Los impuestos en el mundo. Actualización al 30-Jun-2014
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OECD Calls For Canada To Consider Carbon Tax
On June 11, 2014, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's Secretary General, Angel Gurría, presented the latest economic survey of Canada, which recommends certain tax-based reforms to address the environmental costs of resource extraction and improve fiscal sustainability.
Canada Ready To Implement 2014 Budget Measures
Canada's Finance Minister, Joe Oliver, has welcomed the receipt of Royal Assent for legislation to implement core elements of the 2014 Budget, including a series of tax credit reforms.
Australia Seeks To Wrap Up Chinese FTA Talks
Australia's Treasurer and Trade Minister are in China this week, where they will push for the conclusion of a long-delayed free trade agreement.
China Announces Film Sector Tax Breaks
The Chinese Ministry of Finance has announced a package of supportive tax measures for
domestic film-makers and distributors.
EU Set For Tariff Liberalizing Agreements With Eastern Partners
The European Union is set to ink new Association Agreements with Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine that will eventually eliminate tariff barriers to trade.
Switzerland To Recognize EU Tax Code Of Conduct
EU Commissioner Algirdas emeta said on June 20, 2014, that, following two years of discussions on business taxation with Switzerland, he is satisfied that changes will be made to the Swiss regime that will eliminate "harmful" tax arrangements.
EU Rejects Russian Anti-Dumping Duty Challenge
The European Union rejected on June 18, 2014, a request by Russia for the establishment of a World Trade Organization dispute settlement panel to examine the EU's anti-dumping measures on imports from Russia.
Japan Plans Sub-30 Percent Corporate Tax Rate
Japan's corporate tax rate will drop below 30 percent over the next few years under plans announced by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on June 24, 2014.
UK Consults On Taxation Of Employee Benefits
The UK Government is to act on the findings of a review by the Office for Tax Simplification and overhaul the taxation of employee benefits in kind and similar expenses.
UK Tax System Stymieing Mid-Sized Firms
The UK tax system is acting as a brake on growth for medium-sized businesses, according to a new report from the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) and Grant Thornton.
UK PAYE Errors Rise, Despite New RTI System
3.5m Brits paid too little tax through the pay-as-you-earn system in 2013-14, according to figures from HM Revenue and Customs.
UK To Repay VAT To Sports Clubs Following ECJ Win
The UK tax authority, HM Revenue and Customs, is planning value-added tax law amendments following
the judgment of the European Court of Justice in in December 2013, and has set out how it will refund VAT levied in error.
Guidance On HMRC's Advance Payment Powers
The Chartered Institute of Taxation and the Association of Taxation Technicians
have collaborated to produce a guidance note on new rules in the Finance (No.
2) Bill 2014 that will enable the UK tax authority, HM Revenue and Customs,
to demand upfront payment of disputed tax in certain cases, principally involving
tax avoidance or deferral.
US Has Relatively Favorable Income Tax Policies
In a comparison of labor tax burdens in Organization for Economic Co-operation
and Development countries, the Tax Foundation found that, while workers
in the United States ended up paying, on average, 31.3 percent of their income
in taxes in 2013, this was only the 26th highest among members, and below the 34-country average
of 35.8 percent.