Real Property Taxes in Europe

As today’s tax map shows, real property taxes vary greatly across European countries. Real property taxes are levied on a recurrent basis on the value of taxable property such as land, often including buildings and…

7 Things That Take Longer Than Filing Your…

As Tax Day quickly approaches, I’ve been noticing people asking around if others have filed their taxes. I’d rather knock it out early, but I know it can feel hard to finish (or even start)…

Avoid IRS Penalties & 6 More Reasons Not…

The last day to file your 2018 tax return is April 15, 2019. If you’ve procrastinated on completing your taxes for the year, don’t push it off any longer. Here’s why you should not wait…

Tax Competition of a Different Flavor at the…

Last week the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) hosted a public consultation on several proposals to rearrange international tax rules. The policies up for discussion include three separate approaches to reallocate taxing rights…

State Individual Income Tax Rates and Brackets for…

Key Findings Individual income taxes are a major source of state government revenue, accounting for 37 percent of state tax collections. Forty-three states levy individual income taxes. Forty-one tax wage and salary income, while two…

Complexity of the VAT in Europe

This week’s tax map shows the number of hours it takes businesses across Europe to comply with the Value-Added Tax. The Value-Added Tax (VAT) is considered one of the most efficient and neutral forms of…