Goldman Sachs Group Inc, Amundi SA and BlackRock Inc. were chosen to manage about 13 billion euros ($16 billion) in back taxes that Apple Inc. will pay to Ireland, bringing recovery of the cash a step closer.
The European Union published proposals Wednesday for a 3 percent Digital Turnover Tax on the European B2B revenues of digital giants such as Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon (termed GAFA in Europe), Uber and Airbnb.
A new academic study suggests that the provisions in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act encouraging companies to repatriate their foreign earnings back to the U.S. at a reduced tax rate could lead to more spending on research and development.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is asking the Internal Revenue Service for more guidance on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, asking for language specifying how qualified business income and limitations on business interest should be defined, among other matters.
The Internal Revenue Service provided additional information Tuesday to help corporate taxpayers deal with the new section 965 transition tax for repatriating foreign profits under the tax law that Congress passed in December.
Taxes, cybersecurity, global trade and tariffs, and executive misconduct in the midst of the #MeToo movement are just some of the topics likely to come up at this year’s stockholder events, according to BDO USA.