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There isn’t a lot for investors to get excited about under the U.S.’s new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act—with one major exception: The effective tax rate on real estate investment trusts has been slashed.

Jordan’s cabinet on Tuesday sent to parliament an IMF-backed draft tax bill, a main plank of austerity measures to ease rising public debt, an issue that caused street protests last summer, officials said.

The first report of the government’s Tax Working Group will be published Thursday, while long-delayed announcements on legislation to allow onshore oil and gas exploration permits to be offered this year are imminent, said Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.

Some European Union members may press Ireland to drop its opposition to wide-ranging corporate tax reform in return for the bloc’s backing on Brexit, a person familiar with the matter said.

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government on Thursday introduced amendments in the Income Tax Ordinance of Finance Act 2018.