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Doing Business in the USA, SNABC (Virtual Seminar)

18 November 2021

Could exporting to the US be good for your business?

The USA continues to be Scotland’s top international trading partner with around 17.1% of allsnabc exports entering the United States, worth £5.5 billion. The USA’s size alone, covering four time zones across 50 states and vast cultural differences across regions, means it has to be treated as a series of regional markets, with different characteristics and business practices. Come meet USA trade experts for a virtual ‘whistle-stop’ tour of Scotland’s top export destination. As we steer out of a COVID-19 world, the Scottish North American Business Council (SNABC) is offering the opportunity for advice on your products and services. You will also gain practical tips and guidance which will help you to set up, grow and develop your business from those who have made that journey and continue to do so.

This SNABC event, delivered with partners including, Dentons, Scottish Enterprise and US Consulate Edinburgh and USTAXFS will offer a quick, practical introduction to international trade opportunities in the USA. Significant opportunities exist for Scottish firms across a range of key sectors, spanning: Life sciences, Electronics, Technology, Financial Services, Food and Drink.

Discover how your business can take advantage of opportunities, and what support is available, to help you with a mix of knowledgeable advice from an expert panel, including Nora Rothrock, and Q&As.

Date: Wednesday 18 November 2021
Times: 14:00-15:00
One-to-one meetings to follow.
Location: Virtual (login details upon registration)
Cost: Free to attend

Join us to:

  • Gain valuable insights from US market specialists
  • Find out about the support available to help you expand into the USA
  • Listen to informative panel discussions, ask questions and get essential information on legal and financial issues
  • Hear first-hand accounts of US export experiences from successful Scottish companies
  • Arrange a one-to-one meeting with an expert to discuss initial ideas and first steps

See a list of speakers and REGISTER for this event.

Did you Know?

  • Fact Seven

    Thanks to FATCA banks must disclose their American account holders to the IRS or local tax authority.
  • Fact Six

    The IRS is actively looking for non compliant US persons.
  • Fact Five

    It takes an average of 16 hours to do IRS Form 1040.
  • Fact Four

    There are over 500 IRS tax forms.
  • Fact Three

    Since 1916, illegal income has been taxable.
  • Fact Two

    US persons must file tax
    returns no matter where they live and work.
  • Text One

    7 million Americans abroad
    only 500,000 compliant

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