Tax Reforms To Remain Business-Friendly
- Mansion tax will generate 'capital flight'. Brennan, Henry // Mortgage Strategy (Online Edition);3/5/2013, p6
The article reports on the claim by DeVere Group chief executive Nigel Green that the introduction of a mansion tax in Great Britain would result in capital flight among the high earners who contributed over a quarter of the country's total income tax. He added that the proposal could have...
- Deductions for education expenses -- a revamped landscape for taxpayers and their advisers. Blissenden, Michael // Taxation in Australia;Aug2013, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p94
The Commonwealth Government has announced, by way of a media release and a discussion paper, major reforms to the deductibility of education expenses. The current proposal is that, from 1 July 2014, there will be an unindexed $2,000 cap on the total of the amounts that a taxpayer can deduct as...
- Charity and taxation. // Global Giving Matters;Fall2012, Issue 48, p6
The article reports on the claims to offer alternative ways to grant credible tax breaks for wealthy people in the U.S. that would focus on incentivizing charity, especially those that works on poverty reduction.
- THE 1986 ACT: TAX REFORM'S FINEST HOUR OR DEATH THROES OF THE INCOME TAX? McLure Jr., Charles E. // National Tax Journal;Sep88, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p303
This article focuses on the complexity that is inherent in any attempt to tax all real economic income uniformly and consistently in the U.S. under the Tax Reform Act of 1986. To see why many U.S. citizens do not understand the difficulty of designing a simple and comprehensive tax on income, it...
- Linking fiscal consolidation to public sector reform. // OECD Economic Surveys: Germany;Sep2004, Vol. 2004 Issue 12, p43
Discusses the need to create a consistent framework in Germany that will link budgetary improvement to public sector spending reform. Rate of the general government deficit; Tax reductions created by the income tax reform for 2004; Factors that affect the spending of health insurers. INSET:...
- AHA urges Congress to protect charitable deductions as it considers major tax reform. // AHA News;
The article reveals that the American Hospital Association (AHA) is calling on lawmakers to protect charitable deductions as it considers major tax reform in 2013.
- Death and taxes. Hunt, Margaret W. // Advanced Materials & Processes;Jan2006, Vol. 164 Issue 1, p6
The article comments on the effect of the tax reductions of 2002-2003 in the metal industry in the U.S. By cutting the federal income taxes, which currently amount to 30 percent to 40 percent of profits, companies will immediately become more profitable simply by remaining in the U.S. The tax...
- MAIN DIRECTIONS OF THE INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX IMPROVEMENT. Kurbanovna, Ramazanova Bariyat // Theory & Practice of Social Development;2013, Issue 4, p1
The individual income taxation is an essential and promising area of the tax reform. The article covers some questions of the individual income taxation im-provement. The author carries out a research of the undertaken reforms in Russia and their effectiveness, and considers prospective variants.
- Your home is a tax shelter, too. Weber, Diane // Medical Economics;11/5/2004, Vol. 81 Issue 21, p37
Advises on ways to take advantage of income tax deductions from home ownership in the U.S. Deduction of mortgage interest; Creation of construction-interest deductions; Deductions from home repairs; Tax savings from rental expenses.