Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg call on old and new strengths to jump-start growth.
The OECD defines tax as a compulsory unrequited payment to the government. A taxable base is the base amount on which the tax rate is applied—such as corporate income, personal income, or property.
NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2015 — Global Finance has named the Safest Banks in Western Europe in an exclusive survey to be published in the November 2015 issue. Banks were selected through an evaluation of long-term foreign currency ratings—from Moody’s, Standard & Poor’s and Fitch—and total assets of the 500 largest banks worldwide.
The region battled continuing recession or, at best, slow growth, a tightening regulatory environment and country-specific banking taxes or fines for past misdemeanors.