by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong 13 January 2017 Parliamentary approval was received on January 11 for the Taiwanese Government’s proposals to hike cigarette and inheritance taxes, to find the extra funds needed to finance a long-term elderly care program.
by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus 13 January 2017 The International Monetary Fund indicated on January 11 that Seychelles will need to take further measures to increase tax revenue over the medium term. With strong economic activity continuing in Seychelles, the
by Mike Godfrey, Tax-news.com, Washington 13 January 2017 Foreign investment in the Greater Vancouver property market is expected to drop off in 2017 following the introduction of a new property tax, according to research by Royal LePage. Royal LePage has
by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong 13 January 2017 Cross-border tariffs between New Zealand and Korea were scaled back further on January 1, 2017, with the second installment of tax cuts under their free trade agreement. Under the FTA’s terms,
by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong 13 January 2017 The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has published guidance on the AUD1.6bn (USD1.2m) superannuation balance transfer cap that will apply from July 1. The ATO explained that the transfer balance cap applies
by Scott Hamilton, Tax-News.com, Washington 12 January 2017 On January 11, during his first press conference since the election, President-elect Donald Trump reemphasized his plan for import tariffs on US multinational companies that move their production abroad at the cost
by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong 13 January 2017 Hong Kong’s Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau (FSTB) has launched public consultations on legislative proposals to increase the transparency of corporate beneficial ownership in the city, and to enhance its
by Leroy Baker, Tax-News.com, Washington 13 January 2017 The US Department of Commerce (Commerce) has announced its final decision to impose anti-dumping (AD) margins and anti-subsidy countervailing duties (CVDs) on Chinese imports of biaxial integral geogrid products, used as a