Shippers oppose European tax
- Clinton maritime reform plan wins cautious applause. Brennan, Terry // Traffic World;2/14/94, Vol. 237 Issue 7, p14
Reports on the acceptance of the maritime transport sector of government plans to subsidize shipping programs by increasing vessel tonnage taxes. Impact of food aid program cuts on carrier business; Threat of conversion to foreign-flag registry; Fears of increased shipment costs.
- Proposed harbor 'user fee' would stifle port use, improvements. Donohue, Thomas J. // New Hampshire Business Review;08/13/99, Vol. 21 Issue 18, p11
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- Shipping Australia: Rise in protection of the sea levy of great concern. // Ausmarine;Apr2010, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p16
The article reports on Australia's proposed tax on the international shipping industry to contribute to clean up costs of the oil spill off the Queensland coast by the Pacific Adventurer.
- Tonnage tax. Greene, Chris; Maddalena, Christina // Accountancy;Oct2000, Vol. 126 Issue 1286, p121
Focuses on tonnage tax in Great Britain. Tax regime for the shipping industry; Key provisions of 'The Tonnage Tax Regulations 2000,' and Statement of Practice, SP 400, 'Tonnage Tax.'
- VIRGINIA. // Sales & Use Tax Alert;8/1/2011, Vol. 21 Issue 13, p7
This section offers news briefs on sales and use tax in Virginia as of August 1, 2011, including reminders for taxpayers about the back-to-school sales tax holiday set for August 5-7 and a ruling on the taxation of combined shipping and handling charges.
- Shipping and mining industries subject of coordinated issue papers. // Practical Accountant;Nov96, Vol. 29 Issue 11, p24
Reports on the issue papers released by the United States Internal Revenue Service regarding transitional tax relief of mining equipment and whether the income generated by crude oil shipping between a foreign country and a US port should be US-sourced. Opinion of the IRS regarding tax relief...
- House panel schedules hearings on Clinton maritime reforms. // Traffic World;3/14/94, Vol. 237 Issue 11, p43
Reports on the House merchant marine subcommittee's hearing on President Bill Clinton administration's maritime reform program. Funding of the subsidy program through a tonnage vessel fee; Taxation of the first five ship arrivals at United States ports each year for all commercial vessels;...
- Pacific shippers may appeal inspection fees. // Traffic World;2/13/95, Vol. 241 Issue 7, p48
Reports on the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association's (PMSA) move to determine whether their group should appeal a California appeals court decision requiring international ocean carriers to pay for state agricultural inspections. Details of the court decision; PMSA's claim that the state...
- Shipper Groups Endorse Reform. // Traffic World;10/12/98, Vol. 256 Issue 2, p55
Reports on the endorsement of United States Ocean Shipping Act by shipper organizations from United States, Canada, Europe, Korea, Hong Kong and Japan. Meeting in Kobe, Japan on joint statement; Opposition on the imposed carrier and handling charges; Joint declaration on the ISM Code and...