Tax & Accounting Blog

International Tax Institute Panel on U.S. Tax Reform

International Tax Institute Panel on U.S. Tax Reform

On February 13, 2018, the International Tax Institute (ITI) held a seminar (U.S. Tax Reform Guidance Update with Treasury). Panelists included Chip Harter, Deputy Assistant Secretary (International Tax Affairs) of the U.S. Treasury; Paul Oosterhuis, Of Counsel at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP; and Philip Fried, Tax Principal at PwC. On December 22, … Read More

Lead Your Payroll Clients to Easy Business Insurance: Pay-As-You-Go Workers’ Comp 101

Lead Your Payroll Clients to Easy Business Insurance: Pay-As-You-Go Workers’ Comp 101

It’s virtually impossible to overstate how important cash flow is to small business owners. And traditional insurance premium billing plans — which include large down payments — certainly don’t help ease the burden. Now that you’re armed with this information, you and your staff can be heroes to your payroll clients the next time you … Read More

Canada Begins BEPS MLI Ratification Process

Canada Begins BEPS MLI Ratification Process

On January 31, 2018, Canada’s Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs (Matt DeCourcey) tabled several tax treaties, including the OECD Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (MLI), in the House of Commons for consideration. This signals the beginning of the … Read More

What IRS Secure Access Means for e-Services Users

What IRS Secure Access Means for e-Services Users

In an age where malware, spyware and malicious attacks on information systems compromise or steal online data with increasing regularity, information security has never been more important. Cyber-attacks are even more damaging if the data contains personally identifying information (PII) of an individual. And because of the highly sensitive personal and financial information handled by … Read More