Category: Toyota

S. Korea Probing Toyota Korea over Suspected Tax Evasion

South Korea’s tax authorities have been investigating the local importer of Toyota and luxury Lexus vehicles over suspected tax evasions since late 2016, industry sources said Friday. In November, the Seoul office of the National Tax Service (NTS) launched a tax audit into Toyota Korea over suspicions that it paid… – Continue reading

China tax cut on small cars seen lifting sales, VW to benefit

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China has halved sales tax on small cars to revive growth in the world’s biggest automobile market, a move likely to provide a limited boost to carmakers including Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE), the company embroiled in a global diesel emissions scandal. The cut in sales tax on cars… – Continue reading

Luxury Car Tax “unfair”, says Audi

The Luxury Car Tax (LCT) is “absolutely an unfair tax”, says Audi general manager of corporate communications Anna Burgdorf. The LCT, which was implemented in Australia on July 1, 2000, was designed to protect the local car industry and slug buyers of ‘luxury cars’ with a 25.0 per cent tax… – Continue reading

Canada: Increasing Corporate Penalties And Risk Management (Update To “Seven Corporate Sins As A Source Of Government Revenue And Economic Stimulus”)

Introduction Soft commodity prices, divergent monetary policies across major economies, high unemployment rates and weak world trade have all conspired to slow down global economic recovery over the past seven years. Consequently, governments have had to cut spending as future revenues remain uncertain. This has led governments to look for… – Continue reading

Japan companies face pressure to use near-record cash stockpiles to help drive growth

TOKYO: Japan companies have pressure to use their near-record cash stockpiles to help drive growth, with Finance Minister Taro Aso saying Thursday the government should consider a tax to prod businesses into action. “Japan should carefully consider issues like this,” Aso said in Parliament in response to a question from… – Continue reading

Toyota, Mitsui, Marubeni to sign first set of pacts

Mitsui, Toyota and Marubeni are likely to be among Japanese companies that would sign the first set of bilateral advance-pricing agreements (APA) with India shortly. These agreements will provide certainty to Japanese multinational firms operating in India and avoid conflicts over sharing of taxes between India and that country. Two… – Continue reading