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Trinidad And Tobago To Field VAT Questions

5/2/2016

A value-added tax hotline has been set up by the Consumer Affairs Division of Trinidad's Ministry of Trade and Industry.

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Georgian Firms Contributing To CIT Overhaul Plans

5/2/2016

On January 30, 2016, Georgia's Ministry of Finance met with business organizations to discuss its plans to reform the country's corporate income tax regime.

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SARS Issues Revised List Of Reportable Tax Arrangements

5/2/2016

On February 3, the South African Revenue Service issued a Public Notice providing a revised list of all reportable tax arrangements under the Tax Administration Act, 2011.

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Ukraine Simplifies VAT Returns

5/2/2016

Ukraine's Ministry of Finance has redrafted the nation's value-added tax return to reduce the amount of information required from businesses.

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Nigeria Intends To Fulfill 2016 Tax Revenue Target

5/2/2016

After missing its revenue targets in 2015, Nigeria's Federal Inland Revenue Service will look to boost tax compliance rates to increase non-oil tax revenue collections.

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Fine Gael Publishes Long-Term Economic Plan

5/2/2016

Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny has announced that a general election will take place on February 26 and has published his party's long-term economic plan.

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Tax Changes To Prompt UK Landlords To Sell Properties

5/2/2016

UK landlords could sell up to 500,000 properties over the next 12 months as the impact of a series of tax reforms begins to bite, according to a new survey by the National Landlords Association.

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Greece Proposes 50 Percent Top Rate Of Tax

5/2/2016

The Greek Government is reportedly willing to increase income tax and social security contributions to avoid having to make cuts to its national pension system.

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ECJ Invalidates EU Anti-Dumping Duties On Shoes

5/2/2016

The European Union did not comply with certain procedural rules when adopting a regulation to impose anti-dumping duties on imports of certain leather footwear from China and Vietnam, the European Court of Justice has ruled.

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US Senate Democrats Push Green Energy Credit Renewals

5/2/2016

All of the Democrat lawmakers on the US Senate Finance Committee, led by Ranking Member Ron Wyden, have written to Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, calling for a hearing this year to consider the extension of renewable energy tax incentives.

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Trans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Pact Signed

5/2/2016

The Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal was signed by the 12 parties to the deal on February 4, 2016.

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EU Publishes Roadmap For New VAT Reform Plan

4/2/2016

The European Commission has issued a Roadmap ahead of the release of its Action Plan for a simple, efficient, and fraud-proof definitive system of value-added tax tailored to the single market.

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Honduras, Ecuador Progress Towards FTA

4/2/2016

Honduras and Ecuador held a second round of negotiations towards a free trade agreement between February 2 and 4, 2016, according to Ecuador's Ministry of Foreign Trade.

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Pakistan Seeks To Publicize New Amnesty Scheme

4/2/2016

Pakistan's tax authority has appointed a team to create awareness about its newly introduced Voluntary Tax Compliance Scheme.

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BEPS Project's Toughest Challenge On The Horizon: ACCA

4/2/2016

Implementing the OECD's base erosion and profit shifting recommendations effectively will be more challenging for governments and businesses than the earlier negotiations for those proposals, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants has said.

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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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