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18th Annual NYU/KPMG Tax Lecture Addresses International Provisions of TCJA

18th Annual NYU/KPMG Tax Lecture Addresses International Provisions of TCJA

On April 25, 2018, NYU and KPMG held its 18th Annual Tax Lecture, The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act – Navigating the Sea Change of U.S. International Tax. According to several panelists, Congress layered the new international tax provisions in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) on top of current tax rules, as opposed … Read More

Benjamin Franklin Schools Us On Email Marketing

Benjamin Franklin Schools Us On Email Marketing

What can Benjamin Franklin teach us about email marketing? Benjamin Franklin is renowned for being one of the founding fathers of the United States, as well as an acclaimed author, printer, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, musician, inventor, satirist, civic activist, chess master, husband, father, statesman, and diplomat. He played a … Read More

Maryland Enacts PRIME Act to Attract Amazon HQ2

Maryland Enacts PRIME Act to Attract Amazon HQ2

Written by Saleem A. Shareef, Esq. (RIA)​ On April 25, 2018, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed legislation enacting the Promoting ext-Raordinary Innovation in Maryland’s Economy (PRIME) Act that provides $3 billion in economic incentives for Amazon to locate its second headquarters (Amazon HQ2) in Maryland. Incentives include a state corporate income tax credit, state … Read More

The Rules of Origin Utilization Rates Under the Preferential Duty Scheme

The Rules of Origin Utilization Rates Under the Preferential Duty Scheme

It is unquestionable that an in-depth examination and better understanding about preference utilization can provide useful insights about not only best practices in terms of Preferential Trade Arrangements, but also about its limitations. This article will focus on the limitations, as there are still many companies which operate in the international environment that don’t use … Read More

10 Ways to Get Prospects to Fall in Love With Your Marketing

10 Ways to Get Prospects to Fall in Love With Your Marketing

It’s spring and love is in the air. How lovable is your marketing? Do your prospects eagerly anticipate your next email? Are they enamored with your newsletter content? Have they shared your social media posts with their friends? You’ve likely spent a lot of time (and money) vying for their attention on your beautiful website and flirting … Read More

Poland Requires Annual Update of Financial Transaction Information in Transfer Pricing Documentation

Poland Requires Annual Update of Financial Transaction Information in Transfer Pricing Documentation

On April 3, 2018, Poland’s Ministry of Finance issued General Interpretation No. DCT.8201.6.2018 of March 28, 2018 regarding updates to  transfer pricing documentation (TPD). Pursuant to Article 9(a)(2)(g) of the Corporate Income Tax Act (CIT), Polish taxpayers must update their TPD each year to account for financial … Read More