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March 7, 2019

Mexico | Fiscal reform in the United States: No significant effects yet for Mexico

Effective from January 1, 2018, President Trump's fiscal reform enforced, among other aspects, a reduction of the federal corporate income tax rate from 35% to 20%. As soon as discussions on the reform began, concerns started to arise in Mexico regarding its possible impact on investment in our country.

March 6, 2019

Mexico | Fiscal reform in the United States: No significant effects yet for Mexico

Effective from January 1, 2018, President Trumps fiscal reform enforced, among other aspects, a reduction of the federal corporate income tax rate from 35% to 20%. As soon as discussions on the reform began, concerns started to arise in Mexico regarding its possible impact on investment in our country.

November 9, 2018

Colombia | Financing Law: broad strokes and pending issues

The bill covers three main issues: VAT reform, a marginal increase in the tax burden on the highest earners, and a reduction in the tax burden on businesses.

October 8, 2018

More taxes on banks: no free lunch

It is always best to be very careful with changes in taxes. Increases can be dangerous if they hamper growth and job creation, just as reductions can be if they affect the sustainability of the welfare state and equity. So, What is the extent of the effects of an additional tax on banks?

September 25, 2018

Spain | Macroeconomic effects of taxes on the banking system

Tax increases in the banking sector have been the subject of intense debate since the start of the international financial crisis in 2007. This Observatory evaluates the effects of taxes on banking in Spain within three different alternatives: an additional tax on profits, on deposits and on the volume of loans.

December 18, 2017

U.S. | Tax reform and home prices: Is there a cause for concern?

The net effect of the proposed tax changes on house prices will be limited. Doubling the standard deduction will increase the incentives to rent. The lower cap on mortgage interest deduction can lower prices of homes in higher price ranges over time. Other tax proposals will tighten housing market conditions and generate up…
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December 18, 2017

Market Comment | Global market rally ahead of Trump’s tax legislation approval