2023 3rd Quarter U.S. Economic & Investment Market Review

In an era of economic uncertainty and fluctuating market dynamics, the United States finds itself at a crossroads. The nation’s economic landscape has showcased a mix of resilience and vulnerability, with signs of optimism balanced by looming risks.

2023 2nd Quarter U.S. Economic & Investment Market Review

Despite being better than expected, the risk of an economic recession lingers for the second quarter of 2023 in the US economy and stock market. In this review, we will examine various aspects, including the labor market, inflation, Fed tightening cycle, and other countries’ economies.

Corporation vs LLC: Which Should I Choose?

The decision to form either a limited liability company (LLC) or a corporation depends on the type of business that an individual is creating, the possible tax consequences of forming the entity, and other
considerations. Both types of entities have the significant legal advantage of helping to protect assets from creditors and providing an extra layer of protection against legal liability.

2023 1st Quarter U.S. Investment Market Review

Volatility continued to challenge investors in the first quarter as financial sector weakness, elevated inflation and an uncertain outlook for monetary policy sent markets through twists and turns after a strong start to the year. Despite this, many sectors have managed gains year-to-date, a welcome development after last year’s losses.

Should You Form Your Startup in Delaware?

New startups always face the decision of where to incorporate. Often they have heard that Delaware is the ‘best’ place to incorporate for tax or corporate governance reasons. Business owners are not aware of the added duties and responsibilities of incorporating outside of your state of residence. The default should always be incorporating in the state of operations or residence.

The U.S. economy is teetering on the edge of recession

Entering the first quarter of 2023, there is a growing danger that the U.S. economy could slip into recession. While the U.S. consumer has been largely resilient so far, higher interest rates have weighed on home-building, trade and business investment.

Website Renewal

We are pleased to announce the renewal of our website.The renewal has improved the structure and design of the website to make it easier for everyone to view and find information. We will continue to improve the content and provide up-to-date information.

FATCA & FBAR Reporting

Pursuant to the provisions of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), foreign financial institutions (FFIs) — including foreign banks, brokers, insurance companies and investment funds — must disclose to the IRS certain information about accounts owned by United States persons.

One Point Advice on Transfer Pricing Taxation

Transfer pricing is a taxation to set appropriate prices for cross-border transactions with foreign related parties based on the “arm’s-length principle” and to require appropriate tax payment in each country.