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TEI Meets With Students at Prestigious Chinese University and Executes Strategic Cooperation Framework for Future Engagement 企业税务高管协会与中国著名的大学学生会面,并签署未来合作的战略框架协议

On September 23, 2019, a delegation of TEI members, including International President Katrina Welch, enjoyed a day of information sharing and professional development at the prestigious Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SUFE). Established in 1917, SUFE is consistently ranked as the top business school in China and enjoys a… Read more »

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Ranking the States

The Tax Foundation’s 2019 State Business Tax Climate Index aims to compare state tax systems in the United States. The Index ranks each state based on its findings and the provisions of each state’s unique code. The graphic below shows the best ten and worst ten states, as outlined in… Read more »

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Laura Deerwester

Have you ever had that kind of day where deadlines are looming, the boss needs you in his office to go over numbers, and the auditors have just one more question? You start daydreaming, hearing the Southwest Airlines slogan (“Wanna get away…”), and what comes to mind but a secluded… Read more »

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Emerging Leader: Angelique Carter

Most tax professionals appreciate the fact that no two days are exactly alike, and Angelique Carter, senior manager of income tax controversy at DISH Network Corporation, is no exception. “After taking accounting classes, I found tax work to be more interesting than GL [general ledger] accounting, because it required a… Read more »

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Milestones for Taxes and TEI

As TEI’s Annual Conference in New Orleans came to a close, I could not help reflecting on the fact that we had just concluded our seventy-fourth such gathering during one of the most consequential periods in U.S. tax history as well as in TEI’s history. Let me explain. First, we,… Read more »

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Dealing With the Rapid Growth of a Taxpayer

This is the fifth installment of our Tax Technology Corner. As a corporate tax professional, you know how important technology is and how it’s evolving at warp speed. With new regulatory and compliance initiatives in the federal, state, and international areas, landmark tax reform legislation, and globalization of tax monitoring… Read more »

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In 2020, New Tech Should Empower Tax Professionals, Not Replace Them

For many tax executives and finance professionals, 2019 has been the year that several emerging trends could no longer be denied. Yes, machine learning and artificial intelligence are automating many basic accounting functions. Yes, businesses worldwide are streamlining their workflows and integrating cloud-based services. And yes, customers and companies are… Read more »

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Korean Versus U.S. Tax Controversy Practice
The Expert: Michael Quigley

There are key differences between South Korean and U.S tax practices, which all professionals involved in a Korean subsidiary’s tax audit should note. Question: What’s the best way to manage your Korean subsidiary’s tax audit while avoiding frustration and surprise? After leading the tax controversy groups at two outstanding global law… Read more »

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A Survival Guide for In-House Accountants

In-house accountants are understandably anxious about being caught in the crosshairs of technological change. After all, better software and improved machine learning are automating many basic accounting functions, and stricter managerial scrutiny has put many in-house teams in the unenviable position of having to defend the accuracy, efficiency, and value… Read more »

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On BEPS, Other International Issues

Deloitte released its 2019 BEPS and the Global Tax Reset Survey, which garnered responses from 405 people in 35 countries, most of whom carry the title of tax director or tax vice president for their organizations. Although some of the results were to be expected, such as that sixty-two percent… Read more »

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