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Banks await accounting rules switch

COMMERCIAL banks and financial institutions across the country are required to implement a new international financial reporting standard from the beginning of 2020, according to the National Accountancy Body (NAB). Nuntawan Sakuntanaga, Commerce permanent-secretary and chairman of the NAB, said that the body agreed at a recent meeting on the...

PWS: New Reporting Regulation Will Have Big Effect on Family Offices

A new agreement on international tax and financial information exchange aims to provide less opportunity to shelter wealth from taxation. Global wealth managers and advisors need to make sure they and their clients are in compliance. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (PRWEB) JULY 18, 2018 The Common Reporting Standard (CRS) for the automatic...

National Assembly passes three amendments to strengthen international tax compliance

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -– The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis took steps on Friday, July 13, to further strengthen its proactive cooperation on tax matters through the passage of three amendments to the Common Reporting Standard (Automatic Exchange of Financial Account Information) (Amendment) Bill, 2018, in the National Assembly....

No double taxation under draft federal charter, says Con-com

The Consultative Committee denied Tuesday allegations that the draft federal constitution will allow double taxation thereby putting more burden to the people. “Double taxation is absolutely false. It is provided in the draft that no double taxation should be allowed,” Conrado Generoso, Con-com spokesperson who presented the draft constitution, said...

NBR nod must for banks to offer double taxation avoidance benefit

National Board of Revenue has asked all banks not to allow double taxation avoidance benefits to any non-resident taxpayers without NBR certificate. International taxation wing of the revenue board has also requested Bangladesh Bank for taking necessary measures so that banks follow the directives. International tax wing of NBR on...

FBR obtains information about Pakistanis’ immovable properties in UK

ISLAMABAD: Under a newly-signed agreement, Pakistan will have access to the information about its nationals’ assets abroad, it emerged on Monday. The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has obtained information regarding immovable properties owned by Pakistanis in the United Kingdom (UK). The information has been obtained with the assistance of...

Paris closes Business France office in Russia

MOSCOW, July 16 (Xinhua) — The French authorities decided to close down the office of Business France, the agency responsible for supporting French business in Russia and operating as part of its embassy in Moscow, the French embassy said Monday. “This decision, which takes effect on July 16, 2018, was...

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