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Expectations of the 2021 budget in terms of foreign investments: will Modi’s government open more windows to attract FDI for “Make in India” in the 2021 budget?

Even though India suffered huge economic losses due to the foreclosure, foreign investor confidence remained high and India received the largest inflow of FDI to India ever. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has constantly tried to attract foreign investors to invest in India. Whether in the fields of pharma, manufacturing or green energy, the government’s objective […]

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EXCLUSIVE France extends stricter control of foreign investments until 2021

PARIS, Dec 18 (Reuters) – The French government will extend until 2021 a lower threshold for screening non-EU investments in listed French companies that was put in place during the coronavirus crisis and was due to expire at the end of the year. year, announced the Ministry of Finance. Friday. The government temporarily lowered in […]

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Budget 2021: Government sets out measures to attract foreign investment to Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR (November 6): As part of its efforts to attract foreign investment to Malaysia, the government announced that one billion ringgit will be provided as a special incentive for high value-added technology investments in Malaysia. Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Aziz announced that the fund aims to support investments in research and development […]

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New regime for certain types of foreign investments in Spain – Government, public sector

Spain: New regime for certain types of foreign investments in Spain October 29, 2020 Marti & Associates To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. Spain has strengthened its legal regime for certain types of foreign investments in order to protect its most vulnerable economic sectors, introducing changes in Law 19/2003 of July […]

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How Investment Treaties Can Protect Foreign Investments Against State Action

Click here to listen to the audio. Crude oil exporting countries are going through difficult times, with the energy markets they depend on for their export earnings in turmoil. For many of these countries, a persistently low oil price will make it difficult to balance the national budget and deplete foreign currency reserves. Furthermore, the […]

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Removal of tax on dividend distributions will help attract foreign investment

In a bid to revive the Indian economy and restart an investment cycle in India, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, in an unprecedented move, reduced the corporate tax rate to 15% for new manufacturing companies and 22% for other companies. To move forward in this direction, the 2020 Union budget gives new impetus by abolishing the […]

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Structuring Foreign Investments Using UAE Holding Companies

A common dilemma faced by international companies is deciding on the jurisdiction to establish a holding company to hold its foreign investments. A number of critical issues come into play in the decision-making process, such as: (a) tax efficiency (including the use of double tax treaties (DTA)), thin capitalization and transfer pricing risks and new […]

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The nightmare of U.S. foreign investment taxation

Flagship financial education aims to help people with their financial well-being and provide individuals with the information they need for financial control, stability and simplicity. For several years, Beacon Financial Education has been very active in informing and educating Americans and people connected to the United States in the Netherlands on the FATCA puzzle (Foreign […]

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[ANALYSIS] Will Duterte’s new tax measure kill foreign investment?

The sequel to the controversial TRAIN law, called Citira, pits two key economic agencies against each other. Citira, which stands for Corporate Income Tax and Incentive Streamlining Act, is formerly known as the Trabaho Bill, which the House already passed its third and final reading in the previous Congress, but has ran out of time […]

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Cathay Life will continue to increase foreign investment | Insurers

Cathay Life plans to further increase its exposure to overseas investments despite official efforts to limit the amount of the insurer’s capital invested outside of Taiwan. It also goes against efforts by local regulators to attract more capital from insurers into domestic assets to support the Taiwanese economy. “We will continue to increase overseas investment […]

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Duterte’s tax reform slows down foreign investment

MANILA – Foreign direct investment in the Philippines fell 4.4% year-on-year to $ 9.8 billion in 2018 as investors fear President Rodrigo Duterte’s proposed tax reform will harm the environment investment of the country. FDI fell for the first time since 2015. Duterte’s first two years in office saw record investment in the country. Although […]

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#NepaLeaks explained: Suspicious funds, tax havens and dodgy foreign investments

The Center for Investigative Journalism of Nepal released a report on Wednesday on how established and emerging businesses in Nepal are attracting investment from countries and territories that harbor illegal foreign wealth for the operation of cement factories, the betel nut trade and hotels. The five-part report is available on the CIJ website. Here we […]

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Protect your foreign investments against currency risk

Type of security S&P 500 Index Russell 2000 Index Russell 2000 value MSCI EAFE International Small Cap International Small Cap Stock MSCI Emerging Markets S&P500 1 – – – – – – Russell 2000 0.731 1 – – – – – Russell 2000 value 0.694 0.927 1 – – – – MSCI EAFE 0.618 0.532 […]

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Understanding U.S. Taxes on Foreign Investments

Paying taxes on investments often seems to steal the icing on the cake, gobbling up the best part of an investment’s return. With foreign investments, it is not just the taxes themselves, but the fees associated with filing tax forms that can reduce returns to a marginal level. Uncle Sam taxes US citizens on their […]

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Tax incentives for foreign investment in Uzbekistan – Taxation

To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. In this document, Deloitte presents a brief overview of the tax and customs advantages applicable to foreign investments in Uzbekistan. Since the tax system in Uzbekistan is subject to frequent changes, we recommend that you use this overview […]

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What you need to know about foreign investments on your tax return this year

Breadcrumb Links Taxes Personal finance Jamie Golombek: Do you own property in Florida or foreign stocks like Apple or Google? Don’t forget to file the new updated “Foreign Income Verification Statement” Getty/Thinkstock Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission on purchases made through links on this […]

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A tax dilemma: foreign investments and your retirement account

Question: Someone told me that every year I pay taxes on dividends from foreign equity funds held in my IRA. If I’m not supposed to pay tax on dividend payments in my IRA, how can that be? Reply: To understand why you can pay taxes on foreign dividends held in your IRA (and your 401 […]

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Brazil imposes tax on foreign investment

Brazil’s currency and stocks fell sharply on Tuesday after the government imposed a 2% tax on foreign portfolio investment to stem a rapid rise in its exchange rate. The move, announced shortly before local markets closed on Monday, follows steady gains in Brazil’s currency, the real, which has risen 36% against the U.S. dollar this […]