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‘Thank You’ Email Ideas for Your 2015 Thanksgiving Marketing

‘Thank You’ Email Ideas for Your 2015 Thanksgiving Marketing

It’s time to give thanks. Year-end finds many of us reflecting on the past year, both from a personal as well as a professional perspective. We look forward to celebrating the holidays with our family and friends, attending parties, exchanging gifts and giving thanks for even the smallest blessings we’ve received. We also think about … Read More

More Countries Set to Join the “Netflix Tax” Scrum

More Countries Set to Join the “Netflix Tax” Scrum

After more than a month of competition, the 20 teams competing for glory in the Rugby World Cup 2015 have been reduced to just 2. The final will be a match-up between New Zealand and Australia on October 30 at London’s Olympic Park. Australia and New Zealand have more in common than being powerhouse rugby … Read More

IRS Provides an “Early Look” at Form 1094/1095 Electronic Filing for Tax Year 2015

IRS Provides an “Early Look” at Form 1094/1095 Electronic Filing for Tax Year 2015

In preparation for mandatory Form 1094 and 1095 filing in early 2016, the IRS has provided an “early look” at two publications relating to electronic filing for the 2015 tax year/2016 processing year. (The forms report information for a particular calendar year, referred to as the “tax year,” and are filed in the following calendar year, referred to as the “processing year.”) Electronic filing is done through the IRS’s ACA Information Returns (AIR) system; it is generally required if the filer must submit at least 250 of these returns (see our article), and is permitted for other filers. … Read More

Rise of the Mega-FTA – The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

Rise of the Mega-FTA – The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

Introduction The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) pact was successfully concluded in Atlanta, Georgia on the 5th of October 2015 after five and a half years of negotiations.[i] The pact involving twelve Pacific Rim countries– Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States and Vietnam – accounts for … Read More