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International Tax in Flux
With more changes coming, what’s your game plan?

  At this writing we are in the middle of some of the most significant changes to the international tax landscape in a generation. Many of the coming changes are well reported and obvious, others less so. Although busy professionals have precious little time to consider trends and to plan… Read more »

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Q&A With Robert Stack

  Robert Stack served as deputy assistant secretary for international tax affairs in the Office of Policy at the U.S. Department of the Treasury for almost four years before deciding to leave government service. During his tenure, Stack responded to numerous questions from TEI members and recently granted Tax Executive… Read more »

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TEI at Three Score and Thirteen: Respected, Essential-and Evolving
As new leaders inevitably emerge, seasoned professionals say TEI critical to professional, personal growth

Over seventy years ago, a core group of corporate tax professionals met in New York City and created an organization to serve the professional needs of in-house tax executives. Meeting the education, networking, and advocacy needs of business tax professionals has anchored Tax Executives Institute ever since. Over the ensuing… Read more »

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TEI Roundtable No. 12: The Evolving Education of Tax Professionals
Trying to meet corporate needs for more well-rounded students in changing times

The education of tax professionals has never been as important—or as complex. Tax laws and regulations are proliferating, the international tax scene is burgeoning, online education is on the rise, and, according to some observers, many students expect different educational experiences. In November, we convened a roundtable to explore these… Read more »

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TEI Roundtable No. 11: What Keeps CTOs Up at Night
Retroactivity issues and the Apple case may trigger some angst, but what often cause concern for CTOs on the firing line are business developments they don't know about

  For chief tax officers (CTOs), there are everyday worries, and then there are worries that keep them up at night—BEPS, changing compliance requirements, and increasing demands on their time, to name just a few. Tax Executive convened a roundtable to discuss in more detail the changing role of CTOs… Read more »

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Tax Developments in 2016
Part 2: International Tax. A Whole New World for Intangibles

  As the year comes to a close, we have a natural tendency to reflect on the past twelve months. This year has been exciting and challenging. Brexit. Summer Olympics. The U.S. presidential elections. This also has been an exciting and challenging year for international tax professionals deciphering recent guidance.… Read more »

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Tax Developments in 2016
Part 1: Federal Tax Developments Under Sections 385, 355, and 382; and new rules on partnership audits dominate landscape

  This article reviews and analyzes recent law changes and IRS guidance for federal income tax issues this past year. Section 385 Proposed Regulations — Impact on Related-Party Financing Section 385 has been in the Internal Revenue Code since 1969. It was enacted to provide guidance for whether to classify… Read more »

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Corporate Integration: Chairman Hatch’s Straightforward Approach to Tax Reform
Want to have input on the proposal? There's no time like the present

There is consensus that business tax reform needs to occur, but disagreement over how best to achieve it. Earlier this year, Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT), chairman of the Senate Committee on Finance (Senate Finance), announced that he was developing a corporate integration proposal. Although Chairman Hatch has not yet issued… Read more »

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2016 State Tax Bellwethers — Some Cautionary Notes
Commerce is changing – and, not surprisingly, the state and local tax milieu is shifting as well – so taxpayers need to be on their toes

In 2016 several states have used a variety of tools in an attempt to manage challenges that plague all states. From contesting established United States Supreme Court precedents to making broad-sweeping statutory interpretations of state laws, the landscape of state and local tax is shifting to address the evolution of… Read more »

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TEI Roundtable No. 11: Tax Plans of the Presidential Candidates
Shockingly (Haha), Clinton and Trump Proposals Differ Dramatically

This is not your typical presidential election season. So, as we prepare this issue of the magazine, tax issues are not on the front burner. Who knows what will happen during the debates or as the campaign heads inexorably toward Election Day? For this roundtable, we convened a group of… Read more »

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