US Border Adjustment Tax: All You Need to Know
Duration: 60 Minutes
This 60 minute webinar comprehends that nothing dominates the importing and exporting scenario in the United States more readily today than the discussion around a border tax. With a long-standing trade deficit, the U.S. imports far more than it exports and the proposed border adjustment tax (BAT) would hit imports for an additional 20%. There are supporters and detractors on both sides.
America first policy may move the Trump Administration to take action under existing Executive and Legislative powers. President Trump orders Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to complete a study of trade imbalance in 90 days.
Objectives of the Presentation
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- What would a 20% Border Tax Adjustment proposed by House Republicans mean for the American people?
- What would the 20% Border Tax mean for the US and other economies?
- How would a Border Tax affect Mexico and Canada? Could it send their economies into a down ward spin?
Why Should you Attend
- Learn what a border adjustment tax is
- Determine if your industry will be affected by the tax
- Learn what the current trade deficit is, and why it's important to all Americans
- Learn what a border tax will mean for Canada and Mexico
- Learn what the current deficit is with China and why that is important to American businesses
- Learn what a new Border tax would mean for your industry?
- Determine if your business will be affected even if you don't import or export
- Learn what signs to look for in news reports that could put you ahead of the crowd There is a lot of posturing and noise before action is taken by Congress and the President
- Learn what countries may retaliate and what that will mean for the US globally. Will the WTO step in and try and balance any action
- Learn what power the President of the US actually has when it comes to imports and exports. Could other branches of government stop the administration from changes that would be detrimental?
Who will Benefit
- What is the Border Adjustment Tax?
- Where Canada and Mexico stand on the issue
- China's point of view on the tax
- What it will mean for the average American consumer
- What industries will be affected the most
- Finance professionals
- Global tax professionals
- Trade compliance professionals
- Logistics managers
- Company compliance officers
- Import/export professionals
- Finance and tax professionals
- Brokers and forwarders
- Legal department
- Corporate IT professionals
- Corporate directors