Taxation

UK’s Sunak plans tax cuts to boost COVID recovery, The Times reports

UK’s Sunak plans tax cuts to boost COVID recovery, The Times reports

Published 06/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - British finance minister Rishi Sunak will try to restart the country’s economy by giving homebuyers a tax break and cutting value-added tax [more…]

Japan finance minister says no tax cuts for time being to counter pandemic

Japan finance minister says no tax cuts for time being to counter pandemic

Published 12/05/2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday he was not considering tax cuts, including a reduction in the sales tax, for [more…]

China announces new tariff waivers for some U.S. imports

China announces new tariff waivers for some U.S. imports

Published 12/05/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China announced on Tuesday a new list of 79 U.S. products eligible for waivers from retaliatory tariffs imposed at the height of [more…]

Trump may help offset states’ coronavirus costs: Hassett

Trump may help offset states’ coronavirus costs: Hassett

Published 10/05/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump may be open to further federal funding to help U.S. states recover funds spent battling the novel coronavirus, White [more…]

U.S. Treasury’s Mnuchin says Trump eyeing restaurant tax changes, travel boost

U.S. Treasury’s Mnuchin says Trump eyeing restaurant tax changes, travel boost

Published 04/05/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday said bipartisan discussions are underway over whether more U.S. government relief funding is needed amid the [more…]

Special Report: How a corporate PR machine is trying to kill a Wall Street tax

Special Report: How a corporate PR machine is trying to kill a Wall Street tax

Published 02/05/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As Democratic presidential hopefuls descended on New Hampshire prior to the state’s Feb. 11 primary, John Tackeff was busy. The 27-year-old attended [more…]

U.S. Republicans push for coronavirus lawsuit immunity for business

U.S. Republicans push for coronavirus lawsuit immunity for business

Published 01/05/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top Republicans in the U.S. Congress displayed a united front on Friday in their drive for coronavirus-related liability protections for businesses, [more…]

U.S.’ Pelosi: negotiators agreed ‘principles’ of next coronavirus aid package

U.S.’ Pelosi: negotiators agreed ‘principles’ of next coronavirus aid package

Published 21/04/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Monday Republican and Democratic negotiators have come to terms on the “principles” of the next [more…]

Trump says he is working with governors on coronavirus testing, Cuomo to visit White House

Trump says he is working with governors on coronavirus testing, Cuomo to visit White House

Published 20/04/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he was working with state governors to make sure they had the resources needed to [more…]

Trump hopes for deal in U.S. Congress on small business program, vote possible in Senate Tuesday

Trump hopes for deal in U.S. Congress on small business program, vote possible in Senate Tuesday

Published 20/04/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he hoped negotiators in Congress would reach a deal to provide more aid for small [more…]