New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English is fighting to keep his job when the nation votes in the general election on Saturday. He was finance minister for eight years before … Click to Continue »
Portugalâ??s foreign retiree communityâ??s pension payments are about to become taxable, according to the countryâ??s Finance Minister. The introduction in 2009 of a special tax break for â??non-habitual residentsâ?? has seen an increase in Portugalâ??s popularity as an international expat retirement hub, but confirmation that the... Expats Blog -
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel lauded her veteran finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble at a birthday party in his honor on Monday, as a potential coalition partner laid claim to his ministry as their price for keeping her in power.
Finance ministers expressed cautious support for a push to pursue new tax rules for technology giants, though they stressed it would be necessary to find a permanent, global solution that includes the U.S.
French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire accused US internet giants on Friday of escaping their fair share of taxes in Europe, as he pushed the EU to urgently address the issue.
The Latest on the independence bid for Spain's northeastern Catalonia region (all times local): 1:55 p.m. Spain's finance minister says the central government has decided to take over payments of … Click to Continue »
BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Britain is very close to reaching an agreement with the European Union on how to protect the rights of citizens after it leaves the bloc, British Finance Minister Philip Hammond said on Thursday.
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's Social Democratic Party (PSD) has invited Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles to be its candidate in the 2018 presidential race, the party's leader in the lower house of Congress said on Wednesday.
The Russian government recently revealed plans to regulate cryptocurrencies like securities, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov told reporters last week. While this stance runs in contrast with China, which has just banned ICOs, it also marks a full reversal from Russia’s proposal last year to punish people who use digital currencies with up to seven years in jail. […]
SANDTON - Finance Minister, Malusi Gigaba says there's a need for African countries to finance their development. He was speaking at the 2017 Tax currently underway in Sandton. Gigaba ellaborated that it is important to consider taxation in the context of economic development. Show More Summary
An Apple advertisement in Paris. Photo. AP US tech giants like Google, Amazon, Apple and Facebook which do business in the European Union have long avoided paying billions in taxes on their European operations through, uh, creative use of tax laws. That all might come to an end soon, if a group of member countries led by France is able to get their way. More »
It's no secret that European countries want major tech firms to pay more taxes, but how will they go about that beyond collecting back taxes? By taxing the companies where they'll feel it the most, that's how. The finance ministers of...Show More Summary
(Reuters) — France, Germany, Italy and Spain want digital multinationals like Amazon and Google to be taxed in Europe based on their revenues, rather than only profits as now, their finance ministers said in a joint letter. France is leading a push to clamp down on the taxation of such companies, but has found support […]
Anwar Ibrahim, former deputy prime minister and finance minister of Malaysia and later leader of the opposition in the parliament, is currently in jail for the second time on trumped-up charges. His jailer, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib...Show More Summary
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's anti-corruption agency will open a criminal investigation into former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and current finance minister Ishaq Dar, it said on Thursday.
BRASILIA (Reuters) - The former finance minister under Brazil's Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Wednesday accused the ex-president of receiving bribes from contractor Odebrecht [ODBES.UL], adding to a list of corruption accusations that threaten Lula's ability to run in 2018.
KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian prosecutors have ended an inquiry into Finance Minister Oleksandr Danylyuk over alleged tax evasion after failing to find any evidence of wrongdoing, his press service said on Tuesday.
Chile's finance and economy ministers resigned Thursday, plunging President Michelle Bachelet's government into crisis just three months before presidential elections which a conservative rival is tipped to win. Rodrigo Valdes became...Show More Summary
BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary will ask the European Commission to finance half of the cost of protecting its southern borders from migrants which has been paid by Hungarian taxpayers so far, Prime Minister Viktor Orban's chief of staff, Janos Lazar, said on Thursday.
While Donald Trump is not exactly known for his oratorial and diplomatic skills, either during live speeches or within the confines of his trademark outbursts in 140 characters or less on Twitter, he is positively Machiavellian compared...Show More Summary