Tax Neutrality

UK retailers hoping for lower trade rates in 2023 may be disappointed

Retailers in England who are hoping for a significant drop in business rates in 2023 may be disappointed after the government appeared to rule out removing the so-called fiscal neutrality rule in the commercial property tax, experts have warned. In last week’s budget, Chancellor Rishi Sunak froze corporate rates in …

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G20 summit 2021: World leaders pledge to achieve carbon neutrality by mid-century at climate summit

ROME – Leaders of the world’s largest economies on Sunday pledged to achieve carbon neutrality “by or around mid-century” as they wrap up a two-day summit that sets the stage for the Conference of Nations United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland. According to the final communiqué, the leaders …

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G20: Climate crisis, COVID at the top of the Rome agenda | News | DW

The Group of 20 (G20) major industrialized countries begin a two-day summit in Rome on Saturday with climate action and the COVID-19 pandemic expected to dominate talks. The G20 bloc, which includes Brazil, China, India, Germany and the United States, accounts for over 80% of the world’s gross domestic product, …

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SolRiver Capital announces the acquisition of a 53 MW solar portfolio from Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners

News and research before you hear about it on CNBC et al. Claim your 1-week free trial for StreetInsider Premium here. DENVER, Oct. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – SolRiver Capital, a national solar investment fund, today announced the acquisition of a portfolio of large-scale solar PV projects in the state …

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IOWN Global Forum Finalizes Two Detailed Use Cases to Enable a Smarter, More Resilient, and Connected World

News and research before you hear about it on CNBC et al. Claim your 1-week free trial for StreetInsider Premium here. Cyber-physical systems and AI-integrated communications use cases demonstrate the urgent need to build and deploy a fully photonic network and data-centric infrastructure to augment today’s internet infrastructure WAKEFIELD, Mass …

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Democrats’ plan takes gender-neutral approach to family policies

The first major family policies, at the start of the 20th century, were aimed at protecting mothers, at least some of them. States provided pensions for mothers, primarily for white women whose husbands had succumbed to one of the four Ds: death, disability, drunkenness, or divorce. Black and Hispanic women …

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Anne Hidalgo relaunches her presidential campaign in a pessimistic environment for the French left | International

With an intention to vote bordering on insignificance a month and a half after the launch of her campaign, the socialist Anne Hidalgo needed a boost to get her pulse back in the still long race for the French presidency. The platform was the investiture congress of the Socialist Party …

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Should Maine and EST make daylight saving time permanent?

A few times a year we do this fun thing where we mess with our time and move our clocks back and forth. Time is arbitrary and the numbers are not real. In March and November, when we do this dance, a debate arises as to whether we should even …

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EY announces it has obtained carbon negative status

EY is one of the first professional services organizations to achieve carbon negativity, says carbon neutrality is not enough EY becomes carbon negative by reducing absolute emissions and offsetting and removing more carbon than it emits The EY organization has gone carbon negative, a major and significant step towards achieving …

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North Dakota Leaders Approve First Carbon Storage Project in ‘Historic’ Milestone

The approval of Red Trail Energy by the North Dakota Industrial Commission marks a first step in the state’s mission to establish itself as a national leader in carbon capture and storage, a technology that has grown in popularity. momentum in recent years as a means of countering the emissions …

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