Tax & Accounting Blog

How The TPP Will Affect U.S. Imports Part 3

How The TPP Will Affect U.S. Imports Part 3

Blog, Global Trade, ONESOURCE December 11, 2015

Six of the eleven party countries to the recently released Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) have already outlined preferential trade rules between themselves and the U.S.[1]  Importers have been taking advantage of preferential duty treatment for products imported from Canada and Mexico under NAFTA since 1993, Singapore since 2003, Chile since 2004, Australia … Read More

Latvia Proposal to Combat VAT Fraud

Latvia Proposal to Combat VAT Fraud

A common theme of our blog space has been the ways various countries are tackling issues of VAT Collection and VAT fraud (see my colleague Anil Kuruvilla‘s posts on India and Puerto Rico, for example, or this piece on Fiji). With proposals contained in the 2016 budget to be voted on by … Read More

Speaker of Brazil Congress Opens Impeachment Proceedings Against President

Speaker of Brazil Congress Opens Impeachment Proceedings Against President

Today’s blog is a guest post from my colleague Karen Heck, a fellow Legal Analyst specializing in Brazil and Latin America for Thomson Reuters Indirect Tax Research. In the same day Congress approved alterations to the 2016 Fiscal Budget, the lower house’s speaker Eduardo Cunha accepted a motion to open impeachment proceedings against President Dilma … Read More