Author: Jamie Eagan

Use Right Tools and Collaboration to Manage BEPS 2.0 

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On July 1, 2021, we witnessed history as more than 130 countries approved a framework to reform international tax rules. It was agreed that the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) would take a two-pillar approach, with adoption planned for 2023. Pillar One aligns taxing rights… Read more »

Interview With IRS Deputy Chief Information Officer Kaschit Pandya
IRS and TEI working group coordinates efforts to optimize IRS technology

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To keep current on tax issues, TEI members always like to hear directly from top Internal Revenue Service officials. So, we were thrilled when Kaschit Pandya, deputy chief information officer at the IRS, accepted our invitation to be interviewed by Brian Kaufman, vice president and tax counsel at Capital One…

The Sixth Circuit’s Whirlpool Opinion—What’s the Impact?
Ruling disregards regulatory manufacturing exception but preserves right to rely on regulations in applying branch rule

The US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit issued a majority opinion in Whirlpool Financial Corporation & Consolidated Subsidiaries v. Commissioner1 that disregards the regulatory manufacturing exception to foreign base company sales income (FBCSI). That said, taxpayers still have the right to rely on the regulations in applying the…

TEI’s Monthly CTO Discussion Group Series

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TEI has launched a new monthly discussion series for members serving in the role of chief tax officer/head of tax, where we tackle timely topics of particular interest to those leading their company’s tax function. Over the past several months, these calls have addressed tax department hiring trends, insights on… Read more »

Tax Outlook 2022: The Halfway Mark

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Earlier this year, BDO published the findings of its 2022 BDO Tax Outlook Survey, which aimed to gather data surrounding tax departments’ planning strategies, biggest concerns, and tax technology, among other topics. The good news is that the vast majority—seventy-two percent—of survey respondents said their tax departments were thriving, and… Read more »

TEI’s 2022 Federal Tax Course – Level 1

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TEI’s perennially popular Federal Tax Course – Level 1 returned to its immersive in-person format at the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center on the campus of Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan, last month. This year’s course—the first to be offered since April 2019—drew over ninety registrants from across… Read more »

TEI Tax Technology Seminar Proves Invaluable

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Are You Current on Superfund Excise Taxes?

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If you’re a manufacturer or importer of chemicals and unfamiliar with Superfund excise taxes, which have recently been reinstated, this interview will give you peace of mind. It’s a discussion of the past, present, and future of Superfund excise taxes with Senay Redda, vice president of business development for indirect tax… Read more »

The Impact of Tax Credits and Incentives on Business Plans
The Expert: Matt Kelley

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If you’re steeped in high-impact tax issues, you know how important tax credits and incentives can be when developing and implementing a business plan. They’re not only important—they also can be complex, especially in today’s economic climate. That’s why we thought a one-on-one interview with an expert would be valuable…