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As 2018 comes to a close, calendar-year companies are preparing for year-end, working through traditional ASC 740 challenges and new 2017 US tax legislation-related items. In addition, with the measurement period provided by SAB 118 coming to a close, calendar and fiscal year-end companies will be finalizing financial impacts on their tax provision. Participants will gain valuable insights on important year-end tax accounting issues and opportunities.
Historically, rewards programs have largely been one-size-fits-all, but now companies are taking a more workforce-centered, agile, and flexible approach. How does this new model work in the global mobility realm? Participants will learn how mobility rewards programs can be delivered more continuously, more aligned with individual preferences, and based more on employees’ whole contribution.
Recent actions around trade agreements and tariffs have created confusion and potential tariff risks for many US and global companies. How can you distinguish rhetoric from reality? Participants will learn to distinguish facts from hype around the current global trade environment and explore strategies for addressing potential tariff risks.
The 2017 US tax legislation introduced significant new calculations and data requirements, yet many tax departments today largely rely on manual, spreadsheet-based calculation processes to satisfy those requirements. Relief may be near as tax technology vendors roll out functionality for use in the 2018 tax compliance cycle. Participants will learn about new tax technology functionality to support and automate key requirements of the 2017 US tax legislation.
The challenges of US international tax compliance in terms of transparency and granularity of reporting expand dramatically in the coming year. What do tax departments face as they prepare to address these expanding requirements while documenting and refining tax positions in the different tax reform areas? Participants will explore leading practices for planning their 2018 tax compliance processes.
Due to increased payroll tax audit activity, more organizations are taking action to address the potential risks arising from business travel, both domestically and abroad. Companies should understand benefits that can be derived from monitoring business travel. What are progressive companies doing? Participants will learn about innovative ways to address risks associated with business travel tax compliance.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) of 2017 was the biggest change in US tax law since 1986. A year into it, what are major impacts on various aspects of business operations and planning? Participants will learn new perspectives on how businesses are responding to the TCJA.