Basis period rules among tax changes coming up

Although it looks like the next Budget will be pushed back to spring 2022, several tax changes are already on the cards, some more certain than others. The government’s fast progress with reform of the basis period rules for unincorporated businesses has taken some by surprise. Basis period rules The basis of taxation for sole […]

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How to succeed in the Belgium market and avoiding difficulties

In many articles where experts present their country and services through various topics in their comfort zone, one often finds that it is about tax benefits, social benefits, subsidies and so on, and always for prosperous companies that must be able to allocate their profits as profitably as possible after the lowest possible taxation of […]

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TT353: SDLT – complete your residential purchase soon to save £2,500!

SDLT – complete your residential purchase soon to save £2,500! In June 2020 the government temporarily increased the nil rate band for Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) on residential property purchases in an attempt to boost activity in the UK housing market, which had been badly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. That temporary nil rate […]

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Current Outlook on US cryptocurrency taxation

Currently, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) does not have an internal policy on the taxation of all cryptocurrencies per se, but rather on the so-called virtual currencies, which, according to the definition of IRS itself, are any representation of a value through a digital medium, which works as a real exchange currency, unit of account […]

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Cryptocurrency in Brazil: a fiscal guide for those who want to invest in virtual money

Posted by Marcos Ferreira on September 2, 2021 Learn about the investment possibilities in Brazil and what some technical terms such as ‘hard fork’ and ‘airdrop’ mearn Since the emergence of Bitcoin in 2009, cryptocurrencies have achieved increasing success on the global financial scene. In Brazil, the cryptocurrency market is booming. According to data released by Chainalysis, a Blockchain analysis […]

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Updates of the Week: The current scenario of startups in Brazil

Posted by Aline Ribeiro on September 6, 2021 Bruno Drummond comments on the Startups boom Check out the full audio of the interview in our Podcast: In the third episode of the “Updates of the Week” segment, we talked with Bruno Drummond, partner and founder of Drummond Advisors, about the boom of startups in Brazil. According to Drummond, […]

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Are You Eligible For The R&D Tax Incentive?

Businesses involved in research and development (R&D) projects can claim a 15% tax credit for the 2019-20 income year. R&D has a specific statutory definition for the purposes of tax credit which is not the same as the commercial, engineering or accounting definitions. The tax credit is not just for scientific research but also for […]

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Vivian Mao Mentors Young Professionals at Study Melbourne Hub’s Pitch Bootcamp

Vivian Mao, Partner at Dezan Shira & Associates’ Shanghai office, joined Study Melbourne Hub’s Pitch Bootcamp as a judge and mentor. Hosted alongside AustCham Shanghai, the Pitch Bootcamp was a one-day career acceleration program designed to bring together talented youth from Victorian universities as well as local executives and professionals. Over 70 students and 60+ […]

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It’s going to be easier to open a company in Brazil. Check it out!

Provisional Measure (PM) 1.040/2021, which facilitates the opening of companies in Brazil, was approved by President Jair Bolsonaro (no party).  The PM’s text was edited in March, came into force at the start of August, and is now set. The highlights of the new law are the automatic issuance of of licenses and operating permits […]

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Wage Subsidy, Resurgence Support Payments And Leave Support Scheme

As we are back at COVID 19 Level 4 for a minimum period of 7 days for Auckland and 3 days for the rest of the country, the wage subsidy, resurgence support payment and the leave support scheme are available. Wages Subsidy (WS) This is available when we move to COVID Alert Levels 3 and […]

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Ines Liu Joins “Women in Tech: Women Support Women” Panel Discussion as Moderator

On August 30 2021, Ines Liu, International Business Advisory Manager, took part in and moderated the panel discussion – Women in Tech: Women Support Women – hosted by the European Chamber of Commerce Beijing Chapter. Over the years, women have come a long way in the workforce, and have made great strides in leadership roles.  […]

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New Ordinance (NO. 25/2021-DIREX/PF) extends the suspension of migratory periods and extends the period for Regularization with the Federal Police

New Ordinance NO. 25/2021 – DIREX/PF, of August 17, 2021 was published in the Official Federal Gazette, providing for the extension of the period for migratory regularization in the scope of Federal Police. Considering that there is still a significant number of immigrants pending regularization in Brazil, with the gradual resumption of appointments with and service […]

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