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Making BEPS Country-by-Country reporting (CbCR) implementation more manageable

Making BEPS Country-by-Country reporting (CbCR) implementation more manageable

For many businesses and their tax teams, BEPS CbCR is new, complex and challenging. But with the right planning and approach it can be effectively Read more…

New BEPS data shows corporate caution

New BEPS data shows corporate caution

BEPS is looming large over the tax affairs of businesses across the world but two factors are slowing compliance. In the meeting rooms of the Read more…

Checklist: 5 questions to measure where you stand on BEPS

Checklist: 5 questions to measure where you stand on BEPS

Are you finding it at least slightly difficult to keep up with new BEPS developments and requirements in countries where you operate? 90 per cent Read more…

Australia: Making BEPS CbC reports public – “a shame to kill the golden goose”

Australia: Making BEPS CbC reports public – “a shame to kill the golden goose”

At an Australian Senate Estimates hearing on October 25, 2017, Australian Tax Commissioner Chris Jordan was asked to respond to calls for making country-by-country (CbC) reports public. Read more…

How Justified Trust Aims to Reassure Taxpayers

How Justified Trust Aims to Reassure Taxpayers

The ATO is using an approach called “justified trust” to reassure other taxpayers that the “big end of town” is paying its fair share of Read more…

Dynamic Duos: The Future of Tax and Accounting

Dynamic Duos: The Future of Tax and Accounting

Almost half of Australian executives and a quarter of CEOs predict that their businesses will be significantly transformed in the next 3 years, either through Read more…

Determine your BEPS readiness with this checklist

Determine your BEPS readiness with this checklist

How well prepared are you for the arrival of the ATO’s Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) measures? Thomson Reuter’s publicly available 2016 Global BEPS Read more…

6 crucial questions to measure your BEPS readiness

6 crucial questions to measure your BEPS readiness

With the Federal Government and ATO both well prepared for the new BEPS regime, attention is turning to business. How ready is your organisation for BEPS?

Mentally Taxing: Wellbeing and the Accountant

Mentally Taxing: Wellbeing and the Accountant

Today is World Mental Health Day. Only 3 percent of the world’s finance professionals are able to sleep soundly. The role of Senior Corporate Executive came in at number 7 in Forbes Top Stressful Jobs of 2017. And with increasing pressure from governments, boards and investors to disclose an accurate tax position, we as tax and accounting professionals, have our fair share of reasons to feel stressed, anxious and depressed. So what help is on offer?

Share and Share alike: how finance leaders can do more with less

Share and Share alike: how finance leaders can do more with less

Why finance is proving the path to digital transformation, exploring finance leaders attitudes to digitising the finance function.   Today’s finance leader has a much more strategic role Read more…

Featured Resources

Remaining competitive in 2016

Accounting research should be an ongoing priority for every firm, as it helps with remaining competitive.  But many fail to invest in this vital area. Read more…

Developing talent for your firm – a guide to training and empowering the heroes of your firm

The Australian accounting profession is facing a critical skills shortfall at a time when job prospects for the profession remain strong. In this free ebook, Read more…

Chevron Australia Holdings Pty Ltd v Commissioner of Taxation

Currency of Denomination and Credit Spreads Revisited Chevron and the Australian Tax Office (ATO) litigated a 5-year intercompany loan to Chevron’s Australian affiliate involving US$2.5 Read more…

Common mistakes when marketing your accounting firm – free ebook

Everyone makes mistakes, but there are ways to avoid common errors when marketing your accounting business so you can engage effectively with potential clients and Read more…

Accountants and the gender pay gap – infographic

There’s a significant pay gap in the Australian workforce, with women earning on average 24.74% less than men across all industries. Even in the accounting Read more…

Choosing the right accounting research platform for your firm

Accountants rely on the latest research tools and insights to deliver the best service to their tax and accounting clients and position themselves as trusted Read more…

Diversity in the accounting industry – free ebook

Diversity within the workforce is an ongoing challenge for Australian industries, including the tax and accounting sector. In this ebook, we’ll examine the business case Read more…

ATO’s new data matching system – Video The ATO's data-matching system is now very sophisticated and operates on a large scale. The sources it matches are wide and the aim is to check that taxpayers are complying properly with the tax laws.
2015 GLOBAL BEPS READINESS SURVEY REPORT INFOGRAPHIC

Thomson Reuters, in conjunction with International Tax Review™, conducted a survey of  180 tax professionals at multinational companies (MNCs) about their preparations for the OECD’s Base Read more…

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