International Finance

Tag : The World Bank

Wealth Management

Tax compliance gets easier for companies

But post filing challenges still persists November 18, 2016: Economies around the world continue to make progress in simplifying and reducing the burden of tax compliance on businesses, says the latest edition of Paying Taxes 2017, a report by The World Bank Group and PwC. The report finds that the Total Tax Rate decreased by 0.1...

Leveraging Technology for Disaster Risk Management

Lessons from Japanese disaster will contribute to strengthening disaster preparedness in other nations. Otsuchi Town in Japan’s Iwate Prefecture was struck hard by the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami in March 2011. More than 800 people lost their lives, including the mayor, and 500 people remain missing. Vital information and communication technology (ICT) services...