Tax & Accounting Blog


A New Partnership Paradigm: Emerging Trends in Government and Technology in Land and Property Information Systems

Aumentum, Blog April 15, 2013

By Christopher Barlow Dir, Strategic Accounts & Marketing Thomson Reuters In 2012, UN Habitat estimated that only 70% of land in developing countries is not recorded in a formal land registration system. This means that around the world, hundreds of millions of people do not have formally recognized land rights. This is a … Read More

Personal Property Exemption Changes in Idaho

Personal Property Exemption Changes in Idaho

Idaho legislation has enacted House Bill H315 (effective retroactive to  1/1/2013), which provides an exemption from property taxes for the first $100,000 of a taxpayer’s personal property that is not otherwise exempt from taxation, except for certain vehicles that a registration fee has not been paid. Taxpayers must file an application for the exemption. Previously, … Read More

OpenTitle Software Demonstration at World Bank Conference on Land & Poverty

OpenTitle Software Demonstration at World Bank Conference on Land & Poverty

Aumentum, Blog April 10, 2013

By John Russell Corporate Affairs Manager Thomson Reuters Today Thomson Reuters hosted its second of two interactive lunches at the World Bank Conference on Land & Poverty. The practical, hands-on session offered the attendees from government, the non-profit and private sectors the opportunity to try out OpenTitle software, and to experience first-hand its … Read More


Cayman Islands will Adopt an Intergovernmental Agreement for FATCA Implementation

The Cayman Islands Government has announced that it will adopt an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) with the United States for implementation of the U.S. Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, commonly known as FATCA. The Caymans-U.S. IGA will follow the “Model 1” for FATCA cooperation which was drafted by the U.S. Department of the Treasury, giving the … Read More