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US Court Dismisses Case Against FATCA Disclosures,
by Mike Godfrey,, Washington
Last updated 23 hours ago | Tuesday, May 3, 2016
The US District Court for the Southern District of Ohio has dismissed a case brought by Senator Rand Paul and a group of individuals, who attempted to make several challenges to the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act and the Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts. [ FULL STORY ]
Sin Taxes Put Finland Top Of 'Nanny State Index',
by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels
Last updated 23 hours ago | Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Finland's heavy taxes on alcohol, tobacco, and certain foods have earned it the dubious honor of topping the first ever "Nanny State Index," compiled by the European Policy Information Centre (Epicentre), a free market think tank. [ FULL STORY ]
Multilateral Tax Convention Effective In Singapore,
by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong
Last updated 23 hours ago | Tuesday, May 3, 2016
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters became effective in Singapore on May 1, 2016. [ FULL STORY ]
04/05/2016  HMRC's Making Tax Digital Project 'Could Hurt Large Firms'
04/05/2016  Bangladesh's FM Confirms New VAT Regime From July 1
04/05/2016  Taiwan Advises Foreign Film Crews On Tax Compliance
04/05/2016  ATO Warns Against Using SMSFs To Minimize Tax
04/05/2016  WTO Panel Established In Russia-Ukraine Anti-Dumping Dispute
04/05/2016  NZ Inquiry Launched On Foreign Trust Disclosure Rules
03/05/2016  China Completed VAT Implementation On May 1
03/05/2016  EU's New Union Customs Code Takes Force
03/05/2016  IRS Estimates Tax Gap At USD458bn
03/05/2016  European States, Canada To Update FTA
03/05/2016  Irish Revenues Grow With Resurgent Economy
03/05/2016  ATO Challenging 'Not-For-Profit' Tax Abuses
03/05/2016  Hatch Presses Lew For Regulatory 'Loophole' Memo
02/05/2016  US House Passes Miscellaneous Tariff Bill
02/05/2016  Norway's Tax Refunds For Ship Owners Approved
02/05/2016  IRS To Improve Tax Refund Offset Program
02/05/2016  EC Asks France To Comply With Judgment On Taxation Of Dividends
02/05/2016  Ukraine Pursuing Tax Reform
29/04/2016  US Bill Would Guarantee Small Businesses Equivalent Tax Cuts
29/04/2016  Czech Republic Increases Transfer Pricing Oversight
29/04/2016  EFTA Signs FTA With The Philippines
29/04/2016  Hong Kong Confirms Its AML, Tax Evasion Procedures
29/04/2016  Indonesia Promises Confidential Tax Amnesty Declarations
29/04/2016  Finland, Portugal Agree On Pension Taxation
29/04/2016  Seychelles Has Appropriate Tax Data Safeguards: OECD
28/04/2016  MEPs Welcome Plans For Exchange Of Corporate Tax Info
28/04/2016  US Accountants Urge Preservation Of Cash Accounting

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