On the markets Italy is sometimes labelled a weak economy. Its apparent political instability, its low growth in recent years, its large public debt and the high spread paid on state bonds compared to stronger Eurozone economies — just to mention some of the most commonly mentioned issues — may easily lead to such a conclusion.
France on Monday renewed a push to tempt bankers to Paris after Britain leaves the European Union by pledging to temporarily exempt expats from paying into state pension schemes and making more places available in bilingual schools.
CHINA will kickstart fiscal reforms in areas of national defense and basic public services this year, with plans to focus on education, healthcare and environmental protection in 2017-2018, the State Council said yesterday.
On January 8 2018, the legislation setting the UK’s post-Brexit customs and VAT regimes passed its second reading in the House of Commons. The preliminary statute prepares the country to take full governorship of its customs and VAT regimes from 30 March 2019, when the UK is scheduled to depart the European Union (EU).
Companies like Facebook and Apple have recently overhauled their tax arrangements, and Ireland faces several other external threats to its tax system.