Tax & Accounting Blog

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

HOW THE TPP WILL AFFECT U.S. IMPORTS Part 1

HOW THE TPP WILL AFFECT U.S. IMPORTS Part 1

Blog, Global Trade, ONESOURCE November 24, 2015

The TPP tariff reduction schedule treats party countries differently The breadth of countries covered by the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) and the news coverage surrounding the agreement will compel importers and exporters to spend time and money evaluating the advantage of the proposed duty savings from TPP.  However, it is prudent for companies to … Read More