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Washington Tax Insight October 2018

Politics and Congressional Activity The House voted 361-61 to approve a FY 2019 spending bill that would keep the government running past September 30th until December 7th by approving funding for the departments of Defense, Labor, Education and HHS and including short term funding for the rest of the government.  The Senate had passed the stopgap funding bill by a vote of 93-7 prior to the House vote.  Despite his […]

October 3, 2018

Chicago Tax Club 65th Annual Fall Seminar

The CTC 2018 Fall Seminar program includes nationally recognized speakers, authors and tax technicians, who will be addressing a variety of current tax issues. The Fall Seminar not only provides an excellent opportunity to enhance your professional skills, but also gives you a forum for networking and sharing experiences with other tax professionals. Learn more and register. And don’t miss the following session moderated by TPC Senior Manager Pete Antonopoulos. Accounting […]

September 28, 2018

The Shifting Landscape of Finance from our friends at protiviti

It’s a changing world for organizations aggressively pursuing business and digital transformation, and their finance groups are no exception. Finance leaders continue to address priorities focused on both strategic and transactional analysis that now have a new dimension with the promise of advanced data and predictive analytics, robotic process automation, cloud-based applications and services, and more. The results of our latest Finance Trends Survey show, for CFOs and finance leaders, that the […]

September 24, 2018

Washington Tax Insight September 2018

Politics and Congressional Activity Congressional activity has slowed in the month of August with both the House and Senate taking a recess, although the Senate recess was shortened to one week.  Key legislative issues, including the FY 2019 appropriations bills, must be dealt with in September, but the upcoming mid-term elections will be the primary focus in Washington this fall with the possibility that Republicans could lose the majority in […]

September 11, 2018

Top Tax Risks

Domestic and global companies alike face the challenge of complying with ever-changing and evolving tax rules and guidelines. The passage of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) added further uncertainty to already risky territory. While companies race to keep up, the internal control environment in many organizations has lagged. The result is an alarming risk profile, internally and externally. Here are seven areas that are especially prone to […]

August 21, 2018

Tax Maturity Best Practices

The need for tax departments to move from independent compliance hubs to strategic, optimized business partners is becoming essential. Creating a mature tax function however, is easier said than done. In developing a road map you’ll need to evaluate these four key areas: people, process, technology and strategy. Download our Tax Maturity Best Practices. The following are some best practices to consider. People Are your resources properly aligned within your […]

August 21, 2018