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Speculation is growing about whether House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) will step down before the mid-term elections, since he has already announced his retirement at the end of this session of Congress and he has experienced some challenges within his party on...Read more >

During its meeting of May 25, 2018 the Economic and Financial Affairs (ECOFIN) Council adopted a COUNCIL DIRECTIVE amending Directive 2011/16/EU as regards mandatory automatic exchange of information in the field of taxation in...Read more >

Politics and Congressional Activity

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) announced that he will retire from Congress when the current legislative session officially ends in early 2019 (following the 2018 mid-term elections). He has served 10 terms in the House, became Chair of the Ways &...Read more >

The Spanish General Directorate of Taxation (DGT) has considered (binding tax ruling V2137-17 , dated August 18 th 2017) that a Permanent Establishment in Colombia of a Spanish Company, which obtains income in US, cannot benefit from...Read more >

The European Commission has launched a website focusing on the withdrawal of the U.K. from the European Union, and its impact on the taxation and customs union.

The publication identifies the clear...Read more >

With the enactment of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1) on December 22, 2017, many companies have been scrambling to incorporate the impact into their year-end financial statements. While implementation guidance has been slowly making its way to tax professionals, it is imperative that...Read more >

POLITICS AND CONGRESSIONAL ACTIVITY

Congressional Agenda/Schedule for 2018

Prior to leaving for a 2-week recess, Congressional leaders approved legislation called the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018, which is an omnibus spending package that funds the federal government for the...Read more >

Politics and Congressional Activity

Congressional Agenda/Schedule for 2018

The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 (“Budget Act”), which was approved by Congress and signed into law by the President in early February, is a two-year budget agreement that sets defense and non-defense spending...Read more >

Politics and Congressional Activity

Congressional Agenda/Schedule for 2018

Following an eventful December that saw enactment of major tax legislation, Congress returned in January to face a full agenda of issues that must be addressed in 2018 but which will certainly be affected by the...Read more >

Now that the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is in full swing and with companies scrambling to address the changes in their financial statements, it’s important not to forget about the impacts on your tax process and internal controls. Auditors will be looking closely at how these last-minute changes are...Read more >

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