In 2009, Greece was sucked into a vortex of mounting public debt, austerity measures, workers’ strikes, referendums and bailouts that’s still spinning. Last week, Greece and its creditors announced an agreement for more Greek austerity measures in exchange for more bailout funds.
US-based organizations often look to Hong Kong as a target country to gain a foothold into other major Asian markets. This post examines Hong Kong’s tax regime, administrative requirements and other factors to help readers determine if Hong Kong might be a suitable expansion destination for their organizations.
Last week, Australia and China unveiled a joint statement on cybersecurity. The agreement is a reminder that, in the words of Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull, “the need for an open, free and secure internet goes far beyond economics.”
Businesses operating in the UK must be aware of a new apprenticeship levy that came into effect April 6, 2017. Here's a summary of what employers need to know to comply with the new tax law.
The Australian Taxation Office issued a combined $2.9 billion in tax bills this month to seven multinationals, including Apple, Google and Microsoft. The ATO’s actions come three months before the effective date of Australia’s widely heralded diverted profits tax, known as the Google tax. Here’s what you need to know about this important legislation.
The UK's Making Tax Digital measure will help businesses stay on top of their affairs and make fewer tax mistakes. The plan is part of a worldwide movement to digitize tax collection.
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.
Permanent establishment is an important subject for any company operating or planning to operate in another country. We asked Tom Lickess, Radius’ director of international tax, to talk about the basics of permanent establishment and how related laws are changing in today’s connected economy.
IMF chief Christine Lagarde spoke last week at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, DC. She warned global policymakers that they need to take steps now to spur productivity growth.
Here are some areas of international employment multinationals must consider in a time of widespread global regulatory change.
London is home to some 200,000 French expats and is sometimes facetiously called France’s sixth largest city. Brexit-related uncertainties have some London-based French expats worried, while French authorities see an opportunity to woo them back home.
France will hold its presidential election on April 23. By most accounts, the election has the potential to cause significant global upheaval.