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Getting Involved After the TCJA

Welcome to the first installment of a new (periodic) column in Tax Executive, through which I aim to share select insights and observations of interest to TEI members regarding the post–tax reform advocacy environment in Washington, D.C. The historic tax reforms enacted in Public Law 115-97, colloquially known as the… Read more »

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New Year, New Congress

The 116th Congress will reflect a return to divided government, with the House of Representatives controlled by Democrats and the Senate under Republican control.

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Texas Instruments and Alteryx Tackle a Tax Problem 

This is the first installment of a new column called 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… Read more »

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Should Companies Plan Into Subpart F Following the TCJA?

Following the enactment of the U.S. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), U.S. multinational companies (MNCs) now face a new anti-deferral provision in the form of global intangible low-taxed income (GILTI). GILTI is an additional category of income, which is taxed on a current basis to U.S. shareholders of controlled… Read more »

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Ranking Global Tax Competitiveness

A country’s tax code is integral to economic performance because its purpose is to promote economic development while raising revenue for government priorities. The tax code can make or break a domestic economy, the awareness of which has spurred most countries in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)… Read more »

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Ellen Berenholz

When Ellen Berenholz was in college and working for a CPA firm, she could recite financial statement opinions backward and forward. You think that might have come in handy when she began her post-college career at Arthur Andersen’s audit group? Actually, Berenholz proofread financial statements at the CPA firm, checking… Read more »

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Emerging Leader: Sonja Schiller

Some corporate tax professionals seem destined to wind up doing something in tax law. For Sonja Schiller, that certainly seems to have been the case. “I’ve always loved economics, math, and writing,” she explains. “My tax law practice, which is heavily focused on transfer pricing and cross-border tax issues, fortunately… Read more »

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Divided Government

Welcome to 2019 and the uncertain political environment that awaits us in the 116th Congress. Is this what American democracy has come to? Could this be what our founding fathers really contemplated more than two centuries ago—all the coarse talk and uncivil behavior? Well, as I thought about our current… Read more »

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TEI Launches New Brand to Connect, Engage, and Impact

                 

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The Pros and Cons of Flexible Staffing
The Expert: Nancy Barrett

Question: Is Flexible Staffing the Best Option for Your Firm? Answer: Tax directors often request my input into how to structure their departments around their most valuable and limited resource—people. My response is always nuanced, cautioning that the answer is highly dependent on a defined core mission and the intended… Read more »

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