Tax & Accounting Blog

Highlights from Day 1 of the 2017 OECD International Tax Conference in Washington, D.C.

Highlights from Day 1 of the 2017 OECD International Tax Conference in Washington, D.C.

On June 5, 2017, the OECD began its two-day 2017 International Tax Conference in Washington, D.C., in partnership with the U.S. Council for International Business (USCIB). The OECD BEPS project was the focal point of each panel, which included discussions by government officials, OECD members, and multinational executives. Panel 1 – … Read More

Security Breach: Is Your Office the Next Target?

Security Breach: Is Your Office the Next Target?

With identity theft being the fastest growing crime in America and cybercriminals specifically targeting tax professionals, chances are your office could be the next target of a security breach. According to the IRS, cybercriminals worldwide are actively targeting tax professionals in an effort to steal taxpayer information that would allow them to file fraudulent tax … Read More

U.S. and New Zealand Sign Competent Authority Arrangement to Exchange Country-by-Country Reports

U.S. and New Zealand Sign Competent Authority Arrangement to Exchange Country-by-Country Reports

On May 31, 2017, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) updated its listing of competent authority arrangements (CAAs) between the U.S. and its treaty partners. The listing includes a CAA between the U.S. and New Zealand on the exchange of country-by-country (CbC) reports. See BEPS Action 13. Pursuant to the provisions of … Read More