Friday, 10 March 2017 16:04

Spring Budget 2017 - The Highlights

Chancellor Philip Hammond presented his Spring Budget to the House of Commons.

Tuesday, 13 December 2016 12:33

The new UAE Commercial Companies Law

The new UAE Commercial Companies Law no. 2 of 2015 (the “CCL”) came into force on 1st July 2015 and substitutes the old Commercial Companies Law in its entirety.  

Monday, 05 December 2016 14:13

China gives the green light to Italian pork meat

On September 27th 2016, as according to the official website of the Administration for Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the PRC (AQSIQ), the Chinese government ended the ban on Italian pork meat, which had already been lasting for 17 years.

Thursday, 24 November 2016 14:50

Autumn Statement 2016 summary

The Chancellor of the Exchequer gave his Autumn Statement to Parliament on 23rd November 2016. There are no new major tax changes and so it is business as usual.

Monday, 21 November 2016 15:41

Anti-Money Laundering: European Union Regulations 2016

New requirements for companies and other legal entries incorporated within Ireland - note from the Irish Company Registration Office.

Tuesday, 15 November 2016 10:34

Chinese new tax rate policy for cosmetics

China reduces the rate of the consumption tax on cosmetic products as part of a thirteenth five-year plan, approved by the PRC government, which aims to stimulate domestic spending and stir growth. A good sign for imported cosmetic brands.

Monday, 07 November 2016 06:15

The Federal Tax Authority is established in UAE

Even the UAE will have their Federal Tax Authority (AFC). The decree establishing the new institution was issued at the end of October and in 90 days the new Authority will be ready to start. 

Wednesday, 26 October 2016 14:57

Irish Budget 2017: cuts to lowest three USC rates

On October 11, 2016 the Irish Minister for Finance, Mr. Michael Noonan, announced his Budget. One of the notable tax changes is the reduction of the USC rates, €335m have been allocated for this particular purpose.

Wednesday, 20 July 2016 12:26

Treasury revisits new non dom rules with grace period for mixed funds

UK residential properties owned indirectly through offshore structures will no longer be excluded from the charge to IHT (inheritance tax). This will apply whether the overseas structure is owned by an individual or a trust.

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