The latest tax and regulatory reforms in the US are intended to woo more corporate investment from abroad, but they offer both pros and cons that vary widely from sector to sector.
Tax & Accounting
Will the latest US tax reform increase the attractiveness of the United States for foreign companies? Will companies line up to establish or increase operations in the US? And, if so, will this force other developed economies to follow suit ...
With deadlines only months away, treasury officers will need to improve their processes and leverage new technology to meet new IFRS and GAAP standards.
The construction-equipment giant finds itself at the center of a tax controversy involving the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the impact of US tax reforms on domestic and international companies.
There’s a growing push to replace Generally Accepted Accounting Principles with an accounting system that better reflects companies’ finances.
Japan approved new carrot-and-stick tax measures to bring corporate tax down to 25% for companies that raise wages by 3%, and to as low as 20% for those that invest in new technologies such as ICT and internet-of-things, on Thursday.
CFO survey finds roughly half of US companies would bring back monies stashed offshore and seek to put it in fintech and high-yield investments.
Companies are concerned about the vague language of the bill about the applicability of the tax, and the fact that bilateral tax treaties, designed to avoid double taxation, will not function well under these circumstances.
Auditors may have suffered a reputational crisis in the wake of recent corporate financial scandals; but using artificial intelligence and data analytics, the profession hopes to reinvent itself.
Trump's tax plans are expected to lighten corporate taxes, adding to profits of beleaguered US companies.
Collection troubles and resource dependency hamper African governmental efforts to raise revenue.
Gulf nations are the latest in the growing number of countries implementing value-added taxes (VAT) on goods and services.
Cross-Border Payments | Magic is only for fairy tales, but new technologies promise a magical transformation in cross-border payments.
India | The Indian parliament’s adoption of a constitutional amendment bill has paved the way for the biggest tax reform in the $2 trillion economy’s history, as Narendra Modi’s government prepares to usher in a dramatic change in the tax regime: a single goods and services tax (GST) that subsumes all central, state and local levies.
Clement Naples, partner at Latham and Watkins, a global law firm specializing in intellectual property, visited Global Finance to talk trends in patent litigation, valuations and the role of IP in investment decisions.
Hedging Strategies | Billion-dollar fuel-hedging losses offer a counterintuitive lesson for corporates.
Regulations | Compliance in a shifting regulatory environment requires nimble responses.
Trends | Inversions
The US Treasury Department’s recent rules against corporate inversions are intended to stop “serial inverters.”
Tax Reporting & Compliance
The OECD’s “Base Erosion and Profit Shifting” principles are being incorporated into tax laws in some nations, requiring more transparency from corporate treasury departments.