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Switzerland Seeks To Relieve Double Tax On PEs,
by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels
Last updated -2 minutes ago | Wednesday, September 24, 2014
The Swiss Federal Council has launched a consultation on changes to the flat-rate tax credit, which seeks to ensure double tax relief for permanent establishments of companies that are located in Switzerland. [ FULL STORY ]
Singapore Consults On FATCA Regulations,
by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong
Last updated -2 minutes ago | Wednesday, September 24, 2014
The Ministry of Finance, Monetary Authority of Singapore and the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore have proposed regulations, and issued a draft e-Tax Guide, to help financial institutions in Singapore comply with the United States Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act. [ FULL STORY ]
40-Hour Rule Proposed For ObamaCare Reforms,
by Mike Godfrey,, Washington
Last updated -2 minutes ago | Wednesday, September 24, 2014
The United States Internal Revenue Service has issued a proposed notice regulating how to calculate compliance with the "30-hour rule" in the Affordable Care Act's employer mandate, at about the same time as the House of Representatives was passing its Jobs for America Act, which would relax the new requirements to include only employees working at least 40-hour weeks. [ FULL STORY ]
24/09/2014  Canada, South Korea Sign Landmark Free Trade Deal
24/09/2014  US Treasury Presents Its Anti-Inversion Proposals
24/09/2014  Tougher Penalties For Jamaican Value-Added Tax Regime
24/09/2014  US Business Shows Continuing Concern Over BEPS
24/09/2014  False Start For Guatemalan Tax Reform, Reports IMF
23/09/2014  G-20 Commits To Progress International Tax Agenda
23/09/2014  Proposal For US Exit Tax On Inverting Companies
23/09/2014  US Accountants Urge Immediate Tax Extenders Renewal
23/09/2014  US House Passes Republican 'Pro-Jobs' Tax Changes
23/09/2014  UK Chartered Accountants Welcome BEPS Progress
23/09/2014  South Africa Issues Draft Guide On Special Trust Taxation
23/09/2014  European Union, Canada Complete FTA Negotiations
23/09/2014  South Korea's 2015 Budget Seeks Wider Tax Base
22/09/2014  US Senate Considers 'Outdated' Energy Tax Code
22/09/2014  Short-term Extension For US Internet Tax Moratorium
22/09/2014  BEPS Fallout To Be Minimal For New Zealand, Says PwC
22/09/2014  Ukraine To Offer Tax Relief To Boost Compliance
22/09/2014  South Africa Issues First Islamic Bond
22/09/2014  Moody's Downgrades Costa Rica For Tardy Fiscal Reforms
19/09/2014  European Court Okays Cut-Rate VAT For Books In Digital Form
19/09/2014  Switzerland Clarifies Fines Not Tax Deductible
19/09/2014  OECD Leaves Digital Tax Problems Unanswered
19/09/2014  Lithuania To Pass Shale Gas Tax Law
19/09/2014  Philippines To Introduce Excise Tax Stamps On Tobacco
19/09/2014  Lew Says Treasury Anti-Inversion Action 'Imminent'
19/09/2014  Democrats Abroad Warn On FATCA Effect For American Expats
18/09/2014  The OECD's Digital Tax Proposals Explained

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