The Trump administration imposed a third round of tariffs on Chinese goods, covering roughly $200 billion of imports from China. China retaliated with $60 billion of tariffs. We tell you if this is likely to be a prolonged battle and what US companies need to consider now.
Barclays announced that UK authorities have launched investigations into CEO Jef Staley’s conduct related to two whistleblower claims. The affair sheds light on the ambiguity of whistleblower laws and on the benefits and disadvantages of protecting whistleblowers’ anonymity.
The OECD’s BEPS recommendations have affected tax regimes all over the world. This post focuses on the US’s own tax landscape as it relates to BEPS, including the implementation of a country-by-country reporting requirement and changes to the US’s income tax treaties with other countries.
US tax filing due dates have been changed for the first time in more than three decades, including returns for partnerships and corporations. The changes go into effect starting with 2016 US tax returns, which will be filed in calendar year 2017. This post contains an easy-to-read chart showing the new (and former) due dates.
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 the Pew’s new digital economy survey; how Senator Warren’s speech on the gig economy sparked a global debate; and France's ongoing labor unrest.
Welcome back to Global Glance. This week we look at Apple begging in Brussels; swearing in the US and the UK; and a cleric's declaration that chess is the work of the devil.