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Our latest issue of TaxCareerDigest includes our recent webinar on Aligning Tax to Strategic Business Objectives and our latest studies on the state of Diversity and Women's employment in the tax profession. We also include valuable articles discussing BEPS, transfer pricing, and corporate tax reform.

New Drivers for Tax Function Performance Webinar Series
By: TaxTalent

Like most business operations today, the tax function faces increasing pressure to be more strategic, maximize efficiencies and increase productivity without adding unwarranted costs. This trend is creating demand for a new type of tax professional who can bring valuable business understanding on top of technical acumen.The end goal is to effectively align the tax function with strategic business understanding to drive measurable value that produces P&L and cash benefits without increasing risk. In our second webinar installment, Tim McDonald, VP Global Taxes at Procter and Gamble and Sitecore CFO, Ahmed Rubaie joined Tony Santiago to discuss how you can align your tax function with targeted business objectives.

The Last Domino to Fall Resulting in Corporate Tax Reform?
By: Brian Jessen & Stanley Jozefiak, TruePartners Consulting

It’s clear that the concept of corporate inversion, where a U.S.-based multinational corporation restructures to be replaced by a foreign parent potentially reducing its U.S. taxes, has found itself in the crosshairs of the Treasury Department, the Internal Revenue Service, Capitol Hill, and the White House. It has even reached outside of our borders, causing the OECD to put forth an action plan dealing with international tax avoidance techniques. With these major players all throwing their hats into the ring, the ring suddenly finds itself crowded, holding the heaviest of heavyweights, all with a propensity and desire to be the last one standing.

2015 Diversity in the Tax Profession Report
By: TaxTalent

The topic of racial diversity in the workplace is an issue that seems to grow stronger each year. We are hopeful that with our efforts we can develop an awareness of, and a new trend in, attracting and promoting diverse talent in the tax field. Like our previously published diversity studies in 2007 and 2010, this year we have analyzed data from degreed individuals within the civilian labor force, employees at all levels from the Big 4 Public Accounting firms, and data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics that provides a comparison specifically for the public sector. Read our exclusive report to learn the results of our research.

2015 Women in Tax Report
By: TaxTalent

TaxTalent has seen a significant need over the years to improve the tax profession through increased diversity. In order to identify the current gender breakdown within corporate in-house tax departments, we have analyzed data at various career levels from our extensive database of tax professionals. We have also gathered data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics that will provide a comparison specifically for the public sector. Read our exclusive report to learn the results of our research.

Asia Pacific - BEPS implications for taxation in the region

The global movement to curb tax base erosion and profit shifting has gathered steam over the past year, culminating recently with the first wave of concrete results. From the proposals of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on tax transparency and transfer pricing to the European Union’s country-by-country tax reporting rules, to unilateral legislative action by countries worldwide, these projects are advancing at a fast pace. Read KPMG's report to learn how BEPS is impacting the Asia-Pac region.

Transfer Pricing Times, Volume XI, Issue 10
By: Duff & Phelps

In this issue of Transfer Pricing Times, learn about the latest OECD releases and IRS notices impacting transfer pricing and corporate inversions.