Archives for November 2016

How Do Different Countries Compare for Tax?

If you are starting a business, there are plenty of taxes you need to think about in your financial forecasting. Lots of taxes affect business owners either directly or indirectly, from capital gains tax through to the rate of VAT on your products. In the USA, our taxation is structured on a state and federal […]

Protect Your Credit Card: 5 Easy Ways To Make Safer Purchases Online

The United States is THE global hotbed for credit card fraud. In fact, the U.S. is responsible for 47 percent of the world’s card fraud despite only conducting 24 percent of worldwide transaction volume. (Source: Barclays’ Security in Payments: A Look into Fraud, Fraud Prevention, & the Future, May 22, 2015) Historically, card fraud […]

Why Personalized Paper Shopping Bags are so Versatile

Are you planning a party or special event? With so many creative ideas available, it’s often hard to choose. But one great idea is personalized paper bags. Let’s take a look at what they are and why they are so incredibly versatile to use. When it comes to planning a party or occasion, you always […]

Why Companies Merge, and Why They Split

In the world of business, you’ll often see companies merge, or else do the opposite and split into two or more separate entities. There are lots of different reasons for this, but watching from the outside, it can be hard to gauge whether there was any real advantage in either move, and whether these practices […]

Paying and Being Paid in a Foreign Currency: How to Safeguard Your Interests

When you go on holiday, you shop around to make sure that you’re getting the best exchange rate you possibly can, but when this rate is poor, you simply don’t get as much for your money. It’s an unpleasant reality, and one that you do everything you can to lessen the effect of. It’s the […]