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Sep 19, 2014

Hopes and fears for Scotland: 'I hope this level of political engagement continues long into the future'

Guardian readers look back at the referendum and share their hopes and fears for the future of Scotland Scotland rejected independence in the referendum voting to remain part of the 307-year-old union with England and Wales. Although the independence... #Australia #Scotland #Glasgow #Wales

Sep 22, 2014

Workers can expect double income tax cut in Budget

WORKING families can expect a double reduction in their income tax under plans being considered by Finance Minister Michael Noonan. It is expected workers will be able to earn more before they enter the top rate of tax, combined with a reduction to t... #Michael Noonan (politician) #Irish Independent #Enda Kenny #Fine Gael #Richard Bruton (politician) #Labour Party (Ireland)

Sep 18, 2014

House Republicans Repackage Election-Year Bills

WASHINGTON (AP) — In case you missed them the first time, House Republicans have passed an election-year package of tax cuts, regulation reductions and, once again, a tweak to President Barack Obama's health law. As before, they stand no chance of be... #Washington, D.C. #White House #Barack Obama #House Ways and Means Committee #Joint Committee on Taxation #U.S. Senate #U.S. Congress #Henry "Hank" Johnson Jr. #David Lee Camp #U.S. Democratic Party #U.S. Republican Party #Keystone XL pipeline

Sep 21, 2014

Ireland needs to tackle the corporate tax issue or become global bad boy

The rise of the multinational corporation is among the world's most significant economic developments since the middle of the last century. Multinationals have driven the globalisation process and their foreign direct investment is now far more impor... #Washington, D.C. #White House #Barack Obama #House Ways and Means Committee #Joint Committee on Taxation #U.S. Senate #U.S. Congress #Henry "Hank" Johnson Jr. #David Lee Camp #U.S. Democratic Party #U.S. Republican Party #Keystone XL pipeline

Sep 19, 2014

Whisky Makers Applaud Scots' Vote Against Independence

The Scottish people have spoken, and the country’s powerful whisky industry is raising a quiet toast to the vote against independence. After voters chose to keep Scotland within the U.K., David Frost, CEO of the Scotch Whisky Association , issued thi... #David Frost #Diageo plc #Wall Street Journal #Bloomberg #Scotland

Sep 19, 2014

Scottish referendum: David Cameron and the Queen seek to ease tensions

Prime minister likely to promise to devolve greater powers, over taxation and welfare, to the Scottish parliament in early address Follow the coverage of the Scotland referendum results live David Cameron and the Queen will hope to calm tensions afte... #David Cameron #Nick Clegg #Ed Miliband #Scotland

Sep 16, 2014

Corporation tax faces OECD test

The much-maligned corporation tax is facing its stiffest test after a world recognised think-tank set out far-reaching reforms to halt aggressive tax avoidance by big business. The Paris-based OECD launched the first major international shift towards... #Paris #OECD #Google Inc. #Michael Noonan (politician)

Sep 16, 2014

Ambassador assures US firms over Irish tax rate

The Irish Ambassador to the United States has moved to reassure American multinational companies that the Irish corporate tax rate will not change in light of the release of the first OECD report on how multinational companies' and taxation... #Paris #OECD #Google Inc. #Michael Noonan (politician)

Sep 15, 2014

Washington DC fights in Senate hearing to become the 51st state of the union

Senators, representatives and DC mayor argue for proposed state of New Columbia and no taxation without representation in Congress Continue reading..... #Washington, D.C. #U.S. Senate #United States