Global Tax Challenges: Governments Seeking Revenue Solutions

Worldwide economies are struggling with tax revenues down sharply, and governments will turn over rocks to reduce deficits.

A property bought for £10m in 2010 is now worth £16.7m, which would incur a potential inheritance tax (IHT) liability of £6.7m on death.

An Australian Taxation Office spokesman said the organisation had worked with the cross-government Serious Financial Crime Taskforce to analyse and cross-check data obtained by authorities in April 2016.

The purpose of the LTA’s administrative circular 168bis/1 (the Circular) is to clarify some of the concepts and key aspects of this piece of legislation, through numerical examples.

KPMG in the Channel Islands and KPMG in the Isle of Man announce the merger of their businesses to form a single Crown Dependencies practice.

Treasury made several significant changes in the rules, many of which are to the benefit of taxpayers.

The new tax is expected to be one-time tax, payable by Argentinian individuals with personal wealth equal or above 200 million pesos

The premier questioned why workers with multiple jobs must pay tax, while property owners, who collect income from several properties, do not.

The list includes non-EU countries and territories that do not comply with certain “tax good governance standards” relating to transparency, fair taxation and implementation of the minimum standards agreed at OECD level as part of the Base Ero

Last year, the government was also in pursuit of new DTA’s with the government of Barbados and the Republic of Singapore.

This, he said, could include a vehicle taxation system of £100 a year, which he said could generate as much as £15 million for the government to put into other environmental initiatives.

The Cayman Islands is a fully cooperating member of the Inclusive Framework.

The OTS’s report has flagged that the effective rate for very large estates (i.e. estates over £7m) is, in fact, in the region of 10% once all relevant reliefs and exemptions are properly applied.

As for the connecting factors based on where to charge IHT, most European countries use either the situs of the assets or the residence of the donor (and more rarely the residence of the donee) as the connecting factor to charge succession or donation tax

The Cayman Islands exercises a legitimate economic policy choice to apply a zero rate of tax on all corporations and meets its revenue needs through customs duties and fees.

Working mostly alone and for free, this student would try to hold back a wave of misinformation washing over the British island.

The Guidance clarifies that the TIA will regard mutual and private funds registered with or licensed by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA), pursuant to the Mutual Funds Act (2020 Revision) or the Private Funds Act, 2020 respectively, as “in

Through the experience we’ve taken lessons that include transforming our working way of life, allowing more freedom for our people to work flexibly and remotely.

This proposal would result in companies having to pay tax in each Member State (MS) where they have a significant digital presence.

It added that Russia and Malta signed the protocol on amending the Double Tax Agreement in October 2020.