Tax-News.Com Live Tax Headlines Live Tax Headlines From Tax-News.Com en-us 10/20/2017 3:55:44 PM 10/20/2017 3:55:44 PM Canadian Tweaks Reforms To Taxation Of Passive Investment The Canadian Government has said that it will press forward with measures to limit the tax deferral opportunities related to passive investments, but will seek to ensure that business owners remain able to build a "cushion of savings." 10/19/2017 4:36:00 PM Dutch Tax Reform To Benefit 5.4m Workers Approximately 5.4 million taxpayers in the Netherlands will experience a tax cut under the new governing coalition's plans to overhaul the personal income tax system. 10/19/2017 4:36:00 PM Switzerland Announces CbC Reporting Start Dates The Swiss Federal Council has announced the entry into force dates for new rules on the automatic exchange of country-by-country reports. 10/19/2017 4:36:00 PM IRS Hails Progress Against Identity Theft Fraudsters With IRS Commissioner John Koskinen's term due to end next month, the Internal Revenue Service has taken stock of what it has achieved with the private sector on tackling identity theft issues for taxpayers, via the "Security Summit." 10/19/2017 4:36:00 PM HMRC Reports Improvement In Bank Tax Culture The UK tax agency says it has made progress on reducing the tax under consideration from longstanding inquiries into legacy bank tax avoidance risks to GBP402m (USD530m) as at March 31, 2017, compared with GBP625m a year earlier. 10/19/2017 4:36:00 PM Hungary Wrong To Tax Turkish EU-Bound HGVs, ECJ Rules The European Court of Justice has ruled against Hungarian tax authorities in their decision to levy a tax on a Turkish haulage company transporting goods by road from Turkey to the European Union. 10/19/2017 4:36:00 PM Panama To Go Ahead With Property Tax Changes Panama's President, Carlos Varela, has approved changes to the rates and thresholds for the annual property tax on October 17, 2017. 10/19/2017 4:36:00 PM Bermuda's New Premier Fires Back At 'Tax Haven' Accusations Bermuda's Prime Minister, David Burt, defended the territory's reputation in a recent interview with Aaron Heslehurst of the BBC's Talking Business program. 10/19/2017 4:36:00 PM OECD Supporting Georgia On BEPS Implementation A delegation from the OECD recently visited Georgia to meet with high-level officials to discuss the country's progress in implementing the agency's international standards, developed to combat tax evasion and avoidance. 10/19/2017 4:36:00 PM EU Council Approves VAT Derogations For Four States In Volume 60 of the Official Journal of the European Union (L 265), published October 14, the European Council approved four proposals for council implementing decisions in respect of derogations sought by member states from the EU VAT Directive. 10/19/2017 4:36:00 PM