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Tax-Related Identity Theft: Are You Prepared To Assist Your Client?

Tax-Related Identity Theft: Are You Prepared To Assist Your Client?

Tax-Related Identity Theft: Are You Prepared To Assist Your Client? This article was written by Trenda Hackett, Senior Technical Tax Editor at Thomson Reuters.  As we approach the 2018 filing season, chances are you will have a client that experience tax-related identity theft.  As your client’s tax professional and trusted advisor, it’s crucial to understand how this … Read More

U.S. IRS to Take Leading Role in Multilateral CbC Report Risk Assessment

U.S. IRS to Take Leading Role in Multilateral CbC Report Risk Assessment

On February 9, 2018, Jennifer Best, Director of Treaty and Transfer Pricing Operations, U.S. IRS Large Business and International (LB&I) Division, said during a panel event at a mid-year conference sponsored by the American Bar Association Tax Section in San Diego that the IRS intends to take a leading role in … Read More

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