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On May 31, the G20/OECD Inclusive Framework on BEPS released a two-pillar program of work that could fundamentally change longstanding rules governing international taxation of all large multinational entities—not just highly digitized ones. What should tax executives know? Participants will examine proposed changes and identify how their companies could be affected.
Navigating transfer pricing and customs rules can be complex. Tax professionals can face many uncertainties. It is important to be familiar with compliance and tax planning considerations. Participants will examine differences between the rules, identify compliance risks, and explore value-creation opportunities.
In recent years, the IRS Office of Appeals has initiated numerous policy changes to various programs. What is the current state of the Office of Appeals, including important changes to key programs and initiatives, and how could these developments affect taxpayers and their representatives? Participants will gain insights from the Chief and Deputy Chief of the Office of Appeals about recent developments in its key programs and initiatives.
As companies start to plan for year-end 2019, many could benefit from insights on relevant financial reporting matters. What are the issues identified and lessons learned that may be important to consider as year-end approaches? Participants will learn about important developments and their potential impacts on financial reporting for taxes.
After several years of tax reform in the United States and other countries, transfer pricing controversies still abound. Should multinational businesses still consider Advanced Pricing Agreements (APAs) and Mutual Agreement Procedures (MAPs) as strategies for mitigating the risk of transfer pricing controversies and double taxation? Participants will hear from the Director of the IRS APMA program about transfer pricing, APA, and MAP developments, and identify the related impacts to their organization.
As the US Treasury issues substantial guidance on tax reform topics prompted by 2017 federal changes, states continue to respond with legislation and rule-making in 2019. What recent, important developments should you be aware of? Participants will explore recent state and local tax developments and discover ways their organizations might be affected.
Historically, tax professionals may have had to wait for the data needed to perform their work while finance, IT, or other functions enhanced processes or optimized systems. How can tax departments use data-wrangling technologies to eliminate much of the repetitive, time-intensive data manipulation required in the past? Participants will identify data-wrangling technologies that may already be in use within their companies, identify key functions of these tools, and relate those functions to tax data management challenges.