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IRS Issues Final Regulations On US CbC Reporting,
by Mike Godfrey,, Washington
Last updated 22 hours ago | Friday, July 1, 2016
On June 30, 2016, the Internal Revenue Service issued final regulations in the Federal Register to require annual country-by-country reporting by the ultimate parent entities of US multinational enterprise groups that have annual revenues in their preceding annual accounting periods of USD850m or more. [ FULL STORY ]
Increased IRS Budget Would Cut US Tax Gap: CBO,
by Mike Godfrey,, Washington
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
The Congressional Budget Office has estimated that increasing the enforcement budget of the Internal Revenue Service, as proposed by President Barack Obama and argued for by the agency's Commissioner, John Koskinen, would reduce the US tax gap. [ FULL STORY ]
South Africa Guaranteed US AGOA Access Until 2025,
by Lorys Charalambous,, Cyprus
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
The South African Department of Trade and Industry has confirmed that all contentious issues have been resolved, and that access for South Africa's agricultural goods into the United States under the African Growth and Opportunity Act is now guaranteed until 2025. [ FULL STORY ]
Congress Examines IRS Attitude To Small Businesses,
by Mike Godfrey,, Washington
Monday, June 27, 2016
The US House of Representatives Small Business Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax, and Capital Access has held a hearing to examine the attitude of the Internal Revenue Service toward small business. [ FULL STORY ]
US, S Korea Open To Bilateral UK Free Trade Deals,
by Mike Godfrey,, Washington
Monday, June 27, 2016
The Chairman of the US House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee, Kevin Brady, and the South Korean Foreign Minister, Yun Byung-se, have said their countries are open to agreeing bilateral free trade agreements with the United Kingdom if it decouples from the European Union. [ FULL STORY ]
IMF Presses For US Tax Reforms,
by Mike Godfrey,, Washington
Friday, June 24, 2016
The International Monetary Fund has called for comprehensive US tax reform that would reduce statutory income tax rates, make individual tax more progressive, and re-balance the tax code from direct to indirect taxes. [ FULL STORY ]
IRS Takes Taxpayer Protection Actions,
by Mike Godfrey,, Washington
Friday, June 24, 2016
Taking precautionary steps to protect taxpayers, the US Internal Revenue Service has announced that the e-filing personal identification number tool is no longer available on the agency's website, and that it is putting in place new requirements for participants using the Income Verification Express Service. [ FULL STORY ]
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