taxes

Jan 22, 2021 09:43 AM

Yellen leaves door open to tax increase on wealthy Americans

[WASHINGTON] Treasury Secretary-designate Janet Yellen said she would work with lawmakers to fast-track a series of...

Jan 9, 2021 05:50 AM

The wealth tax is going global

THE fortunes of the world's richest people soared in 2020 even as the pandemic caused economic devastation, a stark...

Jan 8, 2021 06:55 AM

US suspends tariffs on French goods in digital tax dispute

[WASHINGTON] Washington has suspended a plan to impose new tariffs on US$1.3 billion in French products in a dispute...

Dec 31, 2020 12:17 AM

Facebook to close Irish units at centre of tax dispute

[WASHINGTON] Facebook confirmed Wednesday it was closing its Irish subsidiaries at the centre of a dispute on profit...

Dec 29, 2020 05:50 AM

Japan's tax rates make it a hard sell for C-suite executives

JAPAN'S push to make itself a more attractive financial hub faces a taxing problem if it is to stop the drip-drip...

Dec 28, 2020 12:09 PM

Japan a hard sell for bankers when taxman can take half

[TOKYO] Japan's push to make itself a more attractive financial hub faces a taxing problem if it is to stop the drip...

Dec 24, 2020 02:10 PM

India challenges Vodafone arbitration ruling in Singapore: source

[NEW DELHI] India has challenged in Singapore an international arbitration court's verdict against it over a US$2...

Dec 18, 2020 05:50 AM
SINGAPORE BUDGET 2021

Exempt Covid-19 tests, hospitalisation charges from GST: Deloitte

ACCOUNTING firm Deloitte has called on the government to allow input tax claims for Covid-19 tests and Covid-19...

Dec 16, 2020 10:09 PM

Luxury group Kering probed for tax fraud: French prosecutor

[PARIS] Luxury group Kering, which owns Yves Saint Laurent among other top brands, has been under investigation...

Dec 16, 2020 04:25 PM

PwC Singapore calls for tax breaks on Covid-19 business spend in Budget 2021

SINGAPORE'S tax rules could be tweaked in the next national Budget to cover pandemic-related spending and business...

Dec 16, 2020 05:50 AM

Artificially low salaries and tax dodging

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IN THE recent case of Wee Teng Yau v Comptroller of Income Tax, the Singapore Supreme Court considered the issue of...