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  1. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Japan's industrial output rises in May, signalling rebound after tax hike

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 04:05am by Reuters

    ... production after the tax rise to avoid piling up inventories. Analysts expect the economy to contract in the second quarter because of the tax increase, with a poll conducted last month projecting ... of a national sales tax rise, underscoring views the economy will absorb the increase largely unscathed. The 0.5 per cent month-on-month rise compared with the median estimate of a 0.9 per cent increase ...

  2. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Small firms to feel pinch from Japan's tax cut plan

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 04:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Tokyo Small firms to feel pinch from Japan's tax cut plan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's efforts to lower Japan's corporate tax rate are increasingly set ... at the hit to fiscal revenue in the country with the world's biggest debt burden. Government advisers are floating making companies pay taxes on capital and salaries, in addition to profits- ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Bumper year in 2012-13 as tax revenue hits record HK$242b

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... reflected part of the income of top executives. The city has been under pressure to improve its taxation regime to tackle growing concerns over tax evasion. An amendment has been tabled ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com Tax revenue hits record HK$242b in bumper year Hong Kong collected record-breaking tax revenue of HK$242.2 billion for the 2012/13 fiscal year, thanks ...

  4. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Beijing moves to stimulate economy with tax cuts, rail projects

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 05:16am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing Tax cuts, rail projects to boost sluggish growth The mainland acted for the first time this year to steady its stumbling economy by cutting taxes for small firms ... approved, and increase the length of lines being laid this year by 18 per cent compared with last year. It also said the central government would lower tax rates for smaller companies by relaxing ...

  5. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    BOJ mulls big balance sheet after CPI target

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 05:57am by Bloomberg

    ... stimulus measures. The central bank discussions parallel preparations at the Federal Reserve to avoid an exit strategy of asset sales. "There's no need for the BOJ balance sheet to go ... of the balance sheet large for a while to avoid a spike in yields." Any abrupt end to government bond purchases by the bank could send borrowing costs soaring because it currently buys ...

  6. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Abe's economic reforms seen as falling short in Japan growth push

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 02:37am by Reuters

    ... growth, from phased-in corporate tax cuts to a bigger role for women and foreign workers, but applause from investors is likely to be muted after Tokyo backpedalled on bolder reforms. Private ... the 2 per cent growth level the government says is needed to reduce its mammoth public debt. Among the steps outlined so far is a future cut in Japan's effective corporate tax rate- among ...

  7. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    G20 targets jobs and investment push over 5 years

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 04:27am by Reuters

    ... and employment. An agreement targeting tax evasion was also hailed as a key achievement. "We will develop ambitious but realistic policies with the aim to lift our collective GDP by more than 2 per cent above the trajectory implied by current policies over the coming 5 years," the G20 statement said. On taxes, the G20 members agreed to develop stricter rules on cross-border taxation ...

  8. News - World - ECONOMY

    Obama revives plan for corporate tax cut as part of 'grand bargain'

    Posted Aug 01st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... rejected most of Obama's initiatives to create jobs, in part because, to avoid increasing the budget deficit, he has paired those ideas with proposals to repeal or reduce tax breaks ... The New York Times in Chattanooga, US Republicans react coolly to offer to cut business taxes in exchange for more investment in jobs Obama reheats tax plan as part of 'grand ...

  9. News - China - ECONOMY

    Local government debt show signs of improving

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 07:48pm by Keith Zhai

    ... the legislature yesterday the fiscal revenue target for 2014 may not be met due to a slowing economy and tax reforms, state radio reported.   ...

  10. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Bank of Japan stands pat as Kuroda sees ‘gentle recovery’

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 03:43pm by Reuters

    ... inflation target next year without additional stimulus. Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said the economy was showing signs of having weathered a sales tax increase in April that had been watched ... third-largest economy will continue its modest recovery, with companies ramping up capital spending and consumer confidence holding up despite the pain from the recent sales tax increase. Sluggish ...




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