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Foreign Trade in the 21st Century

Foreign Trade in the 21st Century

There have been numerous activities related to political changes, technological progress and globalization that have undergone extreme radical transformations since the second half of the 20th century. Foreign Trade has not escaped these transformations causing an accelerated growth that is changing the way countries and companies trade with extraordinary speed. Today, there is not a … Read More

Ireland Issues 2016 Annual Report, Includes Participation in BEPS Project

Ireland Issues 2016 Annual Report, Includes Participation in BEPS Project

On April 27, 2017, Irish Revenue issued its 2016 Annual Report, which discusses Ireland’s participation in the OECD BEPS project during that year. Ireland has joined the OECD Inclusive Framework for the global implementation of the BEPS project. As a member, Ireland has committed to implementing the four BEPS project minimum standards (Read More

Land management in Stafford County: A cautionary tale

Land management in Stafford County: A cautionary tale

By Scott Mayausky Commissioner of Revenue, Stafford County During the 2017 World Bank Land and Poverty Conference held recently in Washington D.C., I had the opportunity to discuss property tax and land management practices with delegates from around the world, including several from Nigeria, Zimbabwe, and other African nations. The theme of this year’s conference … Read More

Legislation Changes Impacting Payroll

Legislation Changes Impacting Payroll

Blog May 2, 2017

It’s springtime — also known as the perfect time to review legislative changes in the payroll arena! In what was expected to be a busy year with changes, due to the new Trump administration, the short-term results have been rather interesting. In review: December 1, 2016 was supposed to kick off the new wage requirements … Read More

Netherlands Advances Legislation to Substantially Increase Transfer Pricing Documentation Penalties

Netherlands Advances Legislation to Substantially Increase Transfer Pricing Documentation Penalties

On April 18, 2017, the Dutch lower house (House of Representatives) of Parliament adopted legislation (Bill No. 34651 and proposed Amendment No. 9) that would implement EU Directive 2016/881 (the “Directive) on automatic exchange of CbC reporting information among EU member states, and  increase the maximum documentation penalties. However, … Read More