A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a patent attorney’s lawsuit against L'Oreal USA Inc, ruling that his claim that the cosmetics company fired him for refusing to file what he considered poor quality patent applications was covered by New Jersey's whistleblower law.
BRASILIA A Brazilian federal judge on Tuesday suspended a large fuel tax increase announced by the government last week to reduce a budget deficit, according to a court ruling seen by Reuters.
PARIS France is ready to negotiate a deal with Google over back taxes, budget minister Gerald Darmanin told financial daily Les Echos on Monday.
The U.S. Department of Labor on Friday ordered Wells Fargo & Co to pay $575,000 and to rehire a whistleblower the bank had dismissed in September 2011 after the former employee raised concerns over the opening of customer accounts without their knowledge, the agency said in a statement.
BUENOS AIRES Argentina on Thursday suspended a tax on foreigners' capital gains, just two days after it had been announced, after market participants complained the surprise move was inconsistent with President Mauricio Macri's pro-market agenda.
MILAN/ZURICH Italy's tax police have asked the Swiss authorities for information regarding Italians that deposited a total of 6.7 billion euros ($8 billion) in the country.
WASHINGTON The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives took a new step toward tax reform legislation on Wednesday by approving a fiscal 2018 budget resolution that would allow the Senate to pass a sweeping tax code overhaul without Democratic support.
BRASILIA Brazil's federal tax collection rose 3 percent in June from the same month a year ago after adjusting for inflation, the country's tax agency said on Wednesday.
NEW YORK UnitedHealth Group Inc said on Tuesday that the health insurance tax, a 3 percent tax levied on all health insurance premiums, raises prices for consumers and should be repealed or deferred.
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump campaigned on cutting the U.S. corporate tax rate to 15 percent, but administration officials said on Monday negotiators engaged in closed-door talks are now shooting for a little over 20 percent because they realize the super-low rate would balloon the federal deficit.
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