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Tax Alert - France - Motor Contribution to be Abolished from 1st Jan 2015

Jan 14, 2015 18:13 GMT Impendulo Limited In the Law 2014-1554 published on 22nd December 2014 the French Authorities confirmed that the Motor Contribution, currently taxable at 15%, will be abolished from 1st January 2015. It will be replaced by an IPT Rate dependent on vehicle weight: 15% IPT on compulsory motor insurance for land vehicles with a weight over 3.5t 33% IPT on compulsory motor insurance covering all other land vehicles

Tax Alert - Belgium - Change to the Tax Authority Governing the Taxation of Insurance Premiums

Jan 14, 2015 17:33 GMT Impendulo Limited From 2015 onwards the declaration and payment of various taxes in Belgium will be governed by a centralised authority, Federal Public Service – General Administration of Tax Collection and Recovery. This will allow insurance organisations and their representatives to pay their taxes to a single authority across the various rates, as opposed to the numerous authorities we currently work with.

Tax Alert - Portugal - Proposed Increase in INEM Tax Rate

Jan 14, 2015 17:28 GMT Impendulo Limited The 2015 Portugal Budget Review includes a proposal to increase the INEM rate from 2.0% to 2.5%. This is yet to be confirmed and we will keep all clients up to date.

Tax Alert - Slovenia - Increase in Insurance Premium Tax Rate

Jan 14, 2015 13:24 GMT Impendulo Limited The Slovenian Authorities have increased the rate of IPT from 6.50% to 8.50% as of the 1st January 2015. It is to be applied on a ‘cash received’ basis.

Jan 09, 2015 09:27 GMT London This Weekend There are many fun things to do in London this weekend and whole month. Take a look at what's on in London January 2015 and some of the best things do in the capital!

Spare the whipping boy and put your own house in order

Jan 07, 2015 14:11 GMT Neopost The latest Royal Mail Quality of Service report shows that Royal Mail has exceeded its First Class and Second Class mail quality targets for the first half of the 2014/15 financial year.

How to Set and Achieve Goals in Life - The Ten Step Success System

Dec 23, 2014 21:53 GMT Spiderweb Online Marketing LTD We hear much about setting goals and achieving them. But there is much behind setting a goal which decides whether we follow through. This is the reason why billions of new year resolutions will be given life and abandoned before the end of January. Is their a clear and simple few steps that can be taken to increase the motivation to keep and complete goals? Welcome to Signature Success.

The Governing Laws of Success - The Law of Return & Rituals

Dec 19, 2014 11:07 GMT Spiderweb Online Marketing LTD Life is about reaping and returning whether we like it or not. When we are harvesting now from life is a direct result of the actions we took yesterday, last week, last month, six months ago or even last year. If we are smart in our approach though, rather than get into a pattern of negative rewards, we can build in daily success rituals that allow us to get ahead and build momentum day after day.

How do you measure the performance of your mailroom?

Dec 17, 2014 14:00 GMT Neopost Mailroom is the entry point for high priority and transactional documents.There are some obvious measures of mailroom performance-volume of mail received and processed, time taken to process each mail item and number of mail items delivered to the intended recipient. However, performance of the mailroom has a knock on effect on dependent business processes and workflows which is often ignored.