Whether you have a single, specific need or require comprehensive service on a worldwide scale, we bring you the knowledge, experience, and resources to help you meet your goals. You can depend on our multidisciplinary team of tax specialists to guide you through the complicated global tax environment.
Our National Tax Office, a center of high-level technical expertise that offers consulting services on challenging tax issues, continually works to monitor tax legislation and emerging trends and identify their impact on — and strategies to improve — our clients' tax positions. Our team of experts delivers certainty by closely examining your distinct situation to provide an accurate representation of potential tax savings and uncover opportunities to lower your tax liability.
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Charitable donations of appreciated real estate: How the tax code rewards you for helping othersIf you own appreciated real estate, a gift of the real property could provide a more valuable benefit for you and the charity.
Tax Alert: How will shifting tax return due dates impact you and your business?This means that, for the most part, information reports you send to employees and contractors will need to be completed sooner than in the past.
New R&D regulations: Clarity for taxpayers with software development activitiesIf your business develops software, the likelihood of claiming the R&D credit has just increased. Here’s what you need to know.
International tax: Laws haven’t changed, but public and government attitudes haveU.S. tax laws for multinationals haven’t changed significantly recently, but worldwide administration and enforcement of existing laws have definitely ramped up.
Tax credits and incentives: Changes that could benefit your business2016 saw several beneficial rule changes for businesses, including expansion of the R&D credit, accelerated cost recovery for restaurants and retailers, and continued work to finalize a deduction for domestic manufacturers. Here’s how they may benefit you and your business.
Apportioning service income to states: New rules may change how you’re taxedIf you’re in a service industry, be aware: “Market-based sourcing” treats service revenue as sourced where the value is received.
Transfer pricing: Failure to plan can be expensiveIf you’re planning to expand across borders, here’s a quick primer on transfer pricing — two words you’ll soon become much more familiar with.
Revenue recognition: Significant changes will impact your tax returnFASB’s new revenue recognition standard will change the way book income is calculated. Because changes in the book income calculation could have a ripple effect on taxable income, tax considerations should be included throughout the implementation process.
Remodeling or refreshing a building? New safe harbor may allow accelerated deductions.If you run a restaurant or retail establishment or lease space to someone who does, you may be eligible to deduct remodeling/refresh costs when incurred instead of depreciating them over time.
How your business can benefit from the research tax credit: Overview and technical updateAre you up to date on the new criteria for the research tax credit? Our webinar will help outline the recent changes so you won’t miss out on this tax incentive.
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Our National Tax Office serves clients with transparency, quality, and accuracy. We work closely with you to calculate estimated tax liabilities and strategically identify opportunities to reduce them.
We build a team of experts for each of our clients, bringing you the best combination of industry and tax expertise. Since nearly every financial decision you make for your organization has tax implications, we’ll develop comprehensive responses to your specific federal, state, local, and international questions and issues, arming you with the information you need to move forward.