The High Court in Dodika Ltd v United Luck Group Holdings Ltd [2020] EWHC 2101 (Comm) recently held that a buyer’s provision of a notice in respect of a claim under a tax covenant contained in a share sale and purchase agreement was invalid. 
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On January 17, 2020, the PRC Ministry of Finance and State Administration of Taxation jointly issued the Announcement on Individual Income Tax Policies Relating to Foreign Income (关于境外所得有关个人所得税政策的公告) (Announcement No.3), which further clarifies Chinese individual income tax (IIT) policies with respect to foreign income including the scope of foreign income, calculation of foreign tax credit, procedures on tax filing of foreign income and compliance requirements under cross-border secondment arrangement.
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By King & Wood Mallesons

What are the main features of Australia’s tax system?

Australia has a comprehensive tax regime with taxes imposed at both the Federal level and the State/Territory level. The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is responsible for administering the tax laws imposed at the Federal level and each State and Territory has a different body which administers the tax laws imposed in that particular jurisdiction
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Continue Reading 香港特别行政区政府颁布《2018年税务(豁免基金缴付利得税)(修订)条例草案》

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By Alex Baykitch AM, Robert Edel and Edwina Kwan.

On 24 January 2018, the senate of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) unanimously passed a bill which, once enacted, will increase taxes on natural resources in the DRC and revoke contract guarantees for existing mining projects across the country.

The bill is likely to have a significant impact on international investors in the mining industry who will be immediately subject to higher royalties and a tax on “super-profits”.  Although the bill will not take effect until President Joseph Kabila signs it into law, this is expected to happen imminently unless miners and lobbyists are successful in convincing the President to suspend the adoption of the bill.
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