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  1. Business - Companies

    Japanese firms set to invest more despite sales-tax slump

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 01:44am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Tokyo Japanese firms set to defy sales tax slump Japanese companies increased their investment plans more than forecast even as a sales tax rise dented sentiment, potentially ... incentives for corporate spending at home. Resilience in the corporate sector would help buttress an economy estimated to have contracted in the past quarter as the sales tax increase crimped ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1544551/japanese-firms-set-invest-more-despite-sales-tax-slump
  2. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

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

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

    ... 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 ... in the summer from the April 1 sales tax rise and spending slump in the current quarter. That rebound could further dampen expectations the Bank of Japan will ease policy again this year, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1543897/japans-industrial-output-rises-may-signalling-rebound-after-tax
  3. Business - LAI SEE

    Old school politician Macfarlane tells it like it is on carbon tax

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 04:05am by Howard Winn

    ... the current coalition government is intent on repealing the carbon and resources taxes, we wondered if the genie hadn't been let out of the bottle and that for potential investors an element of uncertainty had been injected into the tax framework surrounding the mining sector. He began his answer by recalling a recent meeting with some business people who'd been discussing an investment ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1543891/old-school-politician-macfarlane-tells-it-it-carbon-tax
  4. Business - Companies

    Apple, IBM stash more profits overseas to avoid US taxes

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 01:06am by BLOOM

    ... a tax and budget advocate at the US Public Interest Research Group. Even as governments around the world cut tax rates and try to keep corporations from shifting profits to tax havens, the US ... in low-tax countries until Congress gives them a reason not to. The multinational companies have accumulated US$1.95 trillion outside the US, up 11.8 per cent from a year earlier, according ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1448152/apple-ibm-stash-more-profits-overseas-avoid-us-taxes
  5. Business - Banking & Finance - FINANCE

    Beijing to back United States over new Fatca law against tax evasion

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 11:50pm by Toh Han Shih

    ... to back U.S. over tax evasion Mainland China has been included on a list of jurisdictions co-operating with the United States on a new law to halt tax evasion. It removes the threat ... The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (Fatca) is a US law that requires financial institutions around the world to provide information on US taxpayers to the US government. The Treasury Department ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1542111/beijing-back-united-states-over-new-fatca-law-against-tax
  6. Business - Banking & Finance

    Swiss bankers stay home amid US global tax evasion manhunt

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 11:34am by AFP

    ... Switzerland, the paper reported. The long-time tax haven’s banks are believed to have accepted tens of billions of undeclared dollars from US citizens, though they now refuse such money, and several ... Agence France-Presse in Geneva As a US hunt for tax evaders and their accomplices gains momentum, many Swiss bankers are afraid to go abroad for fear of arrest, one business leader said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1341767/swiss-bankers-stay-home-amid-us-global-tax-evasion-manhunt
  7. Business - Economy - FRANCE

    British Virgin Islands slam company leaks as 'illicit'

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 09:18pm by Toh Han Shih

    ... evasion Anger at leaks on tax haven companies The government of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) called an investigation by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) ... for the eradication of tax havens and ordered French banks to declare all their subsidiaries, the BBC reported. He said his government would set up a central agency to fight fraud and corruption. In the wake ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1211669/scandal-hit-hollande-vows-eradicate-tax-havens
  8. Business - Companies - WAGES

    Pay rises at Japan’s top firms will be blunted by rise in sales tax

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 01:59pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Big Japanese companies such as Toyota Motor will offer the most generous pay raises in years on Wednesday, but workers will still struggle to offset a sales tax increase ... labour offensive” represent the bluest of the blue chips; the vast majority of Japanese employees work for smaller companies that haven’t benefited as much from “Abenomics”. “It’s impossible ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1447053/pay-raises-japans-top-firms-will-be-blunted-rise-sales-tax
  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan considering imposing new tax on mobile phones

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 10:01pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Ruling LDP setting up study group despite vehement opposition to plan on Facebook Japan to consider tax on mobile phones The Japanese government is giving serious consideration to imposing a new tax on owners of mobile phones, with the ruling Liberal Democratic Party setting up a study group to consider the feasibility of the levy and how much it might rake in. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1539852/japan-considering-imposing-new-tax-mobile-phones
  10. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Tony Abbott tries again to repeal carbon tax with Senate shake-up due

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 09:12pm by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Sydney Abbott in new bid to axe carbon tax Australia's conservative government yesterday reintroduced a bill to repeal a carbon tax ahead of a shake-up in the Senate, which has previously rejected the levy's removal. "Repealing the carbon tax will reduce the cost of living, make jobs more secure and improve the competitive position of our ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1539053/tony-abbott-tries-again-repeal-carbon-tax-senate-shake-due

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