CPA Response to G20 Statement on Currency Undervaluations

Contact: Sara Haimowitz, 202.688.5145, [email protected] An Enforcement Regime is Needed On February 19, 2013, the Group of Twenty Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (G20) issued a communique which addressed global currency misalignments.  In it, they pledged to: “move more rapidly toward more market-determined exchange rate systems and exchange rate flexibility to reflect underlying fundamentals,…

CPA Response to G20 Statement on Currency Undervaluation

An Enforcement Regime is Needed On February 19, 2013, the Group of Twenty Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (G20) issued a communique which addressed global currency misalignments.  In it, they pledged to: “move more rapidly toward more market-determined exchange rate systems and exchange rate flexibility to reflect underlying fundamentals, and avoid persistent exchange rate…

“Manufacturing in the Golden State” Event a Success

News Release Contact:  Sara Haimowitz, 202.688.5145, [email protected] CPA and Legislators Host Trade Summit The Coalition for a Prosperous America hosted a one-day trade and economic summit, “Manufacturing in the Golden State: Making California Thrive,” in conjunction with state Senator Mark Wyland and Assembly Majority Leader Toni Atkins on February 14, 2013.  More than 150 participants explored changes…

What the VAT!?

By Greg Autry, CPA Economist I was working on an updated  map of nations that use a Value Added Tax (VAT) for the Coalition for a Prosperous America and thought I’d share it. Nations in RED have a VAT. Nations in BLUE don’t. Basically, the VAT is a national sales tax on products sold, at various levels…