The newspaper “Journal du Dimanche” previously published information about the intentions of the French President Francois Hollande to hold a meeting with the leaders of Germany, Spain and Italy on March 6 in Versailles, dedicated to the future of the European Union. This mini-summit, among other things, should have to demonstrate the unity of the leaders of the four major European powers of the euro zone in the face of the many threats and crises that the EU is currently facing. The agenda also included the study of the issues “related to ensuring the strengthening of the development of the European Union”.
On March 6, the government supported the changes to the Law on the Financial Instruments Market, the Law on Alternative Investment Funds and their Managers, as well as the Audit Services Act. What is the ultimate goal of these changes? They should make the EU financial market more transparent and stable, reduce systematic risks, protect depositors, and ensure the effectiveness of financial markets and reduce the costs of their participants. The changes in the laws have been designed to adopt the Directive of the European Parliament and the Council on the markets of...
Henderson Diversified investment trust said that it is considering the transfer of its Luxembourg subsidiary of the United Kingdom, referring to the growing fiscal risks in the Grand Duchy.
In a statement released to the London Stock Exchange on October 7, Henderson said that some recent developments in tax law and practice of Luxembourg increased the legal risks of operating within the jurisdiction, including the transfer pricing.
"The Board of Directors and its advisors continue to review these developments and the recently concluded that the existing structure of the company may include increased complexity and risk," said Henderson.
"Accordingly, the Council examining the possibility of simplifying the tax structure by election and joining the UK investment trust tax regime, including changing its place of registration in the United Kingdom," added the firm.
Such a move is likely to lead to the liquidation of its subsidiary in Luxembourg and the formation of a new company in the UK, which is expected to reduce its annual operating costs.
The company said its investment management arrangements will not be affected by this reorganization. However, he confirmed that it will last...
Senate Finance Committee unanimously approved a bipartisan bill layout - improved savings and retirement Act 2016 - to make some changes in the pension provisions of the tax legislation.
For example, in accordance with the present law, a person who has reached the age of 70.5, before the end of the year can not make contributions to a traditional individual retirement account (IRA). The law will revoke this ban.
Ron Wyden (D - OR), Ranking Member of the Committee, said that the renewal provisions of the retirement age "is essential, especially because so many Americans are living longer, if they can afford to save for retirement, they must get permission to do that" .
The second proposal is to change the calculation of the dollar limit amount on a non-refundable tax credit, currently provided for beginners small entrepreneur's cost adopted new qualified pension plan, a simple IRA plan (or SEP), provided that the cover of the plan, at least one is not of the strongest workers' compensation.
Calculation of the three-year loan, currently less than USD500 per year, or 50 percent of qualified start-up costs. Under the proposed changes, a fixed amount of dollars for the fiscal year...
On March 24, 2016 was released a budget that includes measures to expand and strengthen the financial sector, as well as tax incentives for international trade.It will be extended by a double tax deduction for the Internationalization Scheme for four years from 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2020. This will cover the cost of qualifying activities such as participating in the development of foreign business and investment research.The budget also proposes not to impose the company's profits from the sale of its equity investment until 31 May 2022, which will help to provide certainty for the advance of corporate restructuring.The Minister also proposed to extend the Finance and Treasury scheme until 31 March 2021 where since March 25, 2016 includes the following enhancements took effect:Concession rate has been reduced to eight percent.
In order to qualify for the preferential terms of the tax rate will be allowed to receive funds indirectly from authorized offices and associates.
The amount of exemptions granted in accordance with Article 13 (4). The volume will be expanded to cover the interest payments on deposits, provided that the funds are used for qualifying activities...
Entrepreneurs with successful experience of investing abroad their own funds are very often interested in investment operations with assets of the third parties. Pooling investors usually allows investing money at much more favorable terms. This is the main reason for the existence of investment funds.Investment fund is a subject of law, which is different from all other entities, known in the common law that it is not legal personification of a person or group (as in the case of a corporation); it is rather a subject that has no owners (shareholders, members or partners) and traditionally has a specific target orientation – profit group of individuals.Activities of the Fund are subject to regulation by the State where the fund is registered. That is why it is advantageous to register such fund in the offshore zones. In these countries, the regulation comes down to ensure that the fund must obtain permission from the authorities on their activities and submit timely reports on the statutory form. The investment activity of the fund itself is practically not regulated, which makes it possible to invest in a wide variety of instruments.Investment funds are divided into two...