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The Personality Pie: A Recipe For Marketing Success

The Personality Pie: A Recipe For Marketing Success

As noted in a previous post, personality is the key to more business opportunities. But how do you bake personality into your digital communications? There is no perfect recipe for incorporating personality into your marketing communications and strategy. That being said, there are some basic ingredients that will give your prospects and clients … Read More

Ireland Issues FAQs on Qualifying Disclosure for “Offshore Matters”

Ireland Issues FAQs on Qualifying Disclosure for “Offshore Matters”

On January 9, 2017, Ireland issued FAQs on qualifying disclosures relating to offshore matters.  See BEPS Action 12. Ireland has proposed measures in section 54 of the Finance Bill 2016 to address offshore tax evasion in light of the new international measures for exchange of information. If enacted, the proposed legislation … Read More

Austria Publishes Ordinance on Master and Local File Documentation Requirements

Austria Publishes Ordinance on Master and Local File Documentation Requirements

On December 21, 2016, Austria published an Ordinance on transfer pricing documentation in the official gazette, clarifying the requirements for the master and local files, which will apply to years beginning January 1, 2016. See BEPS Action 13. Master File The master file must include the following: Organizational structure of the … Read More

U.S. IRS Updates List of International No-Ruling Areas

U.S. IRS Updates List of International No-Ruling Areas

On January 3, 2017, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Revenue Procedure ("Rev. Proc.") 2017-7, superseding Rev. Proc. 2016–7, providing a current list of areas of the Internal Revenue Code (the “Code”), under the jurisdiction of the Associate Chief Counsel (International), on which the IRS will not issue letter rulings … Read More

The Personality Differentiator For More Business

The Personality Differentiator For More Business

Why should I hire you? What makes you unique from competitors? How are your services better than theirs? These are the common questions that marketers ask when developing a marketing plan. The simple fact is that your firm looks pretty much the same as all the others within your industry unless you can demonstrate and … Read More

Chile Publishes Resolution Introducing Country-by-Country Reporting Requirement

Chile Publishes Resolution Introducing Country-by-Country Reporting Requirement

On December 27, 2016, the Chilean tax authorities (Servicio de Impuestos Internos – SII) published Resolution No. 126 (the “Resolution”). The Resolution updates the current annual transfer pricing return (affidavit) requirements to introduce an associated country-by-country (CbC) reporting requirement. See BEPS Action 13. The new CbC requirements include the following: Annual … Read More