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Japan to Increase VAT to 8% !

Japan is to increase its version of consumption tax, or VAT, from 5% to 8% next year. The Japanese action to strengthen it finances, and international confidence in its economy, was welcomed by the OECD which is urging a further … Continue reading

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Committee Calls For Common EU Energy Tax System

In the EESC’s opinion, the member states of the EU must “rethink energy taxation” with a view to making it “uniform and smarter across Europe.” It suggested creating a common tax framework which would link the tax rate to the … Continue reading

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