• Russia has a plan to tackle its 'demographic squeeze'

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Russia's prime minister said Thursday the government wants to raise the retirement age.
    He also said the country could also see higher value-added tax rates.
    The proposals are aimed at raising government revenue amid a falling working-force population.
    In efforts to tackle demographic challenges to Russia's economy, Moscow looks poised to keep people working longer.
    Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced Thursday the government wants to gradually raise the retirement age from 55 to 63 for women and from 60 to 65 for men.
    An increase in the retirement age could ease the "demographic...
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  • From Head Taxes To Parcel Taxes, Cities And States Are Looking For New Ways To Raise Revenue

    From Head Taxes To Parcel Taxes, Cities And States Are Looking For New Ways To Raise Revenue

    4 monthes ago - By Forbes

    Cities and states are looking at unconventional ways to raise tax revenue, from parcel taxes to head taxes to sports betting taxes.
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