Tax Alerts

Payroll changes affecting companies that operate in Ireland

Effective January 1, 2019, employers must report payroll information to Revenue in “real-time.” This means that employers must report payroll information each time their employees are paid, rather than at year-end, which is the current system.

January 1, 2019

China Individual Income Tax Alert

Chinese officials recently announced amendments to the Individual Income Tax (IIT) law, signifying the first major modifications since 2011. The changes are intended to boost economic growth and will affect the taxation of both local employees and mobile employees that are on assignment in China.

November 14, 2018

Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program Closing

As originally highlighted in our March 2018 newsletter the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) will be closing effective September 28, 2018. All OVDP submissions must be postmarked on or before this date to qualify for the program. This IRS article…

September 5, 2018

Brazil / US Social Security Totalization Agreement

It was recently announced that the Social Security Totalization Agreement (SSTA) between the US and Brazil will finally come into effect on October 1, 2018. It is estimated that approximately 1.3 million Brazilians and 35,000 Americans...

August 29, 2018

Paycheck Withholding Checkup

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act made significant changes to US tax law. These changes will impact your 2018 US federal tax return.

August 28, 2018

IRS Alert on Tax Scams

The IRS has recently published an article regarding a sophisticated phone scam targeting individual taxpayers and employers. As the article notes, the callers claim to be IRS employees, using fake names and IRS identification… 

February 12, 2018

2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act – Impact on Mobility Programs

On November 2, 2017, H.R. 1, the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” was released. Fast forward to December 21, 2017, and the bill, now known as “An Act to provide for reconciliation pursuant to titles III and V of…

December 27, 2017

Information to keep you up-to-date on recent IRS initiatives

Please note that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is planning to begin private collection of certain overdue federal tax debts starting in April 2017. In the past, taxpayers have been warned that scammers oftentimes call…

April 25, 2017

IRS warns again on payroll scam as tax season begins

Be on the lookout for an email scam focusing on payroll records. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has been made aware that another email scam is making its way across company payroll and human resource…

February 7, 2017

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