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What a New IRS Change to Form 1098-T Means for Colleges and Students

What a New IRS Change to Form 1098-T Means for Colleges and Students

Among the changes that the IRS has decided to make for 2017 tax year is a change to Form 1098-T, an important record for educational institutions such as universities as well as for their students. Eligible educational institutions file Form 1098-T for each student they enroll and for whom a reportable transaction is made. They … Read More

Fiji’s Proposal to Increase VAT Collection: Lower VAT Rate

Fiji’s Proposal to Increase VAT Collection: Lower VAT Rate

Fiji’s Minister of Finance, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, presented his 2016 Budget announcement on November 6, 2015. The announcement has a value-added tax proposal that is noteworthy in two respects; the amount and the rationale. The Minister has proposed reducing Fiji’s single VAT rate from 15% to 9%. This would place Fiji’s VAT rate below Australia’s … Read More