TEI Roundtable No. 42: A Deep Dive Into the Murky Waters of UTPs
Uncertain tax positions (UTPs) offer taxpayers both opportunities and challenges. We wanted to take a closer look at this important issue, so, of course, we assembled a roundtable of knowledgeable tax professionals, including George Clarke, partner at the Washington, D.C., office of Baker McKenzie; George Hani, member with Miller &… Read more »
TEI Roundtable No. 41: Tax Insurance: An Agent of Change
It’s on the front burner these days
The tax insurance market is rapidly evolving and its benefits are becoming more widespread, especially in the area of mergers and acquisitions. To find out more about what’s happening in this space, we convened a roundtable comprising four knowledgeable professionals who gave us the real skinny on tax insurance: Jordan… Read more »
TEI Roundtable No. 40: Foreign Tax Credit Regulations
Are you up-to-date?
For almost four decades, the foreign tax credit regulations have established a three-part net gain requirement for determining when a particular foreign levy is an income tax. Now, things have changed. We assembled a panel of knowledgeable tax practitioners in the space to discuss how these changes came about and… Read more »
TEI Roundtable No. 39: DEMPE Functions and Their Impact on International Taxes
What should we make of a concept encompassing the development, enhancement, maintenance, protection, and exploitation of IP?
At TEI’s 72nd Midyear Conference in Washington, D.C., the Institute conducted a terrific session that focused on the DEMPE functions—development, enhancement, maintenance, protection, and exploitation of intellectual property—as laid out by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s (OECD’s) Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Project and its impact on… Read more »
TEI Roundtable No. 38: The Tax Department of the Future
The more things change (and they definitely are changing), the more things will change some more
What does the tax department of the future look like? Not easy to predict, right? At the TEI Midyear Conference, we gathered a stellar panel to discuss crucial questions that impact every Institute member. Below is an edited transcript of half of that discussion, but not to worry. You… Read more »
TEI Roundtable No. 37: Lessons Learned From TCJA Implementation
What are the implications for Biden’s proposals?
This roundtable was conducted on October 27 as the closing plenary session of TEI’s 76th Annual Conference in Florida. The session, Lessons Learned From TCJA Implementation and Implications for Biden’s Proposals, featured four distinguished panelists who shared their perspectives on the practical implementation and administration of business tax reform legislation:… Read more »
TEI Roundtable No. 36: The Total Transformation of the Tax Function
Technology—ERP, AI, robotics, and much, much more—is leading the way
Clearly, the corporate tax function has been transforming dramatically in the last decade as new technology has emerged at an accelerated pace. But we’ve been so busy keeping up with the evolving transformation, do we know exactly how it’s actually been changed? To get a handle on that thorny issue,… Read more »
TEI Roundtable No. 35: Enforcement in 2021—and Beyond
What can taxpayers realistically expect?
There’s a new sheriff in D.C., but what does that mean for taxpayers in terms of enforcement? That’s a difficult question. As you might expect, we convened a roundtable of some of the most notable forecasters in the tax space to discuss this issue, including Brad Pees, lead tax controversy… Read more »
TEI Roundtable No. 34: International Tax Issues and the Global Pandemic
No area of tax has escaped the influence of the global pandemic, and that certainly includes international tax, the theme of this issue of Tax Executive. But what exactly has the impact of COVID-19 been, and what is likely to be its impact throughout 2021? To take a deeper dive… Read more »
TEI Roundtable No. 33: Leveraging IT for State Tax Departments During the Pandemic
It’s difficult enough to manage state tax departments in “normal” times. But imagine if you had to do it in a pandemic. No imagination necessary anymore, of course. It’s as real as it gets, and we wanted to find out what this “new normal” has really been like, so, not… Read more »
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