SouthViews No. 143, 17 February 2017
Beware of the new US protectionist plan, the border adjustment tax
By Martin Khor
A new protectionist device is being planned in the United States that could devastate the exports of developing countries and cause American and other foreign companies to relocate. The complexities and implications of the proposed border adjustment tax are explained in this article. A version of this article was published by IPS. A second article on this issue will be published soon.
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This article was tagged: Border Adjustment Tax, Export Restrictions, International Taxation, President Trump, Taxation, Taxation in Developing Countries, United States (US)