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      Singapore’s parliament on March 10, 2017 passed significant amendments to its Companies Act and Limited Liability Partnerships (LLP) Act. Among the key changes are measures aimed at making ownership and control of business entities more transparent in the city-state and reduce opportunities for the misuse of corporate entities for illicit purposes.
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      By continually issuing favorable policies and incentives aimed at attracting inflows, and deciding to decrease the country’s corporate income tax levels to 20 percent from January 1, 2016, it is clear that Vietnam’s government is intent on taking a proactive approach to foreign direct investment.
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      China has approved RMB 380 billion (US$55.2 billion) worth of tax cuts for businesses and individuals, according to a State Council statement on April 19. The new tax cuts are part of a bid to boost economic growth by reducing the tax burden on businesses and encouraging consumption.
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      A physical presence in India is essential to break into the country’s emerging market. But establishing the right kind of presence can mean the difference between success and wasted efforts.
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      On 19 June 2017 at Hilton Schiphol in Amsterdam Prof. Dr Hans van den Hurk, chairman of the Annual Global Tax Policy Conference of the Maastricht Centre for Taxation (Maastricht University) with his esteem speakers are addressing the above question.
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      When transacting with China, a foreign company’s ability to benefit from Double Tax Agreements (DTAs) often depends on the cooperation and competency of the Chinese party to effectively complete Certificate of Tax Residency (CTR) application procedures.
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      Vishakhapatnam, often abbreviated to Vizag, is a coastal port city in the state of Andhra Pradesh. It is located in the northeastern part of the state, nestled between the hills of the Eastern Ghats and the Bay of Bengal. Known for its beautiful landscape and golden beaches, the city is also called ‘Jewel of the East coast’ and ‘Goa of the East’.
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