U.S. Anti-Deferral Rules

IRS issues guidance on BEAT

The IRS issued detailed guidance on the Sec. 59A base-erosion and anti-abuse tax (BEAT), which was added to the Code by the law known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

Final Rules Govern U.S. Country-by-Country Reporting

The IRS issued final regulations requiring the ultimate parent entity of a multinational enterprise group with revenue of $850 million or more in the preceding accounting period to file Form 8975, Country-by-Country Report.

Country-by-Country Reporting Rules Are Issued in Proposed Form

To conform U.S. procedures with the BEPS project to prevent multinational companies from shifting profits to low- or no-tax jurisdictions, the IRS issued proposed rules governing reporting by any U.S. person that is the “ultimate parent entity” of a multinational enterprise.

Proposed Regulations Outline Country-by-Country Reporting Requirements

The much-anticipated rules, under which the US would adopt the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s country-by-country reporting regime, would require reporting by multinational enterprise groups with revenue of $850 million or more in the prior annual accounting period.

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TECHNOLOGY

2020 tax software survey

COVID-19 upended tax season. Did CPAs’ tax software help them cope? Read the results of our annual tax software survey

TAX RELIEF

Quirks spurred by COVID-19 tax relief

This article discusses some procedural and administrative quirks that have emerged with the new tax legislative, regulatory, and procedural guidance related to COVID-19.