CPA Statement on Tariff Deferral

We appreciate President Trump’s statement yesterday that he is NOT planning on deferring the collection of tariffs. We can no longer listen to the advice of the stateless multinationals.  American companies, including CPA members, are suffering from a crash in demand. This is not a recession caused by lack of cheap goods. It is caused…

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FORCED LABOR, TARIFFS, AND BUYBACKS

Editor’s note: Beth Baltzan explains how the law currently prevents importation of products made in whole or in part by forced labor.  We remember the Tariff Act of 1930 because it included the infamous Smoot-Hawley tariffs. But we should remember it for something much more important: it prohibited imports made with forced labor.  Back in the day,…

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