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Will US Country-by-Country Voluntary Filing Offer A Reasonable Alternative to Fulfill 2016 Tax Year Obligations?

Will US Country-by-Country Voluntary Filing Offer A Reasonable Alternative to Fulfill 2016 Tax Year Obligations?

BEPS, Blog, ONESOURCE November 3, 2016

The US regulations provide that Country-by-Country (“CbC”) Reporting for US HQ MNEs must be filed with the ultimate parent entity’s income tax return for the taxable year beginning on or after June 30, 2016. In contrast, pursuant to the OECD guidance, CbC reporting is to become effective for fiscal years starting on or after January … Read More

Minimum Wage Changes for 2017

Minimum Wage Changes for 2017

Several states and localities have announced minimum wage changes for 2017. Twenty-five states, plus the District of Columbia, index their minimum wages to rise automatically with the cost of living. Four more states, also including the District of Columbia, will index minimum wage increases annually beginning in future years: Alaska (2017), Washington, D.C. (2017), Minnesota … Read More

Social Media and SEO Go Together Like Candy and Halloween

Social Media and SEO Go Together Like Candy and Halloween

Guest Author: Daniel Klizas Before you break open those bags of sweets that you bought for trick-or-treaters but secretly hope to enjoy yourself, it’s time for your social media efforts to go into high gear. Our last two blogs have talked about trick or treating and what kind of super powerRead More

Hong Kong Launches Consultation on Implementation of OECD BEPS Measures

Hong Kong Launches Consultation on Implementation of OECD BEPS Measures

As a major trading centre, Hong Kong's commitment to, and implementation of, the OECD/G20 BEPS measures is of considerable interest. Hong Kong is an Associate in the inclusive framework established by the OECD for implementing the BEPS package. In a significant development, the Hong Kong Government on October 26, 2016 launched a consultation … Read More

Everyone Thinks SEO Is a Trick but When Combined With Social Media It Can Be a Real Treat

Everyone Thinks SEO Is a Trick but When Combined With Social Media It Can Be a Real Treat

Guest Author: Daniel Klizas What is your favorite candy? Milky Way, M&Ms, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, Snickers or maybe a good old fashioned Hershey’s Bar? Many children and adults alike agree that the best part of Halloween is dressing up and going trick-or-treating to fill pumpkin-shaped baskets or pillow cases with as much candy as … Read More