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Switzerland Adopts Dispatch On New DTAs

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels
Last updated 39 hours ago | Thursday, April 19, 2018

The Swiss Federal Council has adopted dispatches on a new double tax agreement with Zambia and a protocol to the current agreement with Ecuador.
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Guernsey Regulator Releases Stock Market Integrity Code

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London
Last updated 39 hours ago | Thursday, April 19, 2018span>
Guernsey's financial services regulator, the Guernsey Financial Services Commission, has released a draft code on market conduct standards focusing on behavior it considers amounts to market abuse.
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New Zealand Confirms Virtual Currencies Are Property For Tax Purposes

by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong
Last updated 39 hours ago | Thursday, April 19, 2018

New Zealand has joined a number of territories in confirming this month that virtual currency transactions are taxable as property, in new guidance that was issued at the beginning of the month.
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UK Revisits Proposed BEPS Changes To Its Double Tax Treaties

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London
Last updated 39 hours ago | Thursday, April 19, 2018

The UK tax agency, HM Revenue and Customs, on April 16, 2018, released proposed changes to the list of amendments it intends to make to its bilateral double tax avoidance agreements through the OECD's base erosion and profit shifting multilateral instrument.
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EU Tax Working Group To Discuss Digital Tax, MNE Tax Issues

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels
Tuesday, April 17, 2018

The EU's High Level Working Party (Taxation) will discuss international tax reform at its meeting on April 18.
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Guam To Launch Tax Amnesty

by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong
Tuesday, April 17, 2018

The Government of Guam, a US territory located in the Pacific, has announced proposals for a temporary tax amnesty program.
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Poland To Amend Minimum Tax On Commercial Property

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels
Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Poland has announced amendments to the minimum tax on commercial property, which are designed to align the measure with European Union state aid rules and reduce opportunities for tax avoidance.
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Nigeria Extends Amnesty To June 30

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus
Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari, has confirmed a final extension to the country's Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) until June 30.
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Poland Draws Fire For 'Draconian' Virtual Currency Tax Policy

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels
Tuesday, April 17, 2018

A petition has been started in Poland in protest at the Government's new transaction tax on cryptocurrency trading, which is expected to be applied retrospectively.
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