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Kenyan Exporters To Suffer From Lack Of EU EPA
The inability of the East African Community member countries to conclude
the proposed Economic Partnership Agreement with the European Union by October 1, 2014, has led to the withdrawal of free market access provided to
Denmark Gives Pension Tax Rebate To Avoid EU Rebuke
Following indications that Denmark's fiscal deficit could deteriorate in 2015,
its Government has resorted to a change in tax arrangements on certain pensions
to try and ensure that it does not breach the European Union's maximum deficit target
of three percent of gross domestic product.
US, EU Trade Deal Negotiators On The Same Page
After the recent seventh round of negotiations on the United States-European Union Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, it was confirmed
that talks have progressed beyond its conceptual framework and are now concentrated
on the concrete proposals made by each side on the trade agreement's various chapters.
ECJ Rules Against Italian Tobacco Excise Duty Policy
The European Court of Justice has ruled that Italy's decision to levy a higher minimum excise duty on cheaper-than-average cigarettes contravenes EU law.
Serbian Tax Administration Still Lagging Behind EU Standards
A new report from the European Commission on progress towards European integration for Serbia has called for "urgent measures" to tackle the country's grey economy.
UK To Clamp Down On Hybrid Mismatch Arrangements
UK Chancellor George Osborne's Autumn Statement will contain plans for new rules to prevent hybrid mismatch arrangements, the Government has announced.
UK's Osborne Quizzed On Funding For Reelection Tax Promises
The opposition Labour Party in the UK has written to Chancellor George Osborne to ask him to clarify whether the income tax cuts proposed by the Prime Minister at the Conservative Party conference would be paid for by a value-added tax hike.
Wales To Be Given More Say On Income Tax Policy
The Welsh Assembly will be given powers, subject to a referendum, to set different rates of personal income tax under plans announced by the UK Government.
UK Businesses Welcome Cameron's Income Tax Promises
John Longworth, Director-General of the British Chambers of Commerce, and John Cridland, Director-General of the Confederation of British Industry, have welcomed the measures proposed by Prime Minister David Cameron at the recent UK Conservative Party Conference.
UK Lib Dems Lay Out Tax Plans Ahead Of 2015 Election
UK Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has said that his party would raise the tax-exempt personal allowance to GBP11,000 (USD17,690) from April 2016 if the party returns to Government.
US Tax Reform Complicated By Pass-Through Businesses
In his Tax Policy Center blog, Howard Gleckman pointed out that research by his
colleague Joe Rosenberg has shown how difficult it would be to effect United States
"corporate-only" tax reform that ignores the pass-through businesses
subject to the individual tax code.
Antigua And Barbuda, US Return To Talks On Gaming Spat
Antigua and Barbuda is to hold bilateral talks with the US in connection the ongoing gaming dispute between the two countries. The move follows last week's meeting between Antigua and Barbuda's Prime Minister, Gaston Browne, and US Trade Representative, Michael Froman.
US Tax Inversion Planners Respond To Treasury Measures
The non-legislative measures put forward by the Treasury Department on September
22, to deter United States multinationals from using corporate inversions to move
their tax residence abroad, have so far produced a mixed bag of results.
IRS To Get Tougher On Foreign US Property Investors
The Internal Revenue Service needs to take additional actions to improve
taxpayer compliance with a law related to the disposition of foreign investments
in US real property, according to a report released by the Treasury
Inspector General for Tax Administration.
Study Shows Extent Of High US Wireless Taxation
A paper by the Tax Foundation has shown that wireless consumers in the United States continue
to face excessive tax burdens, when compared to the tax burden on other goods
Higher US Tax Revenues Must Not Prompt Complacency: CBO
After the release of statistics from the Congressional Budget Office showing a fall in the US budget deficit in the fiscal year 2014, the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget cautioned
that, despite the positive news, the US "remains on an unsustainable fiscal path."
Internet Association Calls For Canadian 'Digital Renovation Tax Credit'
Trade body The Internet Association has called on the Canadian Government to consider the introduction of a targeted tax credit that would encourage small- and medium-sized enterprises to get their business online.