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2014-05-12 20:22:39

LONDON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than four out of five (81%) companies surveyed expect already heightened tax risks to accelerate in the next two years. This is according to a new global report by EY, Bridging the Divide, which also finds companies view the potential lack of coordination by national governments around the Organisation for Economic Cooperation & Development's (OECD) Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) project as a major risk....

2014-05-09 12:29:20

MCMINNVILLE, Ore., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Transaction Tax Resources, Inc. (TTR) is in the business of helping global companies get sales and use tax right. It all starts with a tax answer. After all, the only reason a professional digs through tax laws and company facts is, of course, to get a tax answer. Without a tax answer a company cannot pay tax correctly. Tax filings are not correct without a tax answer. Audits are a nightmare if tax answers are incorrect. Photo -...

2014-04-29 12:34:44

Advocates Urge Legislators to pass "Hospital Profit Transparency and Fairness Act" BOSTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a State House press conference today, advocates presented lists of over 40 Massachusetts hospitals with money stored in offshore accounts (see list at the end of this release) and urged legislators to demand greater transparency in hospital finances by passing The Hospital Profit Transparency & Fairness Act (H3844). The initiative petition will...

2014-04-15 23:07:56

Peck brings valuable tax experience to the Tax Research and Project Group. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Habif, Arogeti & Wynne, LLP(HA&W), the largest Georgia-headquartered tax, accounting and business consulting firm, announced today that David Peck has joined the Firm as a tax manager in the Tax Research and Project Group. Peck brings with him to HA&W years of tax consulting experience. He assists clients with services ranging from international tax matters such...

2014-04-15 12:23:35

BOSTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlantic Power Corporation (TSX: ATP) (NYSE: AT) (the "Company" or "Atlantic Power") today announced its distribution for the month of April 2014. A dividend of Cdn$0.03333 per common share will be payable on May 30, 2014 to holders of record at the close of business on April 30, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110809/NE49346LOGO Tax Information for ShareholdersAtlantic Power Corporation designates its entire dividend to be an...

2014-04-11 10:55:02

New study puts a cost on 'round-tripping,' a method investors use to avoid the tax collector Tax evasion is widely assumed to be an eternal problem for governments — but how widespread is it? For the first time, a new study, co-authored by an MIT professor, has put a cost on a particular kind of tax evasion, known as "round-tripping," that the U.S. government has been trying to thwart. In round-tripping, U.S. investors move funds to offshore tax havens, then invest in U.S. equity and...

2014-03-26 20:20:09

STAMFORD, Conn., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aircastle Limited (NYSE: AYR) announced today that it has posted its 2013 PFIC Annual Information Statement to its website. Aircastle is considered a passive foreign investment company (a "PFIC") for U.S. Federal income tax purposes through 2013 and expects to be treated as a PFIC for the foreseeable future. U.S. shareholders are advised to consult with their tax advisors with respect to the 2013 PFIC Annual Information Statement....

2014-03-25 16:23:36

OECD's head of Transfer Pricing, Joseph Andrus will join top officials and practitioners to address key developments at the Bloomberg BNA-Baker & McKenzie North American Transfer Pricing Conference, June 4 and 5, 2014 ARLINGTON, Va., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bloomberg BNA and Baker & McKenzie's North American Transfer Pricing Conference, following closely after the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) meeting in Washington, DC, will bring together...

2014-03-20 04:22:47

LOS ANGELES, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Wolfe Law Group is pleased to announce the launch of their new website: IRSOffshoreTaxEvasion.com. The new website is designed to help the estimated 10 million US taxpayers with undisclosed, offshore accounts which will be subject to IRS reporting by the implementation of FATCA (Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act). Beginning July 1, 2014 up to 400,000 Foreign Financial Institutions will have to disclose their US account holders or suffer...

2014-03-14 12:23:05

BOSTON, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlantic Power Corporation (TSX: ATP) (NYSE: AT) (the "Company" or "Atlantic Power") today announced its distribution for the month of March 2014. A dividend of Cdn$0.03333 per common share will be payable on April 30, 2014 to holders of record at the close of business on March 31, 2014. Tax Information for Shareholders Atlantic Power Corporation designates its entire dividend to be an "eligible dividend" pursuant to subsection 89(14) of...


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