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French govt holds crisis talks after 'yellow vest' riots

French govt holds crisis talks after 'yellow vest' riots

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe holds talks with party leaders on Monday as Paris scrambles to forge a response to violence by anti-government protesters that has left hundreds injured ...

Teacher protests across the US reflect deepening malaise

Teacher protests across the US reflect deepening malaise

Recent protests by thousands of teachers in far-flung parts of the United States reflect a deepening malaise in American education after years of budget cuts and stagnant salaries that have left many instructors feeling their work is not valued.

EU to unveil digital tax targeting Facebook, Google

EU to unveil digital tax targeting Facebook, Google

The EU will unveil proposals for a digital tax on US tech giants on Wednesday, bringing yet more turmoil to Facebook after revelations over misused data of 50 million users shocked the world.

Tariffs and tech to tax G20 ministers in Argentina

Tariffs and tech to tax G20 ministers in Argentina

Tariffs, tech and taxes will strain finance ministers from G20 countries at a meeting in Argentina next week overshadowed by the gathering clouds of a trade war.

EU removes Panama, seven others from tax haven list

EU removes Panama, seven others from tax haven list

The European Union on Tuesday removed eight countries including Panama and South Korea from its new tax haven blacklist after they pledged to address their concerns, the bloc said.

Macron under fire over French asylum law reform

Macron under fire over French asylum law reform

French President Emmanuel Macron faces a backlash over plans to tighten immigration law as the number of asylum seekers soars, with aid and emergency agencies accusing his government of planning mass expulsions.

LuxLeaks whistleblower's conviction quashed

LuxLeaks whistleblower's conviction quashed

A Luxembourg court on Thursday overturned the verdict against a ‘LuxLeaks’ whistleblower who was convicted of leaking thousands of documents that revealed tax breaks for multinational firms.

Trump on verge of tax victory as US Senate passes overhaul

Trump on verge of tax victory as US Senate passes overhaul

The US Senate narrowly approved a sweeping tax overhaul early Wednesday, putting President Donald Trump on the brink of his first major legislative triumph nearly a year after he took office.

Little India struggles with tax revolution

Little India struggles with tax revolution

India has vowed that a new nationwide tax will revolutionise the economy by bringing more businesses into the digital system to enrich state coffers, but for shopkeeper Sanjay Kumar Rai, who has never used a computer ...

Anti-Trump protesters across US press him on tax returns

Anti-Trump protesters across US press him on tax returns

Thousands of protesters gathered Saturday in cities across the United States to pressure President Donald Trump to release his tax returns, a move of transparency he has repeatedly refused.

Gulf states aim for VAT adoption in 2018: UAE official

Gulf states aim for VAT adoption in 2018: UAE official

Policy makers in the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council are aiming to introduce a 5% value-added tax at the start of next year, despite administrative and technical obstacles, a senior United Arab Emirates finance official said.

Indian police fear US tax scam spread across country

Indian police fear US tax scam spread across country

A multi-million-dollar racket that used fake Indian call centres to trick US citizens into paying bogus tax bills may be the tip of the iceberg, with police warning similar scams could be operating across the country.