Donald Trump may have alienated some prominent Republicans during his presidential campaign, but he could find common ground with his party’s lawmakers on the subject of US corporate tax reform. This post explores how Trump’s presidency will likely affect US corporate taxation and cash repatriation rules.
On August 30, 2016, the European Commission found that Ireland granted illegal tax benefits to Apple Inc., and demanded that Apple repay €13 billion to Irish tax authorities. We provide a clear, concise summary of the situation and tell you what you need to consider in the wake of the ruling.
This week's Global Glance looks at smoking in France and the global legislative trend that strips tobacco companies of branding privileges while forcing them to include disturbing images on their packaging.
The gender pay gap is a worldwide problem; it exists in every nation. Perhaps the most telling statistic demonstrating this inequality is the gender pay gap: on average, women earn 46% less than men earn. In fact, the annual pay for women only now equals the amount men were earning 10 years ago. Increasing attention to the gender pay gap around the world has inspired governments and advocacy groups to take action. In this climate, it is increasingly important for employers to ensure that they are paying their employees fairly and in compliance with the laws of the countries in which they operate.
In this week's Global Glance we look at how the US-Ireland income tax treaty may save an Irish gambler millions, an international photo essay from a small-motor manufacturer, and the surprising results of a global tree census.