Tax & Accounting Blog

How to Ensure Successful Sales Tax Calculations on Free Shipping Day

How to Ensure Successful Sales Tax Calculations on Free Shipping Day

Are you a Taxologist? Are you responsible for ensuring successful online transactions this holiday season? By now you have survived pre-holiday sales, Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and even Cyber Week. You’re probably thinking, “Free Shipping Day – bring it, I’ve got this.” Hopefully this sounds like you! If so, keep doing what you’re doing. If … Read More

Continuing Legal Education Courses in Indirect Tax

Continuing Legal Education Courses in Indirect Tax

Thomson Reuters Tax and Accounting – Indirect Tax has been presenting a series of continuing legal education (CLE) courses in 2015 in conjunction with West LegalEdCenter. The live presentations for 2015 are now complete, but all 5 sessions were recorded and are now available on-demand at the following links: United States Indirect Tax … Read More

Latvia Proposal to Combat VAT Fraud

Latvia Proposal to Combat VAT Fraud

A common theme of our blog space has been the ways various countries are tackling issues of VAT Collection and VAT fraud (see my colleague Anil Kuruvilla‘s posts on India and Puerto Rico, for example, or this piece on Fiji). With proposals contained in the 2016 budget to be voted on by … Read More

Speaker of Brazil Congress Opens Impeachment Proceedings Against President

Speaker of Brazil Congress Opens Impeachment Proceedings Against President

Today’s blog is a guest post from my colleague Karen Heck, a fellow Legal Analyst specializing in Brazil and Latin America for Thomson Reuters Indirect Tax Research. In the same day Congress approved alterations to the 2016 Fiscal Budget, the lower house’s speaker Eduardo Cunha accepted a motion to open impeachment proceedings against President Dilma … Read More