India minister to propose higher diesel vehicle tax, warns automakers
The Indian government currently imposes a 28% tax on diesel cars and an additional so-called 'cess' is levied depending on the vehicles' engine capacity.
Indonesia graft agency arrests tax official at centre of wealth scandal
Rafael Alun Trisambodo allegedly received about US$90,000 in kickbacks from taxpayers via a consultancy group he founded to resolve their tax disputes.
Luxury goods tax won't affect tourism, says deputy minister
Steven Sim says visitors to Malaysia are more interested in tourist destinations and local handicrafts than shopping for luxury goods.
Define 'luxury', experts say ahead of tax on pricey goods
Without a fixed definition, they say, the scope of the tax might change over time, affecting more items and consumers.
Anwar's budget big on slogans but no real benefit to country, says think tank
The Center for Market Education says the narrative in the budget is populist without any strategy on meaningful tax reforms.
Vape products could be taxed, says deputy finance minister
Steven Sim says the health ministry is looking into the legal framework for taxation.
Singaporeans hit the malls on shopping spree before sales tax hike
From next year, the sales tax on everything goes from 7% to 8%, and barring a sharp global economic downturn next year, it will then rise to 9% in 2024.
China to impose consumption tax on e-cigarettes
A tax rate of 36% will be placed on the production or import of e-cigarettes, while an 11% tax will be placed on the wholesale distribution of e-cigarettes.
Trump's company faces criminal tax trial as his legal woes mount
The Manhattan district attorney's office has charged the Trump Organization and its then-chief financial officer Allen Weisselberg with defrauding tax authorities by awarding 'off the books' benefits to company executives.
TIN to boost revenue source, tax cuts offer relief
Individual income tax rates will be cut while incentives will be continued for a number of areas.
Zahid invited to grace forum on tax reform alongside LHDN, customs bigwigs
The event was organised by a group which last year invited convicted former leader Najib Razak to be a key speaker at a democracy forum.
Philippines' Marcos vows farm and tax overhauls in address to nation
Speaking before Congress in his first state of the nation address, Marcos, says it is vital to implement reforms to bring in tourism and investment and maintain what was currently firm growth momentum.