IABM introduced a new ‘Start-Up’ membership category in January this year. As its name suggests, the new membership category is designed to cater for new companies that have been incorporated for less than two years, enabling them to benefit from the full range of IABM membership services to support them at a critical time in their growth and development, all at a manageable price for what are typically cash-poor, ideas-rich businesses.
We asked Ian Sharpe, CEO of Promethean – one of the new Start-Up members – to let us in on the secrets of getting a new company off the ground successfully. That he replied with his insightful answers within just one hour speaks volumes; as he said, “You don’t start-up by sitting on your hands!”.
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Rankings show at least half of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations sit in the second half, or less complex, end of the financial complexity spectrum. Here’s an overview of corporate tax rates in each country, and some of the other taxes you’ll face when trading within ASEAN. Two years on since its inception, the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) is now an established fact, and investment opportunities within southeast Asia have never been greater. The AEC has reduced trade barriers, going some way to level the playing field among South East Asian nations and attract trade to the region as a whole. Taxation, however, was left out of the regional integration accords of the AEC, so member states are trying to use tax rates to differentiate themselves and ensure it is their country that gets the investment. Many AEC nations have been gradually reducing corporate tax rates in recent years. And therein comes the complexity, despite greater economic cooperation within the region. Tax systems are one of the main drivers of complexity around Asia. The ranking of 94 jurisdictions across the world resulted in three top-10 spots for Asia Pacific: Vietnam ranked 5th most complex for compliance, followed by China...