Activities By Committee

On June 14, 2016, members from Regions VI and VII enjoyed a wide-ranging and insightful discussion with local and national LB&I executives at the University of Illinois Business Center in Chicago…
On May 24, 2016, TEI submitted a letter to European Union Member States urging them to reject the Czech Republic and Austria's request for permission to introduce a pilot program implementing a…
On May 16, 2016, TEI's Canadian Commodity Tax Committee held a liaison meeting with the British Columbia Ministry of Finance. Jordan Goss, Executive Director of the Consumer Tax Programs Branch; Ann…
On May 12, 2016, TEI's State and Local Tax Committee had the opportunity to discuss two of TEI's state and local tax policy statements at the Multistate Tax Commission's Executive Committee meeting.…
CFO Magazine invited TEI's members and TEI Tax Counsel, Pilar Mata, to weigh in on pressing state and local tax issues and rank state tax environments this past April – March. The resulting article…
On April 28, 2016, TEI's State and Local Tax Committee held a liaison meeting with Connie Beard, the Director of the Illinois Department of Revenue. TEI discussed the need to standardize the timing,…
On April 26, 2016, TEI issued a policy statement on statutes of limitation for state and local taxes. TEI maintains statutes of limitation for assessments and refund claims should be equal;…
On April 13, 2016, the IRS released a revised Form W-8BEN-E, which foreign entities must provide to withholding agents of their U.S.-sourced income under the FATCA regime. The form was last updated…
** Update of March 31, 2016 LB&I has begun publishing Internal Revenue Manual updates to incorporate the issue-driven examination process outlined in Publication 5125. We encourage TEI Members…
On March 21, 2016, TEI submitted comments to the IRS regarding proposed regulations (REG-109822-15) that would require certain U.S. headquartered multinational enterprises to report financial and tax…
On March 17, 2016, TEI submitted a letter to the Canada Revenue Agency recommending certain changes to paperwork requirements surrounding Regulation 102, specifically to Form RC473. The letter…
On March 1, 2016, TEI submitted a letter to the Georgia Department of Revenue commenting on the Department's proposed amendments to Rule 560-12-1-.16, Georgia's "Direct Pay Reporting" regulation. TEI…
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