Planning for prosperity: Assessing family business future-readiness in Asia Pacific
Big data is the key to better risk management.
The Corporate Treasury viewpoint: An interview with Johan Bergqvist, Vice-president, Treasury, Spotify
The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is at least as controversial today as it was almost 25 years ago, when it went into effect. One outcome that is hard to dispute, however, is that it created one of the most powerful cross-border trade partnerships in the world. Dozens of industries, including medical devices, automobiles and auto parts, oil and gas, textiles and even aerospace components, have expanded their production facilities across the borders of the three partner countries.
Corporate taxpayers in the U.S. and many around the world have their hands full puzzling out the impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The TCJA reduces the U.S. corporate income tax rate from 34% to 21%, switches the country to a territorial tax system in which businesses are taxed only on income earned within U.S. borders, and drops personal income tax rates modestly, although this provision will expire in 2025. It also encourages U.S.
Taxing digital services: The devil's in the details
How to tax the digital economy, i.e., commercial transactions conducted electronically on the internet, has been a thorny issue for governments and business for years. In March the European Commission unveiled a proposal for two new directives to stem what the EC considers to be revenue losses caused by loopholes in the global corporate tax system. Officials estimate that digital businesses in the EU pay an average effective tax rate of 9.5%, while traditional businesses pay 23.3%.
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