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In the automotive industry where technology is racing forward at an unprecedented rate, emerging trends are multiplying rapidly and pressures on the supply chain to stay ahead of it all are mounting, it is hard to to know where to turn for the latest insights. Auto Trends provides bi-monthly insights into the most top-of-mind issues facing the automotive industry to help keep you in tune with the latest risks, opportunities and trends suppliers are facing today.

Inflation can lead to tax savings for automotive suppliers

Inflation can lead to tax savings for automotive suppliers

During inflationary times, suppliers can reduce taxable income by using the last in, first out cost-flow assumption for inventories.

  • September 04, 2018
Automakers respond to tariff uncertainties with higher prices

Automakers respond to tariff uncertainties with higher prices

The tariff rhetoric has been escalating for months, adding a layer of complexity to supply chain planning and cost management.

  • August 17, 2018
Last call for 2017 permanent tax deductions

Last call for 2017 permanent tax deductions

With proper planning, tax rate arbitrage between 2017 and 2018 can result in significant permanent tax savings for auto OEMs and suppliers.

  • August 10, 2018
The impact of South Dakota v. Wayfair on the automotive industry

The impact of South Dakota v. Wayfair on the automotive industry

The elimination of the sales and use tax physical presence could have a profound impact on the tax compliance obligations of auto suppliers.

  • July 20, 2018
How is ASC 606 affecting the automotive parts suppliers?

How is ASC 606 affecting the automotive parts suppliers?

Some automotive parts entities have encountered accounting and operational challenges in applying the new revenue recognition standard.

  • July 06, 2018
Technology could change business models for OEMs and suppliers

Technology could change business models for OEMs and suppliers

As information on drivers and products becomes available, OEMs and auto suppliers seeking to bring added value need a solid data strategy.

  • June 20, 2018
A new tax credit can help cut costs and attract employees

A new tax credit can help cut costs and attract employees

A new employer credit can help offset the cost of family and medical leaveā€”and in turn help attract qualified employees.

  • June 04, 2018

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Lawrence Keyler
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