Leaders from the G7 countries concluded their annual three-day summit yesterday. A storyline involving France, the U.S., digital taxation and wine tariffs illuminates some of the most important economic issues of our time.
This month, the OECD released a report on taxation and the digital economy. We put the report in context and summarize its high points so you know what leading authorities are saying about the subject now.
Officials from 76 countries met in Paris this month to sign or promise to sign an OECD multilateral convention that some describe as “a kind of super tax treaty.” This post describes what the convention is and why the signing ceremony should be a wake-up call for businesses.
The Australian Taxation Office issued a combined $2.9 billion in tax bills this month to seven multinationals, including Apple, Google and Microsoft. The ATO’s actions come three months before the effective date of Australia’s widely heralded diverted profits tax, known as the Google tax. Here’s what you need to know about this important legislation.
In another important and unanticipated referendum result, Swiss voters rejected legislation that would have reformed the country’s controversial corporate tax system. Now, some feel Switzerland won’t be able to meet its promise to eliminate the special tax treatment it gives multinationals by 2019.
Today’s superstar athletes are powerful corporate brands, and they and their teams are looking for creative ways to reduce personal and corporate taxation. UK soccer clubs are compensating players and some coaches under a tax scheme that has some wondering if teams, players and coaches are effectively engaging in tax evasion.
Welcome back to Global Glance. This week we’ll do something a little different and look at a single story — the recent termination of the mammoth Pfizer-Allergan merger — a little more closely. Hang on to your profit and loss statements, then, here we go.
Our advisors' expertise and experience helping clients overcome compliance challenges of the moment put them in a great position to predict the global trends multinationals need to be aware of in 2016. Here are three of our top advisors for their informal takes on what to watch for in 2016.
Welcome back to Global Glance. This week we look at Apple begging in Brussels; swearing in the US and the UK; and a cleric's declaration that chess is the work of the devil.
In this week's Global Glance we look at how Netflix’s world domination is almost complete, VW’s mounting legal troubles and the latest Big Mac index.
In this week's Global Glance, we look at a daily fantasy sports leader expanding globally, Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders on corporate inversions, and Istanbul’s alley cats.
By John Bostwick,Technical Writer, Higher Education and Nonprofits