Fiscalia - C.I.F.
Canadian CEOs Weigh In On US Tax Reform
A majority of senior Canadian executives believe that if the US lowers corporate tax rates, Canada should follow suit, according to a new survey.
Canada Tables Budget Implementation Bill
Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau has introduced legislation into the House of Commons to implement changes to individual tax credits announced in last month's Budget.
China To Push For Australia, NZ Trade Deal Upgrades
China is considering potential improvements to its free trade deals with New Zealand and Australia, following a number of meetings, it has been confirmed.
China Airs Concerns About EU Duties On Chinese Steel
China's Ministry of Commerce has spoken out over trade protectionism in the steel industry, following a European Commission anti-dumping duty decision on hot-rolled sheet imported from China.
China, Sri Lanka Back Free Trade Talks
Leaders from China and Sri Lanka have voiced support for a proposed bilateral free trade agreement at a recent meeting.
China And Norway Resume Free Trade Negotiations
China and Norway have agreed to restart free trade negotiations.
EU, Norway Agree Freer Trade For Agricultural Goods
The EU and Norway have reached an agreement on trade in agricultural products that will grant mutual duty-free access for 36 tariff lines.
Australia, EU Take Next Step Toward FTA Talks
Australia and the EU have concluded a joint scoping exercise on a future free trade agreement.
EU And Japan Continue To Push For FTA
The European Union and Japan are aiming to conclude talks towards a bilateral free trade agreement by the end of 2017.
EU Consults On Altering Arrangements For Excise Duty
The EU has launched a consultation on options for the harmonization and simplification of general arrangements for excise duty.
EU And Mexico Advance Free Trade Talks
The European Commission has reported that good progress was made towards updating the European Union's free trade agreement with Mexico in the recently concluded third round of negotiations.
OECD Urges Japan To Hike Sales Tax
Japan should hike value-added tax and taxes on income, capital gains, and inheritances, to offset the revenue lost from corporate tax cuts, the OECD has said.
UK Tax Man Goes After Image Rights Tax Avoidance
The UK tax agency is to visit major league soccer clubs to discuss tax avoidance through image rights.
UK Must Not Repeat 'Catastrophic' Tax Credit Contract
The Public Accounts Committee has called on HM Revenue and Customs to learn lessons from its failed contract with private sector firm Concentrix.
UK Treasury Rejects Calls To Consult Tax Experts
The UK Treasury has rejected a recommendation that it should consult tax experts before introducing policy changes in the Finance Bill.
IRS Property Seizures Hit Mainly Law-Abiding Taxpayers
The US Bank Secrecy Act's anti-structuring provisions were mainly used by the Internal Revenue Service against individuals and businesses whose income was legally obtained, says a new report.
Mexico Seeking Quick NAFTA Rewrite
Mexico is aiming for a quick rewrite of the North American Free Trade Agreement following a thawing of relations with the US in recent weeks.
Report Outlines Options For Canadian Marijuana Taxes
Think tank the CD Howe Institute has said that Canada's federal and provincial governments should have the power to levy taxes on marijuana when the drug is legalized.
New Zealand Explains Non-Resident Withholding Tax Changes
New Zealand's Inland Revenue has explained proposed changes to the functioning of the Non-Resident Withholding Tax (NRWT) and Approved Issuer Levy (AIL).