financial services tax

How to raise funds for health-related spending? Tax salty foods

Portugal has announced plans to introduce a tax on salty foods to raise funds for health-related spending. Under the measure, foods with a salt concentration of one gram or ... Read More
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Grant Thornton to create 250 jobs at Dublin centre

Grant Thornton said a significant number of the new jobs will be at its new centre of excellence in Dublin with other positions in its tax, audit and advisory ... Read More

IMF recommends lower, broader Corporate Tax for Luxembourg

Further corporate tax reforms may be needed to Luxembourg’s tax regime for foreign companies if it is to maintain its appeal while responding to international tax initiatives, the International ... Read More

Digital currency, the Airbnb and Uber killer

Ride-sharing app Uber experienced a setback on Thursday (11 May), as a top EU lawyer of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) stated in an opinion that the company ... Read More

Smirnoff owner Diageo to pay HMRC £107m in ‘Google tax’ crackdown

Drinks company will challenge HMRC claim for tax and interest over ‘diverted profits’ Diageo, the drinks company behind Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff and Guinness, is to pay HMRC £107m under ... Read More

Italy gets Google to pay $335 million in tax arrears

Google has buckled again under government pressure and agreed to pay millions in back taxes in Europe. Italy’s tax agency confirmed that Google (GOOGL, Tech30) would pay €306 million ... Read More

IPoker withdraws from Poland over new regulatory regime

The mass exodus of gambling entities leaving the Polish market increased this week, after a post on the Gambling Portal Webmasters Association (GWPA) confirmed that all skins on the ... Read More

International law firm promotes 24 partners

Allen & Overy today announces the promotion of 24 lawyers to partner across its global network, the largest number since 2008. Effective as of 1 May 2017, unless otherwise ... Read More

Switzerland launched a new tax reform proposal

The steering body comprised of members from the Confederation and the cantons has completed a first round of hearings on tax proposal 17 with political parties, cities, communes, churches ... Read More

Facebook will start paying 18 percent VAT in Russia

Social media giant Facebook has joined the list of IT firms registered with Russia’s Federal Tax Service as a foreign company selling electronic content in Russia. Beginning April 25, ... Read More
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