Taxation

  1. EU Overlooks CD VAT Issue

    May 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT As expected, calls by the music industry for a cut in value-added-tax rates on CDs were ignored today (May 12) by European Union government representatives gathering in Brussels. As expected, calls by the music industry for a cut in value-added-ta ...

  2. EU Overlooks CD VAT Issue

    May 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT As expected, calls by the music industry for a cut in value-added-tax rates on CDs were ignored today (May 12) by European Union government representatives gathering in Brussels. As expected, calls by the music industry for a cut in value-added-ta ...

  3. EU VAT Debate To Overlook CD Issue

    May 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT European Union government representatives will be denied the chance to debate lowering value-added-tax on CDs when they meet tomorrow (May 12) to discuss a new compromise on general VAT rates. European Union government representatives will be deni ...

  4. German Film Funds Near Shutdown

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The German government's cabinet on May 4 approved a change in German tax law that would shut down the nation's film funds, the financing structure that pumps more than a $1 billion into U.S. productio COLOGNE, Germany (The Hollywood Repo ...

  5. Amazon Sales Up In First Quarter

    April 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Profits down without tax benefit. Profits down without tax benefit. News ...

  6. B.C. Raising Film Prod'n Tax Credits

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST The British Columbia government will hike the film production tax credit from 11% to 18%, matching Ontario's new level, finance minister Colin Hansen said Jan. 19. VANCOUVER (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The British Columbia government will hik ...

  7. Canadian Group To Appeal iPod Tax Ruling

    January 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Canadian Private Copying Collective announced yesterday (Jan. 13) that it will seek to appeal a Canadian <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/archivesearch/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1 The Canadian Private Copying Collectiv ...

  8. Canadian Group To Appeal iPod Tax Ruling

    January 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Canadian Private Copying Collective announced yesterday (Jan. 13) that it will seek to appeal a Canadian <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/archivesearch/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1 The Canadian Private Copying Collectiv ...

  9. Bloomberg Signs Production Tax Cut Law

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Jan. 3 signed into law New York City's 5% tax credit for qualified film and television productions as part of its "Made in New York" incentive program. NEW YORK (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Mayor Michael Bl ...

  10. Canadian Court Nixes "iPod" Tax

    December 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST Canada's Federal Court of Appeal in Toronto ruled Dec. 16 that the application of a private copying levy to digital audio recorders, such as the iPod, is invalid. The court held that the Canadian Copy TORONTO -- Canada's Federal Court of ...

  11. Canadian Court Nixes 'iPod' Tax

    December 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Canada's Federal Court of Appeal in Toronto ruled yesterday (Dec. 16) that the application of a private copying levy to digital audio recorders, such as the iPod, is invalid. The court says that the C Canada's Federal Court of Appeal in ...

  12. Canadian Court Nixes 'iPod' Tax

    December 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Judge: Copyright Board had no jurisdiction. Canada's Federal Court of Appeal in Toronto ruled yesterday (Dec. 16) that the application of a private copying levy to digital audio recorders, such as the iPod, is invalid. The court says that the ...

  13. BMI Reports Record Revenue, Royalties

    August 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fiscal 2004 revenues rose 6.8% from 2003. Fiscal 2004 revenues rose 6.8% from 2003. News ...

  14. Danish TV Group Owes Money To EC

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The European Commission last Wednesday ordered Danish public television broadcaster TV2 to repay $101.4 million, plus interest, in government subsidies. BRUSSELS--The European Commission last Wednesday ordered Danish public television broadcaster ...

  15. NZ Seen Authorizing CD-Copying

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST The New Zealand government plans to change the country's copyright laws to authorize private copying. MELBOURNE--The New Zealand government plans to change the country's copyright laws to authorize private copying. If introduced, the ame ...

  16. German Move Renews Hope For VAT Cut On Music

    February 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST The music industry's long-running campaign for a lower value-added tax (VAT) rate on recorded music could benefit from a deal made Feb. 18 between France and Germany. The music industry's long-running campaign for a lower value-added tax ...

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