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Greece uses drones to find tax fraud

The Greek tax authorities announced that they used surveillance drones to document tax violations on the island of Santorini. The drone operation lasted one day and aimed at collecting evidence indicating that operators of nine [...]

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Italy plans a 10-year tax holiday for residents of Sicily, Sardinia and Calabria

People who dream about spending more time in Southern Italy, enjoying its delicious cuisine and sunny climate, may get a new tax-friendly opportunity. The Italian government has proposed a 10-year tax break for Italian and [...]

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Georgia – Free Zone destination

What is a Free Zone? A Free Zone is a part of the territory (in this case of Georgia) with defined borders and a special status granted by law. The main feature of the special [...]

Uganda first to introduce a Gossip Tax

The world has witnessed various weird taxes, such as the Russian tax on beards, the tax on Chinese immigrants into Canada, the English tax on fireplaces and windows. Uganda, a country in East Africa, decided [...]

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Belgians pay fines and taxes for showing their national flag

The Belgian national soccer team started their participation in the World Cup in Russia with two consecutive wins, one against Panama and one against Tunisia. To support their national team, many Belgians have put flags [...]

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10 jurisdictions with no inheritance tax

There is a growing social movement arguing that people should become wealthy by working hard, and not by inheriting wealth from their relatives. That is why many governments impose significant inheritance taxes, also known as [...]

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After Brexit, the EU countries will pay more tax to the EU

In a few months, the United Kingdom (UK) will not only leave the European Union (EU), but will also stop paying contributions to the EU budget. This will put the EU in a difficult position [...]

E.U. may include U.S. in the list of tax havens

The news agency Bloomberg reported that the E.U. has ordered a “fast-track” investigation of the U.S. taxation practices in the light of the E.U. initiative to create a list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions (the so-called [...]