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.
Starting in April, the UK government will tax income derived from intellectual property held by non-UK companies in low-tax jurisdictions. We explain the new rule, who has to follow it and how it reflects a global trend.
The UK’s Autumn Budget leaves in place the UK’s low 19 percent corporate tax while vowing to tighten tax rules and crack down on online sales. This post addresses the main points of interest for corporations.
In just three days, a new UK law will go into effect that makes it easier for regulatory authorities to directly prosecute companies that fail to prevent tax evasion.
The Australian Taxation Office issued a combined $2.9 billion in tax bills this month to seven multinationals, including Apple, Google and Microsoft. The ATO’s actions come three months before the effective date of Australia’s widely heralded diverted profits tax, known as the Google tax. Here’s what you need to know about this important legislation.
The UK's Making Tax Digital measure will help businesses stay on top of their affairs and make fewer tax mistakes. The plan is part of a worldwide movement to digitize tax collection.
Today’s superstar athletes are powerful corporate brands, and they and their teams are looking for creative ways to reduce personal and corporate taxation. UK soccer clubs are compensating players and some coaches under a tax scheme that has some wondering if teams, players and coaches are effectively engaging in tax evasion.
The UK’s Autumn Statement 2016 takes Brexit and many other factors into account. This post summarizes the critical points from the Statement that US multinationals should know, including the UK Chancellor's confirmation that the UK will honor its rolling schedule of corporate tax cuts.
Brexit will have a profound impact on the UK. Years before it takes effect, it’s already influencing Britain’s socioeconomic, political and business climate. Here are five important developments you need to follow if you do business in the UK or with UK-based businesses.
Yesterday UK voters decided to leave the European Union. The decision will have serious implications for multinationals operating in the UK. It’s important to keep in mind, however, that any changes resulting from yesterday’s referendum are months away. Now is the time to take a measured approach to how your business will likely operate in a UK that is not part of the EU, basing your strategy on the probable consequences of yesterday’s vote.
In any tax system, a high level of certainty is required for both ease of tax administration and the efficient collection of tax liabilities. Likewise, for companies and their stakeholders, domestic and international tax-related certainty is a fundamental goal. The UK’s EU referendum and potential exit from the European Union represent serious threats to this desired stability. And the biggest challenge businesses will face from a potential “Brexit” will be negotiating the resulting uncertainty.
The coming UK referendum on whether to remain in or leave the European Union could have serious ramifications for multinationals operating in the UK. This post is the first of a three-part Radius series examining a potential Brexit and the related legal, HR and tax implications companies should be aware of.