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Who we are
Ecovis is a leading global consulting firm with its origins in Continental Europe. It has almost 9,300 people operating in more than 80 countries. Its consulting focus and core competencies lie in the areas of tax consultation, accounting, auditing and legal advice. The particular strength of Ecovis is the combination of personal advice at a local level with the general expertise of an international and interdisciplinary network of professionals.
Corporate social responsibility
It is with continuing dismay that we witness the continuing effects of the war in Ukraine. While we stand in solidarity with the people of Ukraine in the wake of this unprovoked attack, we also want to provide concrete help. Among those affected are many Ukrainian children and young people who have had to leave their homes either alone or with their mothers and embark on an arduous journey into an uncertain future.
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System and Organization Controls: Which compliance standard is the most suitable
System and Organization Controls (SOC) in versions SOC 1®, SOC 2® and SOC 3® are auditing and reporting standards of the AICPA (American Institute of Certified Public Accountants). These standards enable service providers such as data center operators or cloud providers to ensure and prove to their customers that they have the effective controls and measures necessary to provide the required services securely. The Ecovis consultants know the details.
Real estate tax France: 3% annual tax on the market value of real estate properties
French and foreign legal entities owning real estate in France could be subject to file a tax return every year. Failure to comply may lead to an automatic tax of three percent based on the market value of the property. The Ecovis experts explain the details.
Tax on share options: Employee stock ownership plan in Croatia
Employee stock ownership has become a magnet for hiring new employees in Croatia. It is likely to become even more popular and widespread if legislators make necessary changes to the tax treatment of giving employees a share in ownership.
China’s tax policy encourages new benefits
The Chinese government has introduced new and very important tax policy measures. These include tax advantages for investment in office equipment, a new tax calculation method for annual bonus payments, and tax exemptions for foreigners. The new regulations are due to apply from 2024.