United States: Tax Changes To The Maquiladora Industry
Last Updated: February 11 2015

Start Time: Feb 18, 2015 3:00 PM ET

End Time: Feb 18, 2015 4:30 PM ET

Location Details: Online

Event Type: Webcast

Recommended CPE Credits: 1.5

Audience: Everyone

Contact: Julia Dolinsky

Phone: +1 202 521 1516

Email: julia.dolinsky@us.gt.com

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Program Content:

In 2014, Mexico implemented significant tax reforms affecting U.S. multinationals' Mexican investments and subsidiaries, including related income. "maquiladoras" are among the taxpayers most affected. This webcast will discuss how those tax reforms have affected the maquiladora industry in the following areas:

1. VAT

  • Certification process
  • Alternate compliance measures given new tax norms
  • Other forms of recovery of tax paid by imports

2. The definition for maquiladoras under different legal systems

3. Income tax law

  • Process for filing an advance pricing agreement
  • Convenience of using a safe harbor
  • Benefits for continuing to operate in Mexico under the maquiladora program

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the most recent changes to the maquiladora industry
  • Explain the certification process for maquiladoras
  • Analyze the most important changes affecting U.S.-based companies
  • Identify opportunities for use of advance pricing agreements and safe harbor rules

Recommended Field of Study:Taxes

Program Level: Overview

Prerequisite: None

Delivery Method: Group—internet

If you have any questions or encounter any difficulties while enrolling, please contact technical support via phone at +1 877 398 9939, via email at GTWebcast@level3.com, or visit our webcasting frequently asked questions page.

If you have any questions regarding CPE credit, please contact CPE support via phone at +1 630 396 5831, via email at CPEEvents@us.gt.com, or visit our webcast CPE information page.

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