Tax & Accounting Blog

Apple-Ireland EC Tax Ruling Could Shape Corporate Tax Policies

Apple-Ireland EC Tax Ruling Could Shape Corporate Tax Policies

The European Commission (EC) ruling that Ireland provided illegal tax benefits to Apple could cost Apple €13 billion ($14.5 billion) and significantly impact how companies do business in Europe. The ruling also underscores the challenges the EC increasingly faces and predicts how decisions made in Brussels could impact US tax revenues. The EC takes a … Read More

Kentucky County Taps New Revenue Stream to Fund 911 Services

Kentucky County Taps New Revenue Stream to Fund 911 Services

In a unique approach to funding area 911 services, the fiscal court of Whitley County, Kentucky has voted to impose a 911 surcharge on its citizens’ monthly water bills. For decades, state and local governments across the country have imposed monthly surcharges on residents’ phone bills in order to fund 911 emergency response … Read More

Halloween Marketing Can Be Scary Good For Your Brand

Halloween Marketing Can Be Scary Good For Your Brand

Are you using Halloween to its maximum potential in your marketing efforts? You don’t have to be in retail to take advantage of one of the most popular holidays of the year in your marketing strategy. October offers oodles of creative opportunities to increase brand awareness, reach new markets, and jump-start your holiday marketing. Did I … Read More