DIHK - Tax increase: 1% more equals 200,000 fewer jobs

The 2013/04/18 at 08:34
Taxation and high incomes are at the heart of the German electoral debate. The DIHK, the federation of German CCIs, estimates that if the opposition parties are victorious, there is a risk that the country’s...

Video Article - HRT Fidalux: company management from A to Z

The 2013/04/05 at 08:08
From a company's incorporation to its liquidation, via multiple accountancy aspects, the Luxembourg comp...

Measures to support SMEs

The 2013/03/14 at 08:32
During a debate on the state of the nation, the Spanish Head of State gave details on a plan for helping...

Video Article - 24 IP Law Group: Intellectual property, crucial precautions

The 2013/03/08 at 08:12
On the Franco-German market, the protection of trademarks, patents, designs and models is subject to com...

A new springboard for innovation

The 2013/03/05 at 08:13
The CIR (Crédit Impôt Recherche or Research Tax Break), undergoing its umpteenth reform, is now backed up by the CII (Crédit Impôt Innovation or Innovation Tax Break). A bonus for innovative enterprises prov...

The Gallois Report: a shock to competiveness or to taxes?

The 2012/11/12 at 09:09
On Monday 5 November, Louis Gallois presented a report to French Prime Minister Ayrault, inviting the go...

Tax cooperation: a split in the European Agreement

The 2012/04/17 at 05:40
After London, Berlin and Vienna form pacts with Switzerland.

Luxury tax cuts in China

The 2012/03/26 at 05:40
To boost its growth, Beijing envisages reducing its taxes for importing luxury goods.

Carbon tax: Europe struggling to impose its way

The 2012/03/21 at 06:40
Hostile to the new tax, China threatens to retaliate against the European air sector.

Tax fraud, USA and Europe get organised

The 2012/02/20 at 10:44
The United States and five European States join forces to fight tax evasion.

Video article. Social VAT: traders fear a drop in consumption

The 2012/01/31 at 10:48
French traders react to the VAT rate increase announced by French President Nicolas Sarkozy.

France-Germany: tax harmonisation left on the wayside?

The 2012/01/31 at 06:30
Defending the idea of a social VAT, French President Nicolas Sarkozy is sending mixed signals to its Ger...

Tobin tax: France plays solitaire

The 2012/01/18 at 06:50
Paris wishes to bring in the tax on financial transactions at the risk of weakening its market activities.

States turn to taxes to resist the crisis

The 2012/01/17 at 06:50
The European debt crisis is encouraging governments to increase tax pressure

Video article. GPS Finance: Win-win investment

The 2012/01/02 at 15:00
The GPS Finance firm gives individuals and corporate clients the opportunity to benefit from the attractive framework of France’s Girardin Industrial Bill, thanks to which significant tax breaks are possible...

French public debt : The effects of ten destructive years

The 2011/12/07 at 07:00
In the shadows cast by the crisis years, French tax policy has, for one decade, been the culprit behind the current explosion in public debt.

International tax: Freefalling rates

The 2011/12/06 at 14:58
In the European Union and elsewhere, tax competition has led States to cut their tax rates. A growing te...

Company tax: Major groups living it up

The 2011/12/05 at 13:45
Thanks to their particularities, major French companies are the prime beneficiaries of the French system in its current state and a race towards the lowest global tax rates that is nevertheless damaging to S...

Tax havens: the G20 accused of immobility

The 2011/11/08 at 06:00
The NGO CCFD – Terre Solidaire underlines the incapacity of international institutions to fight against tax havens.

Tax havens: Liechtenstein sprung

The 2011/10/18 at 05:30
The principality does not yet respect international standards to fight tax fraud

The bulgarian social security system

The 2011/10/17 at 05:25
The Bulgarian social welfare system covers all types of risk: sickness-maternity, work-related illnesses...

Tobin tax: Paris and Berlin at the fore

The 2011/10/10 at 09:46
The European Commission is about to finalise a tax bill on financial transactions.

France: multinationals targeted

The 2011/09/20 at 10:19
The real tax pressure borne by SMEs is far greater than that of groups from the CAC 40.

Developed countries and “Nipponisation”

The 2011/09/15 at 15:11
A drastic reduction in public deficits may place recovery in peril.

The OECD targets switzerland about its financial transparency

The 2011/07/15 at 08:16
The Global Forum on Transparency which took places june 1st in Bermuda has handed down its critical verd...

At the head of the EU, Poland seeks to get Europe back on track in terms of economic and political development.

The 2011/07/07 at 11:27
Poland took over the reins of the EU on 1 July. What will be this country’s priorities, and how is the Polish economy faring following the crisis? Answers from Andrzej Szteliga, Minister-Adviser and Head of ...

The State of France 2011-2012

The 2011/07/06 at 15:15
Full scan of France trough an analysis of the society, culture, economics, politics, territories and the European Union topics

By 2060, public spending on pensions, health and care systems will represent almost 30 % of the gross domestic product in the EU zone

The 2011/05/02 at 13:57
In numerous countries, lengthening life spans and the ageing of the population are already a reality or ...

Tax heavens under pressure

The 2011/05/02 at 13:53
The OECD continues to fight tax evasion.

Europe wants to tax transactions

The 2011/03/31 at 07:52
The Parliament is requesting the introduction of a tax on financial transactions in the European Union.

In the US, Europe-made is out

The 2011/02/28 at 15:20
Confirmation of the loss of Europe’s influence in the United States.

The return of economic nationalism

The 2011/02/28 at 15:16
As takeover offers return on the horizon, States are seeking to protect their companies from foreign pre...

Hungary declares war on foreign businesses

The 2011/01/31 at 15:20
Increasing tax pressure on multinationals to help straighten out public finances.

International tax - An NGO speaks out against tax havens

The 2011/01/04 at 11:38
Despite efforts by worldwide authorities, European multinationals are continuing to haunt tax havens.

International tax - Climate: a promising consensus in Cancun

The 2011/01/04 at 11:34
Emerging countries take action against climate change.

International tax - Tax havens, poor pupils

The 2010/10/28 at 15:15
The OECD has targeted Panama and Botswana, but spared Monaco.

International tax - Brussels keen on a global tax

The 2010/10/28 at 15:11
The European Union will defend the idea of a tax on financial transactions during the G20 in Seoul.

International tax - France-Germany: a joint tax system?

The 2010/09/02 at 13:03
France wishes to model itself on Germany’s tax policy in the aim of reducing its debt without increasing...

International tax - High incomes: France within the norms

The 2010/09/02 at 13:00
The heaviness of the French tax system is softened by tax deductions.

The Portuguese social security scheme

The 2010/06/29 at 15:17
The Portuguese scheme is made up of three levels of protection: contingency, social protection of civil ...

Bank tax: Europe ready to go solo

The 2010/06/29 at 15:15
In the absence of international consensus, the European Union is lending its support to a plan for a pur...

Brussels resuscitates the carbon tax

The 2010/06/29 at 15:12
The European Commission is studying a project to reform taxation on energy in order to take into account...

The Greek social security system

The 2010/05/31 at 14:59
The main social security institution in Greece is IKA-ETAM to which salaried and other related employees...

United States: a reform for the health system

The 2010/05/04 at 13:10
The US Congress confirmed on 25 March that its health system will be reformed. This reform will extend h...

Adieu carbon tax, hello bank taxes

The 2010/05/04 at 13:02
By ensuring, on 26 March in Brussels, during the European summit for government heads, that the carbon t...

Tax havens: France publishes its own blacklist

The 2010/02/25 at 17:13
Following the “grey list” drawn up by the OECD in 2009, the French Ministry of the Economy has published...

France: carbon tax reviewed

The 2010/01/28 at 16:20
Revoked by the Conseil Constitutionnel, the carbon tax will instead be reviewed and applied in summer 2010.

Deductions at source in the EU: the end or a new era?

The 2009/12/29 at 16:37
The Parents-Subsidiary Directive in 1990 and the Interest and Royalties Directive in 2003, provided solu...

Tax reforms go ahead despite the economic crisis

The 2009/12/29 at 16:34
The economic crisis has done nothing to curb the tax reform program. Governments have continued their ef...

France: toward the suppression of the Professional Tax

The 2009/11/30 at 11:37
France is the only European country where a professional tax exists. Announced in February 2009, its sup...

Deloitte Luxemburg: "Grand Duchy is not a tax haven"

The 2009/10/29 at 10:57
The Deloitte group consists of several independent companies, providing audit, tax, and Advisory & Consu...

For a world tax organisation

The 2009/10/29 at 10:03
Since their creation, many international organisations have developed activities in the field of taxatio...

Spotlight on the Tobin Tax

The 2009/10/07 at 14:43
The banking crisis has focused attention on an old idea developed by James Tobin in 1971: a tax on finan...

Europe: public deficits explosion

The 2009/09/04 at 13:10
European budgetary deficits are soaring. In the face of the recession, countries mustcome face to face w...

Does arbitration on transfer price cass have a future?

The 2009/09/04 at 13:07
When the raising of a ceiling by a tax department creates a dual tax situation, the application of tax a...

International tax: the debate surrounding green tax

The 2009/06/29 at 12:24
Already introduced in several European countries, the carbon tax may well become a reality in France fro...

Ernst & Young Congo: "We have not yet felt the effects of the crisis"

The 2009/06/04 at 13:55
Ernst & Young has been present in Congo for 25 years. “When the company set up in 1984, its activity was...

Taxing wages: four European countries at the top end of tax scale

The 2009/06/04 at 10:23
There was a slight fall in taxes on wages in many European countries in 2008, notes the OECD’s annual Ta...

Grants and incentives: an illegible system

The 2009/06/04 at 09:46
Subsidies, grants, zero-interest loans, and even zero tax or tax exemptions… The race is on for the Memb...

Important changes regarding China Business Tax Regulations

The 2009/05/06 at 11:42
Unexpected major changes have been brought by China’s Amended Provisional Regulations on Business Tax an...

International tax: the crackdown on tax havens has begun

The 2009/05/06 at 11:39
The battle, whilst far from won, is underway. On April 2nd in London, the G20 countries, led by France a...

Paris scores a vat drop for the restaurant industry

The 2009/03/31 at 13:48
After seven years of diplomatic endeavours, Paris is finally obtaining something it has been requesting ...

Alain Maurey, Gan Assurances: "French company heads do not see the utility of profit-sharing"

The 2009/03/31 at 09:36
Profit-sharing remains marginal in a majority of French companies. Yet this flexible tool offers numerou...

French tax integration system to be revised

The 2009/02/27 at 13:16
A decision handed down on 27 November 2008 by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on the French fiscal i...

Tax havens: in the G20 firing line

The 2009/02/27 at 10:33
As early as last November, the G20 declaration made the fight against tax havens a priority.

The fight against tax evasion: deadlocked negociations

The 2009/02/27 at 10:26
Whilst many governments affirm their commitment to fighting the damage caused by tax havens, constant co...

Restructuring multinationals: the tax risks

The 2009/01/05 at 12:17
Can the tax authorities question restructuring operations in multinational groups? The question put forw...

Tax systems: major differences in the world

The 2008/12/01 at 11:47
The latest edition of the Paying Taxes publication shows that Ireland, Denmark, Luxembourg and the Unite...

Advice for individuals: making the most of your rights

The 2008/10/29 at 16:52
At a time when tax restrictions raise heated debates, APG Conseils offers a welcome solution. The firm’s...

Taxation in the countries of Central Africa

The 2008/10/29 at 16:45
Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, the Centrafrican Republic and Chad all have relatively simila...

ISF as polemical as ever

The 2008/09/29 at 12:26
Should the ISF (French solidarity tax on wealth) be maintained or eliminated? The question has been rais...

Europe: tax priorities during the French presidency

The 2008/07/03 at 10:01
One of France’s priorities will be in the realm of tax: the struggle against fraud.

A French tax system of middling attractiveness

The 2008/07/03 at 09:57
157th in the world. France is ranked at the bottom of the heap in global tax rates.

The common tax base project: from the dream to reality

The 2008/07/03 at 09:39
Since its formulation by the Commission in 2001, the idea of establishing a Common Consolidated Corporat...

The complexity of the American tax regime

The 2008/07/03 at 09:30
Renaud Jouffroy, avocat associé chez Landwell & Associés: "The American tax system is extremely complex."

Maghreb: a pro-incentive tax policy

The 2008/07/03 at 09:24
Three questions for… Michel Lecerf, legal partner for Landwell & Partners.

China: Equality between Chinese and foreign companies

The 2008/07/03 at 09:16
Three questions for… Hélène Rives, legal partner at Landwell & Partners, head of the China Business Grou...

Cash Back Benelux, reclaiming your VAT

The 2008/07/03 at 08:46
Businesses sending employees abroad don’t always know whether they can reclaim VAT on in situ business e...

Cash Back Benelux: reclaiming your VAT

The 2008/05/05 at 12:46
Businesses sending employees abroad don’t always know whether they can reclaim VAT on in situ business e...

Economic strategy: working alongside companies

The 2007/10/01 at 12:48
Management, international tax planning, relocation and company creation are some of the principal activi...

Relocation: Switzerland keeps the advantage

The 2006/09/04 at 10:50
Switzerland still offers a favourable tax system for people who make it their main place of residence. B...

Private investors: support for overseas territories

The 2006/09/04 at 10:50
The French market for “tax exemption granted by law on industrial investments overseas” is estimated to ...

Property: a guarantee of tax exemption

The 2006/04/03 at 09:58
The Mona Lisa Group not only markets residential property programs, it signs a contractual agreement  gu...

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