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Thursday, March 5

Thomson Reuters Checkpoint Catalyst Launches E-Commerce Tax Content for Subscribers

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Press Releases
Thursday, March 5 Thomson Reuters Checkpoint Catalyst Launches E-Commerce Tax Content for Subscribers

NEW YORK, March 5, 2015 – Thomson Reuters today announced that Checkpoint Catalyst has introduced e-commerce content focused on purely electronic transactions, in addition to our cloud computing and sales and use tax nexus coverage. Checkpoint Catalyst, which is built on the award-winning Checkpoint platform and launched last June, is a new [...]

Wednesday, February 18 Thomson Reuters Checkpoint Releases Special Report on the President’s Fiscal Year 2016 Budget

NEW YORK, February 17, 2015 – Thomson Reuters Checkpoint has released a special report, President’s Fiscal Year 2016 Budget. The President’s budget contains a host of individual and business tax proposals. This report examines some of the budget’s highlights, including the President’s strategy to strengthen the middle class and help working families. Key [...]

Friday, January 30 Thomson Reuters Expands Checkpoint Learning Tax Research Certificate Program to the Academic Market

NEW YORK, January 30, 2015 – Thomson Reuters today announced it is expanding the Checkpoint Learning Tax Research Certificate Program to the academic market. The program is designed to help students develop foundational tax research knowledge, ensuring consistency and accuracy in their research while displaying competence to prospective employers. This valuable resource can be [...]

Thursday, January 29 Thomson Reuters Checkpoint Releases a Special Report on Capitalizing or Deducting Expenditures under the Tangible Property Regulations

NEW YORK, January 29, 2015 — Thomson Reuters Checkpoint has released a special report, Capitalizing or Deducting Expenditures under the Tangible Property Regulations. The report is intended to help guide tax practitioners in determining which expenditures on tangible properties should be deductible or capitalized. The report seeks to clarify the proper categorization of [...]

Tuesday, January 27 Thomson Reuters Checkpoint Releases 1040 Checklist Covering Affordable Care Act Requirements for Tax Practitioners

NEW YORK, January 27, 2015 — Thomson Reuters Checkpoint has released a free 1040 Checklist for Determining Minimum Essential Health Insurance Coverage. The Affordable Care Act has introduced two new reporting requirements that will figure prominently on many 2014 Form 1040 returns: the premium tax credit and the individual shared responsibility penalty. “These [...]

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Lisa Travnik
PR contact for: Solutions for Corporations

Lisa Travnik is the public relations contact for ONESOURCE tax technology, working out of our New York and Hoboken offices. She can be reached for news and insights on corporate tax, tax compliance, tax technology, transfer pricing, etc.

Phone:+1 212.404.8689
Email: Lisa.Travnik@ThomsonReuters.com


Dana Greenstein
PR contact for: Solutions for Accounting Firms

Dana Greenstein is Public Relations Manager for the Knowledge Solutions and Professional business units within the Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters. In this role, she promotes media engagement and strategic relationships for flagship offerings such as Checkpoint and the CS Professional Suite.

Phone:+1 212.337.4129
Email: Dana.Greenstein@ThomsonReuters.com


Christopher H. Barlow
PR contact for: Solutions for Governments

Christopher Barlow is the Director of Strategic Relations & Communications for Thomson Reuters. He works to promote Aumentum land administration and property tax solutions for governments worldwide. His work includes partnering with governments, multilateral organizations, industry institutions and media outlets to better communicate the value of improved governance through securing land tenure and enhancing government revenue generation capabilities. He currently works out of Thomson Reuters Washington, D.C. offices.

Phone:+1 202.756.0608
Email: Christopher.Barlow@ThomsonReuters.com


APAC (Asia Pacific) & EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa)

Tina Allen
PR contact for: APAC and EMEA

Tina Allen is the public relations director for Tax & Accounting in Asia Pacific and EMEA. Working out of our London offices, she can be reached for news and insights on Tax & Accounting in both Asia Pacific and EMEA.

Phone:+44 (0) 207 375 6814
Mobile+44 (0) 766 922022
Email: Tina.Allen@ThomsonReuters.com


Grace Harvey
PR contact for: APAC

Grace Harvey is the public relations manager for Tax & Accounting in Asia Pacific. Working out of the Sydney office, she can be reached for news and insights on Tax & Accounting in Asia Pacific.

Phone:+ 61 2 9373 1568
Mobile+ 61 0466 329 364
Email: Grace.Harvey@ThomsonReuters.com


Latin America & Iberia

Luciana Leite
PR contact for: Latin America, Iberia regions

Luciana Leite holds Corporate Communications, Strategic Affairs and Media Relations for Thomson Reuters across Latin America and Iberia. Located in São Paulo, she can be reached locally for news and insights on Tax & Accounting topics in Brazil, Iberia, Central America and South America.

Phone:+55 11 2159-0519
Mobile+55 11 95550-6898
Email: Luciana.Leite@ThomsonReuters.com


Global

David Wilkins
Senior Director of Public Relations, Tax & Accounting

David Wilkins oversees external communications for Tax & Accounting globally. He is based in Dexter, Michigan.

Phone:+1 734 757 2844
Mobile:+1 734 223 3269
E-mail: David.Wilkins@ThomsonReuters.com

In the News
Monday, March 2 Why Tax and Accounting Professionals Should Take a Walk in the Cloud

According to a 2014 survey by Network Management Group Inc. and Insight Research Group, 41 percent of professional accounting firms reported that they were not currently using any services or applications that could be defined as cloud computing, with 31.7 percent saying they are likely to implement a Web-hosted or cloud-based version of one or [...]

Friday, February 27 W-2 Due-Dates for all States

It’s that time of year again: when most payroll departments are hunkered down balancing and filing annual W-2s and state reconciliations. I thought this would be the perfect opportunity to provide some helpful charts with due dates for returns and reconciliations.  James Paille has provided more details in the CPA Practice Advisor

Friday, February 27 How Inaccurate Sales Tax Calculations Spur Class Actions

In 2014 there were over 780 sales and use tax changes in the U.S. alone. For businesses, keeping track of these changes in order to calculate, collect and pay the correct tax is not only complicated – it’s risky.  Read more in the CFO Magazine as Carla Yrjanson discusses the risks of not [...]

Thursday, February 19 Tax costs for poorly timed stock transactions

You decided to harvest some capital losses by selling some stocks that took a nose dive. Now one of your former stocks has turned around and you want it back.  Don’t be in too big of a hurry to call your broker. If you repurchase the stock too soon, you’ll violate the wash sale rule. [...]

Thursday, February 19 Leveraging the Pain of Tax Season

Ah, the emotions of tax season: the rising sense of intensity and excitement followed by the descent into exhaustion.  While the season represents some of the key compliance areas that are the center of the industry, it also introduces the stress level that drives some into early retirement.  Instead of waiting till the end of [...]

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In The News

Monday, March 2 Why Tax and Accounting Professionals Should Take a Walk in the Cloud

According to a 2014 survey by Network Management Group Inc. and Insight Research Group, 41 percent of professional accounting firms reported that they were not…

Friday, February 27 W-2 Due-Dates for all States

It’s that time of year again: when most payroll departments are hunkered down balancing and filing annual W-2s and state reconciliations. I thought this would…

Friday, February 27 How Inaccurate Sales Tax Calculations Spur Class Actions

In 2014 there were over 780 sales and use tax changes in the U.S. alone. For businesses, keeping track of these changes in order to…