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Rotterdam and Other Ports to Appeal European Commission Tax Ruling

The Rotterdam port authority, together other Dutch shipping and sea ports, has said it will appeal the European Commission January ruling against its exemption from corporation tax. The basis of the challenge is thought to be an infringement of proper … Continue reading

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Greek Bailout and Shipping Tonnage Tax

Following the Greek € Euro bailout, and measures to increase tax, there are reports of Greek shipping companies showing an interest in Cyprus. Greece is a leading, and ancient, shipping nation and the Greek tonnage tax on ships is said … Continue reading

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Tax on Non-Dom Boat or Ship Owners

Changing the tax status of non-doms could open up problems in the parts of the international shipping sector in the UK. The Baltic Exchange in London, the shipping exchange, calculates that foreign ship owners living, but not domiciled, in the … Continue reading

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Europe Proposes Monitoring Shipping CO2 Emissions

The European Commission is proposing a plan from 2018 to monitor CO2 emissions by shipping using EU ports, regardless of where the ship is registered. The idea is that it will in part help combat global warming and improve maritime … Continue reading

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