by Amanda Banks, Tax-News.com, London 18 May 2017 The plans from Labour, the largest opposition party in the UK, to raise taxes would establish the highest tax burden since the 1940s, says the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA). The party
by Mary Swire, Tax-news.com, Hong Kong 18 May 2017 The Australian Treasury has said that it will compile a regulatory impact statement on the proposed new bank levy, following criticisms from the institutions affected. The Secretary to the Treasury, John
by Jason Gorringe, Tax-news.com, London 18 May 2017 The European Commission has asked France to abolish a withholding tax (WHT) that applies to dividends received by non-resident companies. The WHT applies to dividends received in France by companies based in
by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-news.com, Brussels 18 May 2017 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have again rejected as inadequate the Commission’s proposed list of countries that are considered money laundering risks. This is the third time MEPs have refused to
by Jason Gorringe, Tax-news.com, London 18 May 2017 The Irish Government is to introduce a new exemption from stamp duty on transfers of shares in Irish companies admitted to the Enterprise Securities Market (ESM) of the Irish Stock Exchange (ISE).
by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels 18 May 2017 In a ruling expected to boost the UK’s position in Brexit talks, the European Court of Justice has set out the extent to which member states must be involved in approving the