BizTax Insights http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/13731/feed en DC’s “Yoga Tax,” “Turkey Tax,” “Tan Tax,” “Too-much-stuff Tax” http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/dc-s-yoga-tax-turkey-tax-tan-tax-too-much-stuff-tax <div class="node-body blog-body">There’s never a solution that makes everyone happy when taxes are increased.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/biztax-insights">BizTax Insights</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/dc-s-yoga-tax-turkey-tax-tan-tax-too-much-stuff-tax" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/dc-s-yoga-tax-turkey-tax-tan-tax-too-much-stuff-tax#comments Tax & Accounting BizTax Insights Wed, 09 Jul 2014 18:14:00 +0000 15641 at http://businessfinancemag.com Sales Tax Burden Stays Flat for U.S. Consumers and Businesses in Q1 2014 http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/sales-tax-burden-stays-flat-us-consumers-and-businesses-q1-2014 <div class="node-body blog-body">U.S. sales tax burden stayed flat, and indirect tax changes declined in the first quarter of 2014.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/biztax-insights">BizTax Insights</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/sales-tax-burden-stays-flat-us-consumers-and-businesses-q1-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/sales-tax-burden-stays-flat-us-consumers-and-businesses-q1-2014#comments Tax & Accounting BizTax Insights Thu, 29 May 2014 14:30:00 +0000 15621 at http://businessfinancemag.com Leveraging Existing ERP Technology: A Hybrid Approach to Indirect Tax Compliance http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/leveraging-existing-erp-technology-hybrid-approach-indirect-tax-compliance <div class="node-body blog-body">When it comes to indirect taxes, it's not a good idea to rely on an ERP system alone to achieve full compliance.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/biztax-insights">BizTax Insights</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/leveraging-existing-erp-technology-hybrid-approach-indirect-tax-compliance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/leveraging-existing-erp-technology-hybrid-approach-indirect-tax-compliance#comments Tax & Accounting Technology BizTax Insights Tue, 27 May 2014 14:51:00 +0000 15611 at http://businessfinancemag.com Does the Cloud Make Sense for Your Business? http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/does-cloud-make-sense-your-business <div class="node-body blog-body">There is no right or wrong answer when it comes to on-premise versus the cloud, but there is a right or wrong answer for your company. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/biztax-insights">BizTax Insights</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/does-cloud-make-sense-your-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/does-cloud-make-sense-your-business#comments Tax & Accounting BizTax Insights Thu, 27 Mar 2014 18:28:00 +0000 15491 at http://businessfinancemag.com Food, Teeth, Yachts, Alcohol and Marijuana: 2013 Quirky Sales Tax Laws Revealed http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/food-teeth-yachts-alcohol-and-marijuana-2013-quirky-sales-tax-laws-revealed <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>As if corporate tax departments didn&rsquo;t have enough to deal with, our <a href="http://thomsonreuters.com/press-releases/012014/thomson-reuters-reveals-quirky-sales-tax-laws" target="_blank">annual quirky taxes</a> release underscores just how challenging sales and use tax compliance can be. On top of keeping abreast of over 14,000 taxing jurisdictions, and the thousands of &ldquo;normal&rdquo; indirect tax code changes a year, businesses are chartered with interpreting these strange and often downright confusing laws and then implementing them into their operational systems.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/biztax-insights">BizTax Insights</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/food-teeth-yachts-alcohol-and-marijuana-2013-quirky-sales-tax-laws-revealed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/food-teeth-yachts-alcohol-and-marijuana-2013-quirky-sales-tax-laws-revealed#comments Tax & Accounting BizTax Insights Wed, 05 Feb 2014 20:08:00 +0000 15431 at http://businessfinancemag.com <p>Carla Yrjanson</p> County Tax Assessors Investing in Technology: The Implications for Businesses http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/county-tax-assessors-investing-technology-implications-businesses <div class="node-body blog-body">What can business do to keep in-step with increasingly technically-savvy local government?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/biztax-insights">BizTax Insights</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/county-tax-assessors-investing-technology-implications-businesses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/county-tax-assessors-investing-technology-implications-businesses#comments Tax & Accounting BizTax Insights Wed, 29 Jan 2014 14:29:00 +0000 15421 at http://businessfinancemag.com <p>Carla Yrjanson</p> Tax Leaders Struggle to Find Accurate and Complete Data http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/tax-leaders-struggle-find-accurate-and-complete-data <div class="node-body blog-body">Finding the right data in a timely manner is no easy feat.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/biztax-insights">BizTax Insights</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/tax-leaders-struggle-find-accurate-and-complete-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/tax-leaders-struggle-find-accurate-and-complete-data#comments Tax & Accounting BizTax Insights Fri, 10 Jan 2014 15:11:00 +0000 15361 at http://businessfinancemag.com U.N. Official Discusses Transfer Pricing Manual http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/un-official-discusses-transfer-pricing-manual <div class="node-body blog-body">The U.N. Manual is designed to help developing countries interpret and implement the arm’s-length principle.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/biztax-insights">BizTax Insights</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/un-official-discusses-transfer-pricing-manual" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/un-official-discusses-transfer-pricing-manual#comments Gold Tax & Accounting BizTax Insights Mon, 16 Dec 2013 19:10:00 +0000 15301 at http://businessfinancemag.com Holiday Shopping: Will the Sales Tax Burden Shift to Online Retailers? http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/holiday-shopping-will-sales-tax-burden-shift-online-retailers <div class="node-body blog-body">Online retailers in certain states may be enjoying their last holiday season free from the sales tax compliance burden.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/biztax-insights">BizTax Insights</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/holiday-shopping-will-sales-tax-burden-shift-online-retailers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/holiday-shopping-will-sales-tax-burden-shift-online-retailers#comments Gold Tax & Accounting BizTax Insights Thu, 12 Dec 2013 14:30:00 +0000 15271 at http://businessfinancemag.com Sales Tax Burden Increases for U.S. Consumers and Businesses in Q3 2013 http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/sales-tax-burden-increases-us-consumers-and-businesses-q3-2013 <div class="node-body blog-body">Any tax change represents a significant operational burden for businesses that are chartered with collecting sales tax on behalf of government.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/biztax-insights">BizTax Insights</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/sales-tax-burden-increases-us-consumers-and-businesses-q3-2013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/sales-tax-burden-increases-us-consumers-and-businesses-q3-2013#comments Tax & Accounting BizTax Insights Tue, 19 Nov 2013 13:52:00 +0000 15151 at http://businessfinancemag.com What Big Data Means for Tax Departments http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/what-big-data-means-tax-departments <div class="node-body blog-body">Most tax departments need only a small portion of what’s available in the massive sea of corporate Big Data.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/biztax-insights">BizTax Insights</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/what-big-data-means-tax-departments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/what-big-data-means-tax-departments#comments big data Tax & Accounting BizTax Insights Tue, 12 Nov 2013 15:40:00 +0000 15111 at http://businessfinancemag.com Regional Comparables and the Need for Private Company Financials to Avoid Double Taxation http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/regional-comparables-and-need-private-company-financials-avoid-double-taxation <div class="node-body blog-body">Divergent expectations among foreign national tax authorities lead to the risk of double taxation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/biztax-insights">BizTax Insights</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/regional-comparables-and-need-private-company-financials-avoid-double-taxation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/regional-comparables-and-need-private-company-financials-avoid-double-taxation#comments Tax & Accounting BizTax Insights Tue, 05 Nov 2013 19:13:00 +0000 15041 at http://businessfinancemag.com Business Not as Usual at IRS During Shutdown http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/business-not-usual-irs-during-shutdown <div class="node-body blog-body">As the government shutdown lingers, taxpayers are likely to be affected by limited IRS services.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/biztax-insights">BizTax Insights</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/business-not-usual-irs-during-shutdown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/business-not-usual-irs-during-shutdown#comments Tax & Accounting BizTax Insights Tue, 15 Oct 2013 17:36:00 +0000 14851 at http://businessfinancemag.com Preparing for Transparency Requirements from the OECD http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/preparing-transparency-requirements-oecd <div class="node-body blog-body">The OECD will establish a working party on aggressive tax planning and look at rules requiring taxpayers to disclose tax planning arrangements.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/biztax-insights">BizTax Insights</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/preparing-transparency-requirements-oecd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/preparing-transparency-requirements-oecd#comments Tax & Accounting BizTax Insights Mon, 07 Oct 2013 13:57:00 +0000 14771 at http://businessfinancemag.com Why Do Multinationals Have Lower Effective Tax Rates? http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/why-do-multinationals-have-lower-effective-tax-rates <div class="node-body blog-body">The effective tax rate of a multinational corporation is a complicated figure, especially when compared to a business operating within a single tax jurisdiction. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/biztax-insights">BizTax Insights</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/why-do-multinationals-have-lower-effective-tax-rates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/why-do-multinationals-have-lower-effective-tax-rates#comments Tax & Accounting BizTax Insights Fri, 20 Sep 2013 03:47:00 +0000 14621 at http://businessfinancemag.com