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US Senate Considers 'Outdated' Energy Tax Code,
by Mike Godfrey,, Washington
Last updated 22 hours ago | Sunday, September 21, 2014
At a hearing on September 17, United States Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden suggested that, in any tax reform, technology-neutral energy tax policies should take the costs and benefits of different energy sources into account, but much of the discussion pitted the incentives given to fossil fuels against those for renewable energy. [ FULL STORY ]
Short-term Extension For US Internet Tax Moratorium,
by Mike Godfrey,, Washington
Last updated 22 hours ago | Sunday, September 21, 2014
The United States House of Representatives and the Senate have agreed a short-term extension to the Internet Tax Freedom Act until December 11, 2014. [ FULL STORY ]
BEPS Fallout To Be Minimal For New Zealand, Says PwC,
by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong
Last updated 22 hours ago | Sunday, September 21, 2014
New Zealand's tax system is unlikely to experience significant changes resulting from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's Base Erosion and Profit Shifting work, according to professional services firm PwC. [ FULL STORY ]
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
18/09/2014  UAE Reviews Progress On Tax Transparency
18/09/2014  Halt Called To Philippines Investor Details Disclosure Rules
18/09/2014  Trinidad And Tobago Issues Latest Budget
17/09/2014  US House Majority Supports Cash Accounting Retention
17/09/2014  OECD Proposes Fixes To Global Tax Rules
17/09/2014  Costa Rican Tourism Industry Challenges Sales Tax
17/09/2014  EU-China Anti-Customs Fraud Operation Hailed As Success
17/09/2014  Hong Kong Supports New OECD Tax Info Standard
17/09/2014  Ireland To Begin MOSS Registration Of Digital Firms
17/09/2014  EFTA Approves Norwegian Tonnage Tax Regime Tweak
17/09/2014  UK Lawmakers Call For Improved Green Tax Breaks
17/09/2014  Japan Yet To Decide On 2015 Sales Tax Hike
16/09/2014  No US Bipartisan Anti-Inversion Legislation In Sight
16/09/2014  China, Taiwan Restart Trade Treaty Talks
16/09/2014  Bahamas Clarifies VAT On Existing Contracts
16/09/2014  Academics Enter Row Over CRA's Charity Audit Program

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