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Brazil FTZ Extended to 2073

Brazil FTZ Extended to 2073

On Tuesday of last week, the camera of deputies of the Brazilian federal senate enacted Emenda Constitucional 83, which extends the constitutional term allowed to the Zona Franca de Manaus (Free Trade Zone of Manaus) until the year 2073. This program has operated since before the federal constitution of 1988 with the intent to develop … Read More

European Union establishes new commission to monitor tax base erosion efforts

European Union establishes new commission to monitor tax base erosion efforts

On April 23, 2013, the European Union announced the formation of The Platform of Good Tax Governance.  The Platform is composed of both government and non- government tax experts to keep member states on their toes and up-to-date on the current political momentum to prevent tax base erosion. The Platform is designed to foster discussion … Read More

Live from Synergy 2012- Join the Journey Day #2

Live from Synergy 2012- Join the Journey Day #2

The first day of Synergy 2012 brought an exciting opening session from Tax & Accounting President Brian Peccarelli and a spirited debate between our two keynote speakers, James Carville and Mary Matalin. Over 170 sessions continue today. Many of these sessions feature our clients telling their ONESOURCE story, including Ford, Bayer, and Johnson & Johnson. Check … Read More

Live from Synergy 2012- Join the Journey Day #1

Live from Synergy 2012- Join the Journey Day #1

We’ve kicked off Synergy 2012- Join the Journey! This jam-packed conference will allow over 1400 customers to engage with fellow tax professionals, learn best practices for using your ONESOURCE solution, and preview upcoming enhancements that will boost your user experience. Visit the ONESOURCE global page to view today’s video, as well as the … Read More

International Tax Authorities Strike Again

International Tax Authorities Strike Again

On October 11, 2012, the Federal Administration of Tax Revenues, the AFIP, of Argentina accused a large  agriculture biotechnology company  of using sham loans from related parties to avoid up to $77 million in taxes.  According to the AFIP, the company “pretended” to borrow money from related overseas parties to show lower revenues.  The lenders … Read More

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Thomson Reuters ONESOURCE named Americas Tax Innovator of the Year

Last week, International Tax Review recognized Thomson Reuters ONESOURCE platform as Americas Tax Innovator of the Year at its seventh annual Americas Awards ceremony in New York. When asked why Thomson Reuters ONESOURCE was singled out for the award, Ralph Cunningham, managing editor of International Tax Review, said: “It is down to the impact … Read More