Tax & Accounting Blog

Switzerland Supports OECD Multilateral Discussions on Digital Tax Measures

Switzerland Supports OECD Multilateral Discussions on Digital Tax Measures

BEPS, Blog, Checkpoint August 14, 2018

On July 22, 2018, the Swiss Federal Council (a seven-member executive council of the federal government) issued a press release regarding discussions by the Swiss representative at the G20 annual meeting of finance ministers and central bank heads in Argentina on digital tax developments. Switzerland agrees that multilateral discussions on these developments led by the OECD … Read More

Argentina and Brazil Driving Fast on the Automotive Speedway

Argentina and Brazil Driving Fast on the Automotive Speedway

The automotive industry within Mercosur (economic bloc composed of Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay), is undergoing important changes within the Mercosur countries. For Brazil, progress is being made through the implementation of Plan Rota 2030, which aims to stimulate the modernization of the industry and the energy efficiency of automobiles; also serving as replacement of … Read More

The Social Security Administration is Getting Serious About Your Bad Data

The Social Security Administration is Getting Serious About Your Bad Data

1099, Blog, ONESOURCE August 10, 2018

The Social Security Administration (SSA) recently announced that they will begin something that they have been threatening about for years. The SSA obviously wants and needs accurate data like properly spelled names and correct Social Security Numbers (SSN). So, they have announced that they will begin mailing Employer Correction Request Notices (EDCOR) (I’m just not … Read More

Ireland’s Corporate Tax Strategy and BEPS

Ireland’s Corporate Tax Strategy and BEPS

On July 31, 2018, Ireland’s Department of Finance released its Corporation Tax Strategy Report (TSG 18/01), dated July 10, 2018. The report discusses Ireland’s proposals with respect to taxing the digital economy, hybrid mismatches, controlled foreign companies (CFCs), limitation on interest deductions, and the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty-Related Measures to Prevent … Read More