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Sweden’s competition watchdog opposes a proposed tax on financial services companies

Sweden’s competition watchdog has come out against a proposed tax on financial services companies, saying it would hit their ability to compete internationally and skew the domestic market. The ... Read More

IBM gives Watson a new challenge: Your tax return

In its first steps toward commercialization, IBM’s Watson took on grand, science-laden challenges like helping doctors diagnose cancer. But that is changing as IBM strives to build its artificial ... Read More

Greece, US Sign FATCA agreement

Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos and U.S. Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt signed on Thursday a bilateral agreement to improve international tax compliance and the implementation of the law on ... Read More
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Shop owners in Conegliano Italy have been paying a local tax on shadow

Shopkeepers in town in Veneto whose signs block light on public walkways are refusing to pay levy of €100 a year Goethe once wrote that where there is much ... Read More
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Morgan Stanley reports Fourth Quarter Net Revenues of $9.0 Billion

Morgan Stanley Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016: Fourth Quarter Net Revenues of $9.0 Billion and Earnings per Diluted Share of $0.81 Fourth Quarter Results Reflect Continued Strength ... Read More

Israel to Tax Digital Currency Sales as Property

In a statement released this week, the Israel Tax Authority (ITA) announced that it has decided to treat digital currencies like Bitcoin as assets rather than as foreign currencies ... Read More

Google reportedly close to tax deal with Italian authorities

Google is reportedly close to finalising a €280m settlement with Italian tax authorities for routing profits through Irish and Dutch subsidiaries to reduce its tax liabilities. It would follow ... Read More

Italy introduces new tax system to attract high net worth individuals

Italy has introduced a new territorial system of taxation for ‘newly resident’ individuals, with the aim of attracting high net worth individuals (HNWIs), including sportspeople and celebrities, who could ... Read More

Swedish government proposes tax changes for startups

The Swedish government says it has listened to criticism from flagship startups like Spotify and will now change the rules regarding employee share schemes for small companies in the ... Read More
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Grant Thornton UK reports 2.5% increase in revenue to £534m

Leading business and financial adviser Grant Thornton UK LLP has continued to deliver against its Vision 2020 strategy. The firm’s financial results for the year ending 30 June 2016 ... Read More
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