Trump's Treasury pick targets taxes, trade reforms

Dec 1, 2016

Trump's Treasury pick targets taxes, trade reforms

President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to lead the U.S. Treasury, Steven Mnuchin, said on Wednesday the administration would make tax reform and trade pact overhauls top priorities in order to achieve a sustained pace of 3 percent to 4 percent economic growth. The one-time Goldman ...

Dec 1, 2016

Australia strikes deal with Greens on taxing foreign workers

Australia’s conservative government struck a deal with a minor party on Thursday on a tax rate aimed at encouraging foreign travelers to pick fruit on the nation’s farms. The government and the left-wing Greens party reached a compromise on how much vacationers should be ...

Nov 27, 2016

Tax freeze on pension assets to be extended three years

The government and ruling coalition plan to extend the tax freeze on corporate pension assets for three years in light of the tough investment climate surrounding the Bank of Japan’s negative interest rate policy, it has been learned. The ruling Liberal Democratic Party and ...