The UK Supreme Court ruled that a supermarket chain was not liable for a data breach caused by a disgruntled employee. The ruling is narrow, however, and employers must consider a number of factors in its wake.
Pillar One is a group of proposals addressing how to tax companies that generate profits where they don’t have a taxable presence under existing principles. This post examines the state of this initiative, which involves 137 countries and has massive implications for multinational groups.
In accordance with Theresa May’s Good Work Plan consultations in 2018, a number of new requirements went into effect this month for UK employers. This post addresses critical changes to written statements of employment.
Australia has made important salary-related changes to a number of modern awards. The new rules impose stricter wage-related reporting requirements on businesses with salaried employees. This post explains the change in more detail, including what you need to do to comply.
The U.S. Congress signed the CARES Act, which provides $2.2 trillion of support for businesses and other groups affected by the pandemic. We summarize some critical elements of the Act that multinational businesses operating in the U.S. should know.
In the face of threatened supply chains, many tax authorities are offering concessions, incentives and rebates. We recommend steps to help your organization stay current with tax-legislative changes around the world.
In January 2021, the EU will implement new VAT rules on products sold across borders through online platforms such as Amazon and eBay. Companies selling tech gadgets, clothing and other tangible goods to EU-based customers must comply.
The UK released its 2020 budget, which will invest an estimated 640 billion pounds into the country’s infrastructure. This post summarizes important tax-related announcements from the budget.
Tax treaties are a critical part of the global economy, with more than 3,000 bilateral agreements in effect. This post looks at how a multinational organization can benefit from a treaty when financing a cross-border acquisition.
The coronavirus is affecting the global economy in many ways, and the situation is constantly changing. Employers and their expat workers in particular must be mindful of the coronavirus and the ways in which state and local governments are responding.
Mexico has joined the growing list of countries imposing a digital tax. In this case, Mexico has extended its VAT law to cover certain digital services provided by foreign suppliers.
Companies hire local talent in India, Poland, Malaysia and other popular target countries to save money and create efficiencies. This posts describes three popular offshoring models, including shared service centres, technology hubs and joint ventures. It also addresses some compliance-related concerns that apply to all three options.