Tax & Accounting Blog

EU VAT Rates: Towards Greater Flexibility for Member States

EU VAT Rates: Towards Greater Flexibility for Member States

In the last couple of months the European Commission has been discussing the possibility to grant Member States a greater flexibility for determining the VAT rates applicable within their territories, in order to modernize the VAT system and the European Union (EU) single market.   The measure was announced originally by the European Commission … Read More

AEO and What You Should Know

AEO and What You Should Know

What is an AEO?  The European Union’s Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) program was created by the World Customs Organization as an answer to increased trade security following the September 11th attacks in the United States.  It has become a globally recognized, non-mandatory, accreditation system signifying that a company’s international supply chain and customs procedures are … Read More

Louisiana Latest State to Enact Click-Through Nexus

Louisiana Latest State to Enact Click-Through Nexus

Just this month, Louisiana became one of the latest states to enact click-through nexus. Click-through nexus laws, otherwise commonly known as Amazon laws,  allow states to require out-of-state retailers to collect sales and use taxes on sales to their state’s residents. On March 14, 2016, Governor Edwards signed Act 22 into law, which became effective immediately.  The … Read More

Take a Deep Breath and Debrief

Take a Deep Breath and Debrief

The end of another tax season is in sight, and most of us are looking forward to some well-deserved R&R time. But before you leave the office, capture information about how your office operates at peak times and identify changes that set you up for future success. Ask your staff: How did this tax season … Read More