Tax & Accounting Blog

European Commission Unveils VAT Proposals for E-Commerce Transactions

European Commission Unveils VAT Proposals for E-Commerce Transactions

On December 1, 2016, the European Commission (the “Commission”) issued a press release on proposed measures to improve the Value Added Tax (VAT) environment for e-commerce businesses in the EU, such as start-ups and small and medium enterprises (SMEs). See the Commission’s accompanying Fact Sheet and BEPS … Read More

Santa’s Reindeer Reveal His Eight Agile Marketing Secrets

Santa’s Reindeer Reveal His Eight Agile Marketing Secrets

An exclusive interview with Santa’s reindeer team reveals the agile marketing secrets that have made him so recognizable and successful. Santa Claus has one of the most memorable and beloved brands in the world. He has persisted through economic recessions, depressions and wars, outsmarted phonies (think the Grinch) and endured philosophical adversaries. He is … Read More

France Advances Diverted Profits Tax Legislation

France Advances Diverted Profits Tax Legislation

On November 7, 2016, the French National Assembly (“Assembly”) approved Amendment No. II-CF421 (“Amendment”) to Article 46 quinquies of Finance Bill 2017, which would impose a diverted profits tax (DPT), or income tax, in situations that  constitute a permanent establishment (PE). On November 22, 2016, the National Assembly finished its first reading of … Read More

10 Tips for Stress-Free Professional Holiday Marketing

10 Tips for Stress-Free Professional Holiday Marketing

‘Tis the season for holiday marketing! Does the holiday season create stress? For many marketers in the professional service industries, an added layer of pressure is heaped upon us this time of year. The holiday season can be overwhelming for everyone, whether marketing director or weary shopper. Life’s pace is ratcheted up a notch during the fourth … Read More