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Emerging Leader: Jason Weinstein

Jason Weinstein first became interested in tax when he was working after college for the governor of New Jersey. “The governor’s office wanted to push through a package of tax reform. I only had tangential involvement in the whole thing, but it was my job to write the governor’s briefing… Read more »

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Kurtis Bond

Kurtis Bond first gravitated toward tax when he was in law school. “I think it was the problem-solving that initially interested me—the challenge of figuring out how to navigate and interpret a complex statute that applies to a wide range of relationships,” he explains. In addition, Bond says, he really… Read more »

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DSTs in Europe, as of March 2020

As of March, several European countries in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) have implemented, published proposals to enact, or announced intentions to implement a digital services tax (DST). Although each country’s DST differs slightly, all DSTs have revenue thresholds, both domestic and global, below which companies are… Read more »

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Are You Ready for DAC6? Mandatory Reporting and Exchange of Cross-Border Tax Arrangements Are Fast Approaching

Complex new tax reporting requirements are right around the corner for companies with business operations in the European Union (EU). In June 2018, the EU issued the fifth amendment to its Directive on Administrative Cooperation—commonly called DAC6—calling for “relevant” taxpayers or their intermediaries to report certain cross-border tax arrangements to… Read more »

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Dealing With Tax Exemption Certificate Issues

This is the eighth 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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Uncertain Times, Uncertain Costs: Deducting Expenditures Subject to Pending Insurance Claims

The Experts: Lee Kelley, Kandyce Korotky, and Jeffrey Zink With the global pandemic COVID-19 upending business operations worldwide, companies are incurring unexpected—and often large—costs. Some of these costs may ultimately be covered by insurance. Given the unprecedented circumstances, however, there are bound to be questions and disagreements about which of… Read more »

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Keeping You Connected and Informed

The COVID-19 crisis has disrupted workplace practices and dramatically changed the way in-house tax professionals and government officials must perform their jobs. TEI is committed to keeping you connected and informed during these challenging times by providing you the resources, tools, and support you need. TEI’s Virtual Education Information Center Staying… Read more »

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Accelerating the Use of Tech Tools to Reach the Next Level

This is the seventh 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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RPA, DLT, ML, and AI: The New Normal in the Tax Function

The Expert: Anli Chen As recently as five years ago, technologies such as robotic process automation (RPA), distributed ledger technology (DLT), machine learning (ML), and artificial intelligence (AI) were mere technology buzzwords for most tax professionals. Now, rarely do you see an organization that is not incorporating these technologies into… Read more »

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Fortifying TEI’s Future

When Paul Smith and his colleagues founded Tax Executives Institute (TEI) in 1944, the global economic landscape was almost exclusively on a war footing, with industrial productivity (in the United States and elsewhere) focused on supporting the Allied war effort. Smith’s vision for an organization dedicated to supporting industry tax… Read more »

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