Chinese economic growth declined to 6.5% in the third quarter from 6.7% in Q2, as an intensifying trade conflict with the US began to affect Chinese companies. The Q3 growth rate is the lowest China has experienced since the financial crisis.
The Internal Revenue Service has issued guidance explaining that although the law known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has eliminated the personal exemption deduction, taxpayers still qualify for the Sec. 36B premium tax credit and have to pay the Sec. 5000A shared-responsibility payment.
Performance-calibration sessions, in which managers meet and discuss their evaluations of their teams, should be an essential component of the employee-review process. These sessions can eliminate bias and ensure rewards and promotions are distributed fairly.
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The Trump administration is preparing to withdraw the US from the 144-year-old Universal Postal Union, which coordinates postal service among various countries. White House officials said the treaty is unfair because it allows China and other countries to ship certain packages to the US inexpensively, a provision the US wants to renegotiate.
"At the core of internal auditing is our ability to communicate our work in a way that excites people to initiate positive change," writes Jim Pelletier, IIA vice president of standards and professional knowledge. "Unfortunately, that's more difficult than one would think."
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