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Czech Lawmakers Approve New Reduced VAT Rate,
by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels
Last updated 15 hours ago | Friday, October 24, 2014
The Czech Senate on October 22, 2014, approved a draft bill to introduce a third value-added tax rate of ten percent. [ FULL STORY ]
Ireland Publishes 2014 Finance Bill,
by Jason Gorringe,, London
Last updated 15 hours ago | Friday, October 24, 2014
Irish Finance Minister Michael Noonan has published the 2014 Finance Bill, which gives effect to the tax reforms announced in his Budget and introduces a number of new anti-avoidance measures. [ FULL STORY ]
HMRC Dispatches Advance Payment Notices,
by Robert Lee,, London
Last updated 16 hours ago | Friday, October 24, 2014
HM Revenue and Customs has used its new "accelerated payments" powers to issue more than 600 demands for the upfront payment of GBP250m (USD402m) in disputed tax. [ FULL STORY ]
27/10/2014  Australia Negotiates Chinese FTA Coal Tariff Exemption
27/10/2014  EU Value-Added Tax Reforms Closing The VAT Gap
24/10/2014  US Urged To Change Tack In Inversions Response
24/10/2014  Switzerland To Add Info Exchange Provisions To All DTAs
24/10/2014  Italian Voluntary Disclosure Law Passes First Parliamentary Hurdle
24/10/2014  Australia Reports Progress On Easing Tax Compliance Burden
24/10/2014  HMRC Continuing Construction Sector Compliance Drive
24/10/2014  Colombia, Panama Agree To Sign TIEA
23/10/2014  Luxembourg Confirms Tax Changes In 2015 Budget Law
23/10/2014  Noonan Asserts Ireland's Direction On Tax Policy
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
23/10/2014  OECD Enters French Tax Reform Debate
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'

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