Activities By Committee

On October 11, 2016, TEI filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in Dot Foods, Inc. v. State of Washington, Department of Revenue, No. 16-308. The petition seeks review of the Washington…
On September 30, 2016, the European Commission reappointed TEI as a member of the VAT Expert Group for a three-year term. The VAT Expert Group was established in 2012 for the purpose of “advis[ing]…
On September 29, 2016, TEI filed a submission responding to the British Columbia Commission on Tax Competitiveness's call for feedback on how to improve BC's competitiveness. TEI's submission follows…
On September 20, 2016, TEI issued a new policy statement on retroactive tax legislation. The policy statement takes the position that sound tax policy and administration require governments to…
On September 4, 2016, Tax Executives Institute, Inc., filed a letter with the OECD commenting on its public discussion draft regarding Revised Guidance on Profit Splits. The Institute's comments…
On September 2, 2016, Tax Executives Institute, Inc., submitted a letter to the OECD commenting on its July 4 public discussion draft regarding Additional Guidance on the Attribution of Profits to…
On August 9, 2016, a delegation from TEI's Philadelphia Chapter met with representatives from the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue. The delegation addressed taxpayer concerns arising from the…
On July 6, 2016, TEI submitted comments to the Internal Revenue Service regarding its proposed regulations for 26 U.S.C. § 385, which would give the IRS broad authority to recharacterize related-…
On June 30, 2016, TEI filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in The Gillette Company v. California Franchise Tax Board, No. 15-1442, also known as the California Multistate Tax Compact ("…
On June 29, 2016, TEI filed a comment letter with the OECD regarding its request for input on Development of a Multilateral Instrument to Implement the Tax Treaty related BEPS Measures under Action…
On June 20, 2016, TEI submitted a letter to the IRS recommending certain changes and clarifications to the FATCA-related Form W-8BEN-E. The letter discusses ambiguities in the most recent version of…
On June 15, 2016, TEI issued two new state and local tax policy statements on alternative apportionment and state tax haven legislation. The Alternative Apportionment policy statement takes the…
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