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New Indian White Paper Focuses on Potential Tax Avoidance Through Transfer Pricing

New Indian White Paper Focuses on Potential Tax Avoidance Through Transfer Pricing

The Indian government recently released a new report, White Paper on Black Money. The report claims that more than 60% of international trade is conducted between related parties, and that the companies can exert significant influence in locating costs and revenues. Several practitioners have criticized the report as utilizing skewed information in terms … Read More

Worker Classification Compliance: Maine Adopts Legislation Defining “Independent Contractor”

Worker Classification Compliance: Maine Adopts Legislation Defining “Independent Contractor”

“Worker classification” is the term used for the process of identifying which workers must be treated as employees of your organization, and which workers must be treated as legitimate nonemployee independent contractors. Worker classification cases are a major focus for the IRS and for many state governments as well, and there is cooperation among federal and state … Read More

SAP EcoHub Webinar featuring The Dow Chemical Company – Save Time, Money, and Sanity with a Simpler Way to Keep Track of Indirect Tax

SAP EcoHub Webinar featuring The Dow Chemical Company – Save Time, Money, and Sanity with a Simpler Way to Keep Track of Indirect Tax

As a worldwide industry leader, The Dow Chemical Company connects chemistry and innovation to help address many of the world’s most challenging problems such as the need for clean water, renewable energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow has also figured out how to determine, calculate, and record its transaction taxes using SAP software to … Read More

Organizations with Foreign Employees Face Compliance Challenges

Organizations with Foreign Employees Face Compliance Challenges

In this global economy, U.S. employers both large and small routinely employ non-U.S. citizens as well as U.S. citizens. The payroll withholding and reporting rules that apply to non-U.S. citizen employees are generally the same as for U.S. citizen employees if they are resident aliens (RAs) as that term is defined by Section 7701(b) of … Read More