Tax & Accounting Blog

European Commission Says U.S. BEAT and FDII Rules May Violate Int’l Standards

European Commission Says U.S. BEAT and FDII Rules May Violate Int’l Standards

On March 22, 2018, Pierre Moscovici, Tax Commissioner at the European Commission, said during a meeting of the European Parliament that the EU may challenge the foreign-derived intangible income (FDII) and base erosion and anti-abuse tax (BEAT) rules, introduced by the 2017 U.S. tax reform legislation (the Read More

Create a New Reality – and Boost Profitability – By Changing Public Perceptions

Create a New Reality – and Boost Profitability – By Changing Public Perceptions

“Perception is reality.” A nationally-recognized forensic accountant told me that once. It stuck with me over the years because he was right. Reality truly is an illusion, and we – as human beings, as consumers, as students of life – create our own realities based on our perceptions. We believe what we perceive. What we … Read More

India Signs Income Tax Treaty and Protocol with Hong Kong, Includes BEPS Measures

India Signs Income Tax Treaty and Protocol with Hong Kong, Includes BEPS Measures

On March 19, 2018, officials from India and Hong Kong signed an income tax treaty and protocol, the first between the two jurisdictions. The treaty and protocol will enter into force after both countries exchange their ratification instruments, and will apply from January 1st of the year following its entry into … Read More

How to use LinkedIn Groups for accounting firm lead generation

How to use LinkedIn Groups for accounting firm lead generation

LinkedIn Groups are often overlooked hot spots for business development, relationship building and pipeline growth. As hubs designed for professionals in the same industry or with similar interests to connect, discuss ideas and find answers, these online networking cliques allow you to broaden your exposure to prospective clients outside your immediate sphere of influence. Actively … Read More