Tax & Accounting Blog

China New Customs Inspection Changes

China New Customs Inspection Changes

Blog, Global Trade, ONESOURCE December 29, 2016

On 19 June 2016, the China State Council released the Decision of Revising Customs Inspection Rules of the People’s Republic of China (State Council Announcement [2016] No.670), which took effect on 1 October 2016. Because the last version of Customs Inspection Rules was released in 1997, the State Council spent two years trying to understand … Read More

Country-by-Country Reporting Proposals Achieve Royal Assent in Canada

Country-by-Country Reporting Proposals Achieve Royal Assent in Canada

On December 15, 2016, Bill C-29 (“Bill”) received Royal Assent by the Canadian Parliament, implementing certain proposed and confirmed provisions from the March 22, 2016 budget. The Bill includes amendments to the Income Tax Act (“Act”) with respect to CbC reporting (proposed in March 22 budget) and the common reporting standard for the … Read More

Fighting Income Inequality on the Wrong Battlefield

Fighting Income Inequality on the Wrong Battlefield

David Brunori is a partner at Quarles and Brady and a Professor at The George Washington University. The Portland, Oregon city council recently voted to impose a unique (and uniquely bad from a policy perspective) tax on corporations. The tax will address “income inequality” in Portland, presumably by making everyone poorer. If the law goes … Read More