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South Africa Issues Tax Guide To Film Production Inventives

21/11/2014

The South African Revenue Service has issued a tax guide to the current income tax exemption for the receipts and accruals of income derived from the exploitation rights of a film.

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Irish Tax Reliefs To Help Elderly Stay In Their Homes

21/11/2014

The Irish Government has announced that the level of tax relief available to help with the employment of a professional nurse or carer in the home will rise from EUR50,000 (USD67,670) to EUR75,000 a year.

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Brazil Rejects WTO Panel Requested By EU Over Tax Measures

21/11/2014

At a meeting of the World Trade Organization's Dispute Settlement Body on November 18, 2014, Brazil rejected a request by the European Union for a panel to study a dispute over taxation and charges applied by Brazil to the automobile, information technology and other sectors.

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Charities Press For Permanent US Tax Provisions

21/11/2014

A wide range of national and state charitable organizations has written a letter that has strongly urged the United States Congress, before the end of 2014, to make permanent the package of five charitable tax provisions in the America Gives More Act.

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Irish Gov't Overhauls Water Charge Proposals

21/11/2014

Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny has said that the revised water charge will be the "last new national charge" to be introduced by his Government, and confirmed that the tax cuts announced at October's Budget will offset the impact of the so-called "water tax" on households.

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Venezuelan President Enacts Tax Increases

21/11/2014

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro approved a number of tax increases on November 18, 2014, in a bid to boost Government revenues.

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Peru Government Proposes Tax Cuts To Boost Economy

21/11/2014

The Peruvian Government has proposed a number of tax reforms designed to revive the economy, according to an announcement from Prime Minister Ana Jara Velásquez.

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Japanese Parties Pledge Reduced Sales Tax Rate

21/11/2014

Japan's two-party Coalition Government has confirmed a pledge to introduce a reduced rate of sales tax, to coincide with the newly delayed hike to the headline sales tax rate to ten percent.

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TIGA Calls For Further UK Creative Tax Breaks

21/11/2014

TIGA, a representative body for the UK gaming industry, has called on UK Chancellor George Osborne to announce two new cross-sectoral tax reliefs when he delivers his Autumn Statement on December 3.

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CRA To Tackle Canada's 'Underground Economy'

21/11/2014

Canada's Revenue Minister has hosted the first meeting of the Underground Economy Advisory Committee, a new collaborative body that will help inform the Government's strategy for tackling the underground economy.

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ICC Welcomes G20 Commitment To Bali Package

20/11/2014

The International Chamber of Commerce has welcomed the 2014 G20 Summit declaration, which outlines, among other things, a commitment to implement all elements of the World Trade Organization's Bali Package and to swiftly define a WTO work program on the remaining issues of the Doha Development Agenda.

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Cyprus Agrees Double Tax Pact With Iceland

21/11/2014

Cyprus and Iceland have released the text of a new double tax agreement signed between the two nations on November 14, 2014.

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Egyptian, UAE Free Zones Agree To Cooperate

20/11/2014

Egypt's General Authority for Investment and Free Zones and the United Arab Emirates' Ajman Free Zone signed a Memorandum of Understanding and joint cooperation agreement on November 16, 2014, to intensify joint activities in the field of investment and free zone management.

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Higher Filipino Bonus Cap Backed By Lawmakers

20/11/2014

While the House of Representatives passed its version of the bill in September this year, the Philippines Senate has now approved at second reading its bill that seeks to increase the present individual income tax exemption cap for 13th month pay and other benefits from the current PHP30,000 (USD665) to PHP82,000.

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The Report

Offshore Trusts Guide: Introduction

The History of Offshore Trusts
Development of Professional Competence in the Jurisdictions
What Future for the Trust?
The New Age of Transparency
The Swiss Association of Trust Companies
The Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners

Offshore Trusts Guide: Jurisdictions

Bahamas

Bahamas: Legal Framework and Formation Rules and Fees
Bahamas: 2006 Private Trust Companies Legislation

Barbados

Barbados: Legal Framework and Formation Rules and Fees
Barbados: Supervisory and Licensing Regime and Fees

Bermuda

Bermuda: Legal Framework and Formation Rules and Fees
Bermuda: Supervisory and Licensing Regime and Fees

British Virgin Islands

British Virgin Islands: Legal Framework and Formation Rules and Fees
British Virgin Islands: Special Trusts Act 2003
British Virgin Islands: The Trustee Act 2003
British Virgin Islands: :Supervisory and Licensing Regime and Fees
British Virgin Islands: New Laws on Private Trust Companies
British Virgin Islands: New Private Trust Company Regulations

Cayman Islands

Cayman Islands: Legal Framework and Formation Rules and Fees
Cayman Islands: Supervisory and Licensing Regime and Fees

Cook Islands

Cook Islands: Legal Framework and Formation Rules and Fees
Cook Islands: Supervisory and Licensing Regime and Fees

Cyprus

Cyprus: Legal Framework and Formation Rules and Fees
Cyprus: Supervision, Licensing and Tax

Gibraltar

Gibraltar: Legal Framework and Formation Rules and Fees
Gibraltar: Legislation, Regulation and Supervision

Guernsey

Guernsey: Legal Framework and Formation Rules and Fees
Guernsey: Trusts Law 2007

Isle of Man

Isle of Man: Legal Framework and Formation Rules and Fees
Isle of Man: Supervisory and Licensing Regime
Isle of Man: Uses Clients and Tax Treatment

Jersey

Jersey: Legal Framework and Formation Rules and Fees
Jersey: Supervisory and Licensing Regime
Jersey: Trusts Amendment Act 2006
Jersey: Foundations

Liechtenstein

Liechtenstein: Legal Framework and Formation Rules and Fees
Liechtenstein: Regulation Supervision and Transparency
Liechtenstein: Characteristics of Liechtenstein Trusts
Liechtenstein: Foundations

Madeira

Madeira: Legal Framework and Formation Rules and Fees

Malta

Malta: Legal Framework and Formation Rules and Fees
Malta: The Trust and Trustees Act 2004

Mauritius

Mauritius: Legal Framework and Formation Rules and Fees
Mauritius: Characteristics of the 2001 Trusts Act
Mauritius: Additional Provisions of the 2001 Trusts Act
Mauritius: Tax Treatment

Monaco

Monaco: Legal Framework and Formation Rules and Fees

Nevis

Nevis: Legal Framework and Formation Rules and Fees

New Zealand

New Zealand: Legal Framework and Formation Rules and Fees
New Zealand: Review of the Law of Trusts
New Zealand: Taxation of Trusts

Panama

Panama: Legal Framework and Formation Rules and Fees
Panama: Requirements for Acting as Trust Company in Panama

Seychelles

Seychelles: Legal Framework and Formation Rules and Fees

Turks & Caicos

Turks & Caicos: Legal Framework and Formation Rules and Fees
Turks & Caicos: The Voidable Dispositions Ordinance

Vanuatu

Vanuatu Legal Framework and Formation Rules and Fees





 
 
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