Regulatory Climate Among Risks for Retailers

May 20, 2013 2:46 PM  By

Government deficits, payroll, tax increases and internet sales tax legislations are among retailers top reglatory worries, according to this infographic by BDO, a U.S. professional services firsm providing assurance, tax, financial advisory and consulting services to a wide range of publically traded and privately held companies. According to the infographic, 97% cite federal, state and local regulations are at risk. Fifty-Seven percent note environmental regulations are at risk, up from 42% in 2012.  Sixty-nine percent note concerns over accounting standards and regulations, up from 58%in 2012.