Tax & Accounting Blog

Will the Wave of Protectionism Make International Trade Great Again?

Will the Wave of Protectionism Make International Trade Great Again?

Unquestionably, international trade flows have exploded throughout the century.  Countries have been using the global transaction of goods as a main source to obtain foreign exchange. A main objective for countries is to maintain a favorable trade balance. To achieve this objective, most countries take the position to export as much as possible and import … Read More

Realizing a vision for the land and property tax information software market

Realizing a vision for the land and property tax information software market

  As the newly appointed managing director for Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting Government business, I am excited about the opportunities to serve government communities across the nation and around the world. Before assuming my new role, I headed Thomson Reuters businesses in Africa, and began my professional career as an officer in the United … Read More

Q&A: Michelle McBride, Collector of Revenue, St. Charles County, Missouri

Q&A: Michelle McBride, Collector of Revenue, St. Charles County, Missouri

For decades, St. Charles County has been one of the fastest growing communities in the United States. Since 2000, the population has grown by one-third. Michelle McBride reveals how her office is deftly managing its expansion and positioning the county for ongoing prosperity. Where have all of these people come from – St. Louis city? … Read More

Canada’s 2017 Federal Budget Does Not Contain New BEPS Measures

Canada’s 2017 Federal Budget Does Not Contain New BEPS Measures

On March 22, 2017, Canada’s Liberal Party-run government issued its 2017 Federal Budget (the “Budget”) before Parliament. The Budget contains one international tax legislative proposal that would extend Canada’s anti-avoidance rules to foreign branches of Canadian life insurance companies. While the Budget does not contain any new legislative measures relating to the OECD … Read More