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Our professionals regularly write articles, record seminars and create presentations on the latest issues and trends affecting your business.

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Swiss holding company not eligible for treaty benefits

Federal Court denies treaty benefits under Swiss treaty because tax avoidance was principal purpose behind creation of Swiss company.

  • Ramon Camacho, Kyle Brown
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  • August 21, 2017
4 ways millennials’ preferences are redefining offices

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4 ways millennials’ preferences are redefining offices

Preferences of young workers for urban and creative office space is driving a reconsideration and renovation of offices

  • Michael Schwartz
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  • August 18, 2017
Managing risk with third parties or intermediaries

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Managing risk with third parties or intermediaries

When overseeing third parties, details matter. RSM provides tips on how to manage third-party risks and best practices to follow.

  • Greg Naviloff , Rick Shriner
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  • August 18, 2017

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Rhode Island enacts tax amnesty program

Amnesty period begins this winter, benefits include complete waiver of penalties, and partial waiver of interest.

  • Girard Brisbois, Lu Awdeh, Steven Cruz
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  • August 17, 2017
Global growth comes via key international tax planning

CASE STUDY

Global growth comes via key international tax planning

A manufacturing company looking to expand its operations globally was challenged by complex international tax structuring needs-enter RSM.

  • August 17, 2017

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Germany on the offensive–pursuing non-resident suppliers of eservices

Germany looks to software for aid in efforts to locate foreign business failing to pay VAT on certain electronic sales prior to 2015.

  • Duncan Stocks
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  • August 17, 2017

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Taxpayer allowed a bad debt deduction for certain personal loans

Court holds taxpayer was in the trade or business of lending money, and thus entitled to a bad a debt deduction for certain personal loans.

  • Kyle Brown
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  • August 17, 2017
Close examination of a real estate venture reveals on-going fraud

CASE STUDY

Close examination of a real estate venture reveals on-going fraud

A real estate venture was profitable for years. But when one partner looked closely, the project seemed less successful than it appeared.

  • Sandra Adam
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  • August 16, 2017

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Aligning executive plans with traditional employee plans

Anne Bushman and Mary Draayer address questions from RSM’s webcast Aligning executive plans with traditional employee plans.

  • Anne Bushman, Mary Draayer
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  • August 15, 2017
MTC nexus program offers limited-time amnesty for Amazon retailers

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MTC nexus program offers limited-time amnesty for Amazon retailers

Retailers using “fulfilled by Amazon” distribution channel should be aware of the limited-time amnesty program.

  • Matt Talcoff, Michael  Giannettino
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  • August 15, 2017

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