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DeFazio Tables US Anti-Profit Shifting Bill

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Thursday, June 14, 2018

US congressman Peter DeFazio (D-OR) has introduced legislation designed to amend the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act so that incentives for US corporations to shift income and production overseas are reduced. Read Full Story

 


TCJA Encourages Firms To Shift Profits Offshore, Says ITEP

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Aspects of the tax reform legislation in the United States continue to provide an incentive for companies to shift profits offshore by providing more favorable tax treatment to foreign income than domestic profits, the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy has said. Read Full Story

 


Canada Told To Sharpen Corporate Tax Competitiveness

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

The IMF has said that the recent changes to the US tax system could make Canada a less attractive destination for investment. Read Full Story

 


AICPA Urges IRS To Augment Virtual Currency Guidance

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Monday, June 4, 2018

The American Institute of CPAs has urged the Internal Revenue Service to supplement its guidance on the tax treatment of virtual currency transactions with answers to a set of frequently asked questions. Read Full Story

 


Surveys Suggest Taxpayers Satisfied With TCJA, Says Hatch

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Both large and small businesses in the United States expect the measures included in the recently enacted tax reform legislation, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, to have a positive effect on their operations, according to Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch. Read Full Story

 


IRS Issues New Strategic Plan

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Monday, June 4, 2018

Ensuring the successful implementation of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 remains the US Internal Revenue Service's highest priority, according to its new five-year Strategic Plan. Read Full Story

 


Global Carbon Tax Take Up 50 Percent In 2017

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Monday, May 28, 2018

Governments raised about USD33bn in carbon pricing revenue last year, a 50 percent increase from 2016, according to a new update by the World Bank. Read Full Story

 


US CPAs Recommend Easing Tax Rules On Partners Of Audited Firms

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants has recommended that proposed regulations regarding the Centralized Partnership Audit Regime should provide "maximum flexibility" in adjusting the tax attributes of an audited partnership and its partners. Read Full Story

 


IRS Proposes To Prioritize Tax Cuts And Jobs Act Guidance

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Thursday, May 3, 2018

The United States Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service will delay a number of guidance projects until later years as they prioritize guidance connected with the tax reform provisions in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Read Full Story

 


IRS Issues Guide On New Depreciation And Expensing Rules

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

The United States Internal Revenue Service has issued a new fact sheet explaining the new deprecation and expensing rules included in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Read Full Story

 

 

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