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Improving Leadership Value in the Next Phase of the Information Age
By: Tony Santiago
Over the last decade, technology has secured a mainstream role in the optimization of the tax function while creating a huge new opportunity in the human resource side of tax department operations. The new, big data wave of qualitative human resource data will increase relevancy and importance for the foreseeable future. If leveraged properly, these new data points will help tax leaders more effectively attract, retain and manage their staff and key talent. If these data points are ignored, it could prevent the ability for tax departments to effectively compete in the market.
Finding Your Own Replacements
By: Accounting Today
The straight-and-narrow roads that once guided young professionals in their accounting careers have long since been intersected by alternate pathways. Changes in the profession, like a shift to consulting work, competition in niche industries, and the workplace expectations and habits of Millennials, have paved new roads for professionals, and whether or not the ultimate destination is partnership, firms have to respect and nurture these routes or risk losing employees altogether.
2013 Tax Software Survey
By: Journal of Accountancy
Each year, The Tax Adviser Magazine and the Journal of Accountancy ask readers what they like and dislike about their preparation software. This year, more than 5,000 tax professionals evaluated the software they used to prepare 2012 tax returns.
Is There One Right Apportionment Formula?
By: Cara Griffith
On November 1st, Tax Analysts sponsored a conference addressing the Multistate Tax Commission’s rewrite of Article IV of the Multistate Tax Compact, which incorporates, nearly verbatim, the Uniform Division of Income for Tax Purposes Act (UDITPA). This is a topic of interest to state and local tax practitioners because many states incorporate, in whole or in part, Article IV in their tax statutes.
International Tax News
Keeping up with the constant flow of
international tax developments worldwide
can be a real challenge for multinational
companies. This publication offers updates and analysis
on developments taking place around the
world, authored by specialists in PwC’s global
international tax network.
Advantages and Potential Pitfalls of Adopting Transfer Pricing Safe Harbors in the US Regulations
By: Duff & Phelps
Compliance with global transfer pricing documentation requirements has become ever more onerous for taxpayers as an increasing number of countries have adopted unique rules. This article discusses how safe harbors can potentially alleviate the concerns multinational companies and taxing authorities are facing.