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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2018 tax software survey

Among CPA tax preparers, tax return preparation software generates often extensive and ardent discussion. To get through the rigors of tax season, they depend on their tax preparation software. Here’s how they rate the leading professional products.


Qualified business income deduction regs. and other guidance issued

The package includes final regulations, guidance on how to calculate W-2 wages, a safe-harbor rule for rental real estate businesses, and new proposed rules on the treatment of previously suspended losses.