World May 12, 2019

Germany considers 'mosque tax' to replace foreign funding

Support is growing in Germany for a "mosque tax" to make Islamic institutions less dependent on potentially anti-democratic or "radical" foreign funding sources, a media report said Sunday. The federal government sees it as "a possible path," according to an answer to a parliamentary query, ...

World Nov 26, 2018

Japan may extend tax deduction period for housing loan users

The government and the Liberal Democratic Party-led ruling camp are considering extending the tax incentive program for housing loan borrowers, in a bid to cushion the impact from next October's rise in the consumption tax, according to informed sources. The discussion is focused on a ...