INSIGHTS AND RESOURCES

Now is always a good time for a reverse sales and use tax audit

Now is always a good time for a reverse sales and use tax audit

Reverse sales and use tax audits can help businesses improve cash flow and provide long-term tax compliance improvements.
Mexican tax reform may have substantial impact on taxpayers

Mexican tax reform may have substantial impact on taxpayers

Mexico released tax changes for 2021. Some new rules may have significant impact on U.S. companies doing business in Mexico.
Tax considerations for family offices under the Biden administration

Tax considerations for family offices under the Biden administration

Biden’s campaign proposed tax increases that affect family offices, including rate hikes on corporations and wealthy individuals.
Real estate equity raising

Real estate equity raising

Middle market funds can bring in more equity by offering more favorable terms to LPs, but may be better off with investors they trust.
What Brexit means for financial services

What Brexit means for financial services

Brexit was signed on Dec. 31, bringing some degree of resolution but leaving many questions for the financial services industry.
PCAOB conversations with audit committee chairs

PCAOB conversations with audit committee chairs

The PCAOB recently summarized audit committee insights on auditor communications, new standards and emerging technologies.
LB&I to focus on proper reporting of tax purchase price allocations

LB&I to focus on proper reporting of tax purchase price allocations

LB&I’s compliance campaign focuses on taxpayer reporting of purchase price allocations in taxable asset acquisitions.
ASC 606 practical expedient for private-company franchisors

ASC 606 practical expedient for private-company franchisors

A recent ASU addresses the accounting by a private-company franchisor for certain pre-opening services provided to a franchisee.
Court holds fuel mixture credit must first offset excise tax liability

Court holds fuel mixture credit must first offset excise tax liability

Tennessee district court holds credit against fuel excise taxes, reduces excise tax liability and must be deducted from production costs.
SPAC mergers and going public Hyliions path to the NYSE

SPAC mergers and going public Hyliions path to the NYSE

With the uptick of SPAC mergers, this Texas truck electrification business recently went public via a SPAC with the help of RSM.
OPEC’s response to a drop in demand

OPEC’s response to a drop in demand

According to recent data, gas prices for consumers peaked in late 2018 as the global manufacturing recession took hold.
Health care and life sciences deal flow

Health care and life sciences deal flow

This year, the health care sector could not even wait until the second full week of January to kick off an acquisition announcement spree.
Mitigating the risks of common fraud schemes

Mitigating the risks of common fraud schemes

The Anti-Fraud Collaboration recently analyzed SEC enforcement actions regarding financial statement fraud schemes.
Additional updates to Coronavirus: Financial reporting considerations

Additional updates to Coronavirus: Financial reporting considerations

Our white paper has been updated to reflect recent financial reporting developments resulting from the Coronavirus pandemic.
IRS launches new option to submit Forms 2848 and 8821 online

IRS launches new option to submit Forms 2848 and 8821 online

The IRS launched a new option to electronically submit third-party authorization forms with either handwritten or electronic signatures.