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Jul 09, 2014

DC’s “Yoga Tax,” “Turkey Tax,” “Tan Tax,” “Too-much-stuff Tax”

There’s never a solution that makes everyone happy when taxes are increased....More
Carla Yrjanson, Thomson Reuters
May 29, 2014

Sales Tax Burden Stays Flat for U.S. Consumers and Businesses in Q1 2014

U.S. sales tax burden stayed flat, and indirect tax changes declined in the first quarter of 2014....More
May 27, 2014

Leveraging Existing ERP Technology: A Hybrid Approach to Indirect Tax Compliance

When it comes to indirect taxes, it's not a good idea to rely on an ERP system alone to achieve full compliance....More
Mar 27, 2014

Does the Cloud Make Sense for Your Business?

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....More
Carla Yrjanson
Feb 05, 2014

Food, Teeth, Yachts, Alcohol and Marijuana: 2013 Quirky Sales Tax Laws Revealed

As if corporate tax departments didn’t have enough to deal with, our annual quirky taxes release underscores just how challenging sales and use....More
Carla Yrjanson
Jan 29, 2014

County Tax Assessors Investing in Technology: The Implications for Businesses

What can business do to keep in-step with increasingly technically-savvy local government?....More
Jan 10, 2014

Tax Leaders Struggle to Find Accurate and Complete Data

Finding the right data in a timely manner is no easy feat....More
Dec 16, 2013

U.N. Official Discusses Transfer Pricing Manual

The U.N. Manual is designed to help developing countries interpret and implement the arm’s-length principle....More
Dec 12, 2013

Holiday Shopping: Will the Sales Tax Burden Shift to Online Retailers?

Online retailers in certain states may be enjoying their last holiday season free from the sales tax compliance burden....More
Carla Yrjanson
Nov 19, 2013

Sales Tax Burden Increases for U.S. Consumers and Businesses in Q3 2013

Any tax change represents a significant operational burden for businesses that are chartered with collecting sales tax on behalf of government....More
Nov 12, 2013

What Big Data Means for Tax Departments

Most tax departments need only a small portion of what’s available in the massive sea of corporate Big Data....More
Nov 05, 2013

Regional Comparables and the Need for Private Company Financials to Avoid Double Taxation

Divergent expectations among foreign national tax authorities lead to the risk of double taxation....More
Remy Farag
Oct 15, 2013

Business Not as Usual at IRS During Shutdown

As the government shutdown lingers, taxpayers are likely to be affected by limited IRS services....More
J. Harold McClure
Oct 07, 2013

Preparing for Transparency Requirements from the OECD

The OECD will establish a working party on aggressive tax planning and look at rules requiring taxpayers to disclose tax planning arrangements....More
J. Harold McClure
Sep 19, 2013

Why Do Multinationals Have Lower Effective Tax Rates?

The effective tax rate of a multinational corporation is a complicated figure, especially when compared to a business operating within a single tax....More
Contributors

Carla Yrjanson

Carla Yrjanson is the Vice President of Tax Research & Content for Indirect Tax within Thomson Reuters. She leads the Tax Research & Content Team which is responsible for delivering Sales/Use...

J. Harold McClure

Dr. James Harold McClure, senior manager of transfer pricing at Thomson Reuters, has over 18 years of transfer pricing and valuation experience and has authored a number of papers on the subject....
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