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Taxing the Cloud: Michigan Dept. of Treasury Changes Policy

As software has become less tangible, the application of sales and use taxes has become more complicated. Recently, Michigan’s Department of Treasury released a notice clarifying their policy regarding prewritten computer software delivered electronically after a Court of Appeals ruling on the issue.  See Auto-Owners Inc. Co. v. Dept. of Treas., 2015 WL 6473592 … Read More

Free Source Document Processing for 5 Clients in February

Free Source Document Processing for 5 Clients in February

Sorting through an avalanche of client source documents is a busy season headache that most firms would rather avoid. If this sounds familiar, get your scanner ready for February 8 through February 13, 2016. On those days—and those days only—let us help you streamline your client source document management with free document source processing for … Read More

Accounting Trends: What Will New Accounting Clients Want from Your Firm?

Accounting Trends: What Will New Accounting Clients Want from Your Firm?

Right now, life in the accounting profession is good. Growth trends are on an upswing with accounting market employment up more than 4% over last year and steady revenue growth since 2011. We’ve rebounded from the recession and are starting to gain confidence again. Time to sit back and relax, right? Wrong. I’m starting a … Read More

Texas Adds Three Combined Tax Areas Effective January 1st 2016

Texas Adds Three Combined Tax Areas Effective January 1st 2016

Effective January 1st, the following three combined tax areas are recognized by the state of Texas: Forney/Kaufman County Development District Killeen/Salado Public Library District Niederwald/Caldwell Hays Emergency Services District No. 1-A This brings the total number of combined tax areas in the state of Texas up to 40. Combined tax areas are “unique areas where … Read More

South Africa on Track to Implement Country-by-Country Reporting

South Africa on Track to Implement Country-by-Country Reporting

On December 23, 2014, South Africa’s Davis Tax Committee (“DTC”) released a First Interim Report on BEPS (the Report) for public comment. The DTC was formed by the Minister of Finance on July 17, 2013 to “evaluate the South African tax system against the international tax trends, principles and practices, as well as recent … Read More