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How Adobe Streamlined Tax to Scale Its Business
Dramatic shift in online purchasing has ripple effect

Some of the statistics about consumption in the United States are truly jarring. There are more than three shopping centers for every high school, according to industry data and the Department of Education. For each person, forty-eight square feet of retail capacity exists, CNBC reported earlier this year. The average… Read more »

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Playbook for a Successful Tax Technology Solution
Key to success: Engage tax technology and IT resources early and ensure continued involvement

The business and tax environments are changing rapidly, significantly affecting how corporate tax functions leverage technology, engage with their information technology (IT) departments, and execute technology projects. To adapt to challenging times, tax needs to reevaluate how it exploits data and technology and reconsider the skill sets needed to transform… Read more »

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Reimagining the Future of Work
Talent-first strategy positions your people for unpredictable journeys

Recently, business media coverage has shifted from a heavy focus on the effectiveness of new technologies to a growing emphasis on the qualifications of the people who will use those tools most effectively. The lens has been recalibrated—away from which products, platforms, and algorithms make artificial intelligence (AI) and intelligent… Read more »

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Indirect Taxes, Canada: Impact of Delivery Terms
Effect is significant on application of GST/HST on imports, exports, and sales

Canada imposes a five percent federal value-added tax called the goods and services tax (GST), which applies to the supply of most goods and services in Canada and to imports of most goods into Canada. Five Canadian provinces (Ontario, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador)… Read more »

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Indirect Taxes, Canada: Cross-Border Developments
Court decisions, interagency tensions, and ETA amendments could significantly affect taxpayers doing business in Canada or with Canadian companies

Three recent Canadian goods and services/harmonized sales tax (GST/HST) developments may have significant consequences for and warrant close attention from those engaged in businesses either in Canada or outside Canada with business or financial interests in Canada, as well as their tax advisors. One of these concerns is whether the… Read more »

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Indirect Taxes: United Kingdom
Brexit expected to affect tax policy for at least a generation

On June 23, 2016, the United Kingdom voted in a national referendum on whether the UK should remain a member of the European Union. It was a simple in-or-out question asked of the British people, of whom 51.9 percent voted to leave the EU and 48.1 percent voted to remain.… Read more »

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TEI Roundtable No. 15: A VAT in the United States—Fat Chance?
Will we ever enact a value-added tax, or is it just too political?

Many countries in the world have a value-added tax (VAT), including our neighbor to the north. But, so far, Congress has shied away from implementing a VAT in the United States, for—and let’s be real—mostly political reasons. But is it an impossibility? For this roundtable, we convened a group of… Read more »

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Indirect Taxes: India
Goods and services consumption tax heralds new era

India is witnessing one of the most significant events in its fiscal history with the introduction of the goods and services tax (GST), a single comprehensive destination-based consumption tax. The country’s current indirect tax system consists of the following taxes levied by the federal and state governments: The GST framework… Read more »

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Imports and Exports, Canada: What You Really Need to Know About GST/HST
The ins and outs of a multistage value-added tax payable by the ultimate consumer

When doing business with another country, the sales tax implications are an important consideration. It is possible for nonresidents of Canada1 to acquire goods and services in Canada for export without having to pay the goods and services tax/harmonized sales tax (GST/HST). It is also possible for nonresidents to provide… Read more »

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TEI Roundtable No. 14 The Evolving Role of State Tax Professionals
More responsibility, more tax integration now part of landscape

In recent years, we’ve seen the role of state tax professionals change fairly significantly, in terms of responsibilities, having a “seat at the table,” and relationships with their supervisors and peers. To find out more about what’s happening in this space, we convened a roundtable of state tax professionals including… Read more »

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