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Tax & Boats: Greek Tonnage Tax

“Tax and boats” has always been a hot topic for me. So, the EU is considering dallying with the Greek tonnage tax ….. watch this space, tax fans! Eamon McNicholas Tax Barrister, Accountant http://www.EamonMcNicholas.com Advertisements

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Norway Extends Ship Tonnage Tax into 2017

Norway has got EFTA, European Free Trade Association, approval to extend its current tonnage tax by 6 months to mid-2017. The extension will allow Norway time to finalise a revised tonnage tax scheme, to be renewed for 10 years, and … Continue reading

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EC Targeting Greece on Tonnage Tax for Yachts

The European Commission is saying Greece may have breached state aid rules on how it operates tonnage tax by favouring shareholders. Tonnage tax allows a State to tax a shipping company according to its tonnage rather than calculated profits. The … 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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