Tax Policy

4 Questions CEOs Need to Ask Their CFO About the New Bonus Depreciation Tax...

Tax season is behind us, but it’s never too early for businesses to plan for the future. One of the more recent changes that Congress has made to the tax code involves the accounting rules that apply to the first-year bonus depreciation of business equipment.

How Reducing the Corporate Interest Tax Deduction Can Impact Middle Market Equity

While there aren't yet any specific laws on the table, the corporate interest tax deduction is becoming an issue in the presidential election. Over the past year, candidates on both sides of the aisle have made proposals to limit the CIT as part adjustments to the tax code.

Additional Effects of the Tax Inversion Rule Business Leaders Should Be Aware Of

Okay, so it's no longer attractive to merge two large companies, then set sail for cheaper shores. You probably weren’t planning to anyway. But what most CEOs don’t realize is that the Tax Inversion Rule has additional ramifications that could affect all companies.

3D Printing: CEOs Need to Focus Their Attention on the Global Tax Challenge

New global digital business models are a source of acute tax uncertainty today. Simple tax questions—where did this transaction take place? Where was this software developed? Can have complicated answers in an interconnected world.

4 Ways for CEOs to Win the Debate Over Tax-Inversion Deals

By now, American companies seeking to lower corporate taxes by merging with foreign-based outfits—in so-called “tax inversion” deals—have become political punching bags.

A 5 Question Quiz for Any Board Considering a Tax Inversion Deal

You may have thought this trend was behind us, but “tax inversion” acquisitions are still going on across America’s borders, despite U.S.-government efforts to curb them. As a result, many boards are still faced with the difficult choice between shareholder value and patriotism.

The ACA’s Excise Tax: Are You Prepared for the 2018 Deadline?

Leaders must always look ahead and take action today against what seems like an uncertain tomorrow.

Mid-Marketers Want Congress to Take Action on Tax Reform

If the U.S. middle market—which employs 32 million people—were a country, it would have the 4th largest GDP in the world, according to commercial lender CIT. In addition, it takes in more than $6 trillion in revenues and creates 25% of all U.S. jobs. Based on its size, it would not be difficult for the middle market to effect change, and when it comes to corporate taxes, that’s exactly what the collective group is trying to do.

Top 10 International Tax Pitfalls

With more and more small to medium sized companies operating across borders, many are falling victim to increasingly complex international tax rules. Here’s how to get it under control.

States and Tax Incentives — What You Need to Know

When deciding where to establish or relocate a business, tax rates, credits, and incentives are an important consideration. And as corporate and income tax rates vary by state, it's crucial to know the landscape before entering a market. Here's an in-depth guide and what you should focus on.
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