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19 October 2017

Following the French Constitutional Council's ruling that the country's 3 per cent tax on dividend distributions is unconstitutional regardless of the source of the income, companies can now claim refunds

19 October 2017

As of yesterday, trustees' agents can access HMRC's online Trust Registration Service, although they need to jump through some hoops before being able to fill in the online registration form.

17 October 2017

Finance Minister Bill Morneau made a move yesterday (October 16, 2017) to mitigate the backlash towards the Trudeau government's controversial tax reforms.

16 October 2017

The Hong Kong government is to introduce a new 8.2 per cent rate of corporation tax on the first HKD2 million (USD255,000) of company profits.The new rate - half that of the jurisdiction's existing base rate of corporation tax - was announced by its chief executive Carrie Lam last week, in an effort to 'reduce the burden on small and medium-sized enterprises'. It goes even further than the 10 per cent basic rate promised in Lam's election manifesto two years ago.Additional profits beyond that level will continued to be taxed at the 16.5 per cent tax rate.

16 October 2017

Five New Zealand trusts set up by former Russian banker Sergei Viktorovich Pugachev are all shams created by him to protect millions of dollars of assets from his creditors, the England and Wales High Court has ruled.

12 October 2017

The Israeli Tax Authority (ITA) has published a new private tax ruling that sets out seven conditions for a recent immigrant to be regarded as an Israeli resident for tax purposes.

12 October 2017

HMRC is challenging a scheme in which professional footballer Geovanni Deiberson Maurício Gómez transferred ownership of his image rights to a British Virgin Islands company, thereby avoiding UK income tax on the company's revenues from his former employer, Hull City AFC.

11 October 2017

Dulcidio De La Guardia, ministro de Economía y Finanzas de Panamá, presentó un “análisis comparativo del delito tributario en Panamá y otros países” el 5 de octubre de 2017 y llamó a un debate sobre la necesidad de calificar la evasión fiscal como un delito.

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