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Trending Topics @ the Orlando ACT Conference

Trending Topics @ the Orlando ACT Conference

Disney’s Contemporary Resort in Orlando was packed yesterday with roughly 200 tax professionals who joined to discuss the big theme of this year’s Association for Computers and Taxation (ACT) Conference….trends in data warehousing and data management. We heard from some great presenters starting out with breakout sessions on the trending topic of data warehousing. After lunch, we … Read More

Paying Foreign Employees Part 4: Tax Treaty Exceptions

Paying Foreign Employees Part 4: Tax Treaty Exceptions

ONESOURCE May 24, 2012

The United States has income tax treaties with over 60 countries. Tax treaties provide exemptions from income taxes but not from employment taxes with one exception. Teachers or Researchers from one of the nine countries eligible for an exemption from tax on their compensation covered by the Former USSR/CIS treaty are also exempt from Social Security and … Read More

Louisiana Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday Begins This Weekend

Louisiana Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday Begins This Weekend

 This weekend, shoppers in Louisiana will be able to purchase hurricane preparedness related items without paying the 4% state sales tax.  From Saturday the 26th through Sunday the 27th, the sales tax holiday exempts items $1500 and under including flashlights, radios, gas tanks, batteries, coolers, and generators.  For a more complete list of items, you … Read More