Taxes and Laws in the United States - guidance from the Department for International Trade

United States financial, legal and tax basics in one handy place

You’ve shortlisted the United States of America (USA) as a potential new market. Understanding its entry requirements, U.S. business laws, United States taxes, and customs considerations is key to ensuring success in the US market.1

The USA is the world’s largest economy and has the world’s largest private sector. Its economy is also the most technologically advanced, and has a relatively low regulatory environment and language barriers. With its stable laws and huge sales potential, it’s the UK’s top export destination.

The challenge

Take advantage of the opportunities in the USA by understanding the tax and legal requirements of doing business there.

Learn more

The Department of International Trade (DIT) has created an easy-to-use guide to doing business worldwide. Its information on the USA includes:

Learn more about doing business in the USA.

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  1. The materials provided on the site are for informational purposes only. For financial, tax, or legal advice, consult a specialist.