International Businesses

International Businesses

Are You Ready to Sell Your Mexican Subsidiary? 

Posted on April 19, 2022 by

Carlos Calderon
With M&A activity soaring in the U.S., we have been involved in dozens of deals involving U.S. entities with Mexican subsidiaries. These types of businesses have become more attractive to potential buyers for many reasons: China vs. U.S. commercial war, increased freight costs, shipment delays, disruption and operational limitations due to COVID-19; especially for Asian companies.

International Businesses

Russian Sanctions Complicate Banking Around the Globe

Posted on April 12, 2022 by

Sarah Russell
NATO countries have banded together to impose historic sanctions on Russia for their invasion of Ukraine in a display of strength and unity. These sanctions mean that companies currently cannot send payments to Russian banks and trying to get around this can result in significant penalties. While it may seem straightforward, these sanctions have complicated the geopolitical landscape of making international deals that extends beyond the borders of just Ukraine and Russia.  

International Businesses

US Subsidiaries: Beware of Surprise Tax

Posted on March 22, 2022 by

Rob Cheyne
Capital gains made from the sale of personal property are generally associated with the residency of the person making the sale. Foreign investors will need to understand the status of their U.S. stock to predict their tax responsibilities when making deals to avoid any surprises on their tax bills.  Capital gains made from the sale of personal property are generally associated with the residency of the person making the sale. Foreign investors will need to understand the status of their U.S. stock to predict their tax responsibilities when making deals to avoid any surprises on their tax bills.  

International Businesses

Funding US Subsidiaries: Equity vs. Debt

Posted on February 7, 2022 by

Rob Cheyne
Many start-up companies in the U.S. owned by foreign entities have trouble getting external funding in the early stages of growth. It is typical for these foreign-owned businesses to receive funding support from a parent company that will use a combination of equity and debt. It is important to understand the differences between equity vs. debt since the classification will have a direct tax impact on the tax returns of the U.S. company. 

International Businesses

Global Income Tax Treaty Basics

Posted on November 19, 2021 by

Eric Lin
Doing business globally requires knowledge of the benefits and requirements of income tax treaties between the countries on both sides of a cross-border transaction. Here is some advice to help you realize the maximum benefit from an applicable treaty and meet all related filings.

International Businesses

How to Bring Profits Home Without Any Hassle

Posted on November 10, 2021 by

Rob Cheyne
China’s strict foreign exchange control has been a common concern among many foreign investors. Understanding the common ways to repatriate profits from China and the pros and cons of each method will help foreign investors bring profits back to their home countries and avoid unpleasant surprises.

International Businesses

Manufacturing in Mexico: Standalone vs. Shelter Company

Posted on August 12, 2021 by

Carlos Calderon
Companies interested in manufacturing in Mexico have two main options for their operations. They can operate on a standalone basis or use a shelter service company. We can help you evaluate which structure is best based on your company size, needs, complexity and other important considerations.

International Businesses

Expanding to the US: How to Effectively Manage Your US Subsidiary

Posted on August 5, 2021 by

Teresa Gordon
Establishing a U.S.-based subsidiary is a challenge unlike any other. Managing it is a close second. Here are some important considerations to help you effectively manage your U.S. operations.

International Businesses

Expanding to the US: Top Legal Tips for a Successful Expansion

Posted on July 29, 2021 by

Teresa Gordon
The U.S. legal landscape warrants a closer look beyond incorporation, immigration and contract needs. Review these important U.S. legal requirements during the planning stage of your U.S. expansion to avoid surprises or mistakes.

International Businesses

Expanding to the US: Important US Payroll Considerations

Posted on July 22, 2021 by

Teresa Gordon
There are many aspects involved in planning a successful U.S. expansion. One area that merits a priority focus is U.S. payroll and related human resource matters. Review these important U.S. payroll considerations before expanding to the U.S.

International Businesses

Expanding to the US: Take a Look at Key US Payroll Impacts

Posted on July 15, 2021 by

Teresa Gordon
Expanding to the U.S. is both exciting and daunting. Review these key U.S. payroll considerations and related human resource matters when preparing for your U.S. expansion.

International Businesses, Tax & Assurance Guidance

New GST/HST Filing Requirements for E-Commerce in Canada

Posted on July 12, 2021 by

Sue Tuson
If you’re a foreign company selling goods or services online in Canada, review these new GST/HST filing requirements for e-commerce deals, expected to become law with a retroactive date of July 1, 2021.

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