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3 More Tips for Nurturing Prospect Relationships Via Email

3 More Tips for Nurturing Prospect Relationships Via Email

In my last post, I offered the first three keys to establishing a rapport with your prospects using email marketing strategies. I called it “e-rapport” because it is a different animal than the kind of rapport that traditional sales professionals are trained to develop during face-to-face meetings and networking events. I talked about … Read More

Minimum Wage Updates—July 2016

Minimum Wage Updates—July 2016

Without much fanfare, several minimum wage changes occurred on July 1, 2016. Minimum wage increases usually take effect on January 1 of each year, but several areas—particularly localities—enacted changes in July due to increased pressure and publicity nationwide around minimum wages. Keep reading for a list of many of these changes and how Thomson Reuters … Read More

South Korea: Tax Revision Bill, 2016 to Make Significant Tax Changes: CbC Reporting

South Korea: Tax Revision Bill, 2016 to Make Significant Tax Changes: CbC Reporting

South Korea’s government says its 2016 Tax Revision Bill focuses on stimulating the economy and improving people’s livelihoods, while pursuing fair and rational taxation. The Ministry of Strategy and Finance says the Bill provides for a range of changes, including Country-by-Country (CbC) reporting under BEPS, R&D incentives, corporate tax credits, tax … Read More

China Tire Industry Is Facing A Storm

China Tire Industry Is Facing A Storm

Blog, Global Trade August 5, 2016

2015 was an awful year for China’s tire industry, as evidenced by the annual figures from China’s tire makers; noting sales down by 20% or more. In the newest report from China Customs (dated Jan 2016), China exported 44.451 million new pneumatic rubber tires. This represents 6.6% decrease year-over-year and an Export Value of USD … Read More

BDO Webcast Analyzes Proposed U.S. Section 385 Regulations

BDO Webcast Analyzes Proposed U.S. Section 385 Regulations

On August 2, 2016, BDO held a webcast on the U.S. Section 385 Proposed Regulations (“Proposed Regulations”), concerning treatment of direct or indirect interests in a related corporation as stock, debt, or as in part stock and in part debt. The panelists included Joseph Calianno, Partner, International Technical Tax Practice Leader … Read More