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The Commerce Clause – Due Process and Cross Border Taxation

Introduction

Cross border taxation risks of international enterprise incorporates two basic themes, one of which is the interpretation of the United States Commerce Clause and the Due Process distinction from jurisdictional analysis. It is one of the two basic aspects that govern the authority of a source and resident country or state to tax international commerce.

In the electronic commerce world the courts have embraced an evolution of Due Process requisite of jurisdiction and of commerce. That analysis for both turns upon the judicial case law evolution that focuses on the contact with the state or country that imposes taxation from their border. Read more

Due Process And Regulation of Commerce – Offshore Financial Centers Cross Border Taxation

Introduction

International transactions pose particularly difficult legal risks because the international legal system is basically in its infancy. Foremost on the immediate horizon are the risks associated with electronic commerce and taxation implications when melded with the notion of jurisdiction, specifically the aspect of due process requisite to jurisdiction and the application of the commerce clause.

In order to appreciate cross-border electronic commerce legal risk associated with authority to tax, an underlying foundation of jurisdiction in general in an international context is required. This writing will approach these legal risks with two basic themes Read more

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