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From ECOVIS Network: Avoiding Compliance Risks for International Managers in China

From ECOVIS Network: Avoiding Compliance Risks for International Managers in China

Ecovis Beijing advises legal representatives, board members or company managers on how to meet compliance regulations in China.  Every limited liability company registered in China must have a legal representative who represents the company in the exercise of its rights and obligations. This position comes with numerous powers and responsibilities. A legal representative is granted

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From ECOVIS Network: OECD’s Multilateral Instrument Comes into Force in Canada

From ECOVIS Network: OECD’s Multilateral Instrument Comes into Force in Canada

Canada’s adoption of the Multilateral Instrument (MLI), as part of the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting initiative, comes into force on 1 December 2019. The introduction of the MLI amends a significant number of Canada’s tax treaties which will affect: Withholding taxes, beginning 1 January 2020 Other taxes, for taxation years beginning on or after

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From ECOVIS Network: Possible Complications from Lower Corporate Tax in the US

From ECOVIS Network: Possible Complications from Lower Corporate Tax in the US

With the US tax reform, the corporate tax rate was lowered to 21%. That sounds good, but what are the collateral issues for inbound investment? Tax reform in the Unites States has reduced the federal corporate income tax rate from 35% to 21%, however exclusive of state and local taxes. This rate may be reduced

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From ECOVIS Network: Ultimate Beneficial Owner in Peru

From ECOVIS Network: Ultimate Beneficial Owner in Peru

The Peruvian tax authority, SUNAT, requires that legal entities and legal companies submit Ultime Beneficial Owner (UBO) information. Among other things, this is to prevent tax avoidance, money laundering and the financing of terrorism. This regulation also allows Peru to comply with its obligations concerning mutual administrative assistance in tax matters. The Supreme Decree 003-2019-EF

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From ECOVIS Network: 4th Edition of the ECOVIS Americas Magazine

From ECOVIS Network: 4th Edition of the ECOVIS Americas Magazine

From the content of the magazine: Auditor’s role: creating value with information; Opinion on US tax reform Uruguay implements preventive measures against money-laundering And more 2019 Issue 04 English

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From ECOVIS Network: The 3rd Edition of the ECOVIS Americas Magazine

From ECOVIS Network: The 3rd Edition of the ECOVIS Americas Magazine

From the content of the magasine: Going Out of America Worforce in Paraguay Graylisted: Panama Etc. 2019 Issue 03

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From ECOVIS Network: United Kingdom Immigration Legal Updates    

From ECOVIS Network: United Kingdom Immigration Legal Updates    

This year has seen substantial changes in British immigration law, and there is more in the pipeline. In this article we examine the changes so far and explain their implications. The major changes include the full implementation of the EU Settlement Scheme, new visa routes for start-ups and innovators, and crucial updates to the Tier

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From ECOVIS Network: New Reporting Requirements for International Transactions in the US

From ECOVIS Network: New Reporting Requirements for International Transactions in the US

As global economics have prospered due to increasing cross-border trade and international business transactions, the US government has introduced new tax regulations governing how these transactions are accounted for. Here is a description of two of the many forms now required to be filed by taxpayers with foreign business transactions or foreign related parties. These

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From ECOVIS Network: UK – Auditing and the Culture of Embracing Change

From ECOVIS Network: UK – Auditing and the Culture of Embracing Change

Changes to be navigated by Ecovis UK over the coming years     ECOVIS Wingrave Yeats recently registered as a non-US registered firm with the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) in order to ensure that our UK audits meet the needs of all stakeholders in future. Luckily, we have a culture of embracing change at

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From the ECOVIS Network: China – Brand Protection

From the ECOVIS Network: China – Brand Protection

The US fashion brand Supreme wins trademark rights in China In the western part of the world, China is notorious for manufacturing and selling counterfeit branded products. This raises the question of whether it makes any sense to register a trademark in a country like China. A trademark is primarily used to market products and

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