Remedy Tax Disputes
31/07/2014  Aus Winemakers Take Aim At NZ Tax Loophole
30/07/2014  Germany Objects To Canada-EU FTA
30/07/2014  US House Looks To Improve Child Tax Credit
30/07/2014  Brazil Urges Mercosur-Pacific Alliance FTA
30/07/2014  Pressure Builds On Philippines To Raise Income Bonus Cap
30/07/2014  Details Emerging Of South Korea's Corporate Reserves Tax
30/07/2014  Canada Highlights Adoption Tax Credit Expansion
30/07/2014  NZ Firms Fear BEPS Agenda Will Fail
29/07/2014  Isle Of Man Releases 2014 Budget
29/07/2014  New Zealand Calls For Collective Action On BEPS
29/07/2014  ASEAN Holds Out Prospect Of Regional FTA With EU
29/07/2014  Obama Involves Ireland In 'Unpatriotic' Inversion Claim
29/07/2014  US Treasury Issues Final Regs On Research Tax Rules
28/07/2014  MEPs, Trade Commissioner Discuss Policy
28/07/2014  Bipartisan Support For 'Bring Jobs Home Act' In US Senate
28/07/2014  Czech FM Chastises Parliament For Fuel Tax Cut Fiasco
28/07/2014  Greek Tax Agency Takes Aim At HNWIs, VAT Payers

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