Category: Toyota

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...

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...

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...