Posted by Robert Dutkiewicz on December 2, 2019
A few weeks ago I traveled to Rome, along with my fellow shareholder Sue Tuson, to attend the PrimeGlobal World Conference. PrimeGlobal is one of the five largest associations of independent accounting firms in the world.
Posted by Sue Tuson on November 12, 2019
Establishing a subsidiary outside the U.S. presents tremendous opportunities and benefits. Succeeding in global markets requires significant time, energy and resources on the part of business owners and decision-makers.
Posted by Teresa Gordon on October 31, 2019
European companies open branches in the United States for a host of reasons. For starters, the US gives these businesses a completely new base of customers; a chance to step out from the almost saturated European market and stand out from the crowd.
Posted by Carlos Calderon on September 23, 2019
Taxes are a hot topic that should be discussed and planned early in an expansion decision due to the significant impacts on a business. In fact, the ideal time to consider taxes is the moment a cash flow projection is created and when the business structure and plan are outlined
Posted by Sue Tuson on September 9, 2019
Long-awaited treaty protocols, signed in 2013, were finally ratified in July 2019. The protocol with Japan entered into force on August 30, 2019, provides amendments to the 2003 tax treaty. The protocol with Spain is due to enter into force on November 27, 2019, and provides for the amendments to the 1990 treaty.
The IRS continues to increase scrutiny of the reporting requirements applicable to foreign persons and U.S. companies with foreign transactions. It is important to fully understand these U.S. obligations because failure to report...
Posted by Sue Tuson on July 18, 2019
Thinking of expanding your business overseas? The first question is usually, “What’s the best way to start? Should I set up an office immediately or use an independent contractor familiar with the country?”
Posted by Nina Wang on July 16, 2019
In response to international criticism about China’s openness to foreign businesses and an attempt to attract more foreign investors to expand their businesses to China, the National People’s Congress passed the Foreign Investment Law of the People’s Republic of China (Foreign Investment Law) on March 15 2019, which will come into force on January 1, 2020.
Posted by Sue Tuson on July 2, 2019
The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) has made C-Corporation status much more attractive to business owners, and the 21% flat tax rate has caused many to consider whether converting to a C-Corporation may be worth the switch.
Posted by Teresa Gordon on July 2, 2019
International businesses expanding into the US, whether a manufacturer, distribution company or professional service firm, face similar challenges. Operational issues such as supply chain, vendor management and process or production optimization require close attention, as do human resources, sales and marketing.