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OECD Highlights Tax Transparency and Beneficial Ownership

OECD Highlights Tax Transparency and Beneficial Ownership

On October 6, 2016, Angel Gurría, OECD Secretary-General, spoke at a G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting in Washington, D.C. Gurría said that although governments have made great strides in combating offshore tax evasion and increasing transparency, challenges remain. Specifically, tax evasion continues to occur with the use of shell companies, … Read More

13 Frighteningly Common Email Marketing Blunders to Avoid Like Tainted Halloween Candy

13 Frighteningly Common Email Marketing Blunders to Avoid Like Tainted Halloween Candy

What do Halloween candy and email marketing messages have in common? They will both be immediately trashed if they seem suspicious, appear creepy, or are proffered – unsolicited – by strangers. Parents carefully inspect their children’s trick-or-treat goodies, tossing any that are remotely questionable. Your subscribers will do the exact same thing upon receipt of … Read More

Science Explains Why Infographics Are Effective for Accounting Firm Marketing

Science Explains Why Infographics Are Effective for Accounting Firm Marketing

With social media continuing to expand its reach as a powerhouse for marketing, compelling imagery has become increasingly important. As we discussed in a previous blog post on visual content marketing, humans are visual beings. This means that your social media strategy should include engaging and captivating images, including: Stories shared visually through … Read More

U.S. Representatives Attempt to Halt Finalization of Proposed 385 Regulations

U.S. Representatives Attempt to Halt Finalization of Proposed 385 Regulations

In a last-ditch effort to halt the finalization of the Proposed Section 385 Regulations (Prop. Regs.), members of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee warned administration officials that these regulations now under final review at the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) need to be revised to avoid unintended harm … Read More