Country Budget Reports Issued: UK, South Africa, India
HSP customers in the UK will be interested to learn of the reduced corporate tax rates, higher R&D credit, and lower hiring costs outlined in Budget 2013. Those in South Africa will want to know about the new VAT measures included in the somewhat subdued February 27 budget announcement. Under them, foreign businesses selling digital products to South African customers will be required to register for VAT purposes in South Africa. Customers in India will learn of further delays in GST and GAAR rollouts, as well as unchanged CT, individual income tax and indirect tax rates.
Immigration, Visa and Business Traveler News: Australia, EU, Netherlands, UK, Ireland, Canada
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We sat down with High Street Partners founder and President Larry Harding today, to discuss the details of the $8 million dollar expansion round funding that closed earlier this week. The proceeds have been earmarked for some very exciting initiatives which will further enhance the HSP customer experience.
By William Kirwan, Senior Director, Advisory Services
During a recent High Street Partners panel presentation on best practices for creating overseas entities and getting key staff in-country, my colleague Bill Peiffer was asked for tips on managing expatriate employees. Still a hot topic in the world of global mobility, assigning key professionals to work overseas requires some planning. View Bill's response in this short video excerpt where he wisely recommends creating a written expat policy.
China’s tax systems are some of the most complex in the world. Regulations change at a rapid pace, so if you’re doing business in China or planning to take the leap, make sure you have good advice and systems in place for keeping up with the regular release of important information.
By Saul Howerton, Director of Advisory Services, Americas
Brazil continues to be in the limelight as future host to the World Cup in 2014 and the Summer Olympics in 2016. The country has also become known as a social media mecca, both because its culture is innately social, and because China, another top business expansion market, blocks usage of social media channels, making Brazil especially attractive. Twitter recently opened an office in Sao Paulo, but others have decided to stay away. Why? Because the barriers to entry are high and operating in Brazil is difficult and complex.Avoid Risk By Understanding Brazil's Annual Statutory Payroll Requirement
High Street Partners helps businesses navigate the Brazilian regulatory environment. Each year around this time