IFRS: Tax Considerations Beyond IAS 12

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Overview

1.5 Credits
ONLINE

The purpose of this course is to familiarize you with many of the major issues that the global tax function of a US multi-national corporation should consider before the corporation converts its financial reporting to IFRS.  While the course is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all issues a tax professional should consider, it covers a number of interrelated areas that need to be considered before conversion to IFRS.

Objectives

  • Identify the areas where adoption of IFRS for financial reporting by US public companies will affect the global tax function, including:
  • Understand the independence of US tax law from US accounting rules and the ramifications of this independence.
  • Understand the relative dependence of US foreign subsidiaries tax law on statutory accounting results and the ramifications of this dependence.
  • Understand the need for international tax planning
  • Understand how adoption of IFRS affects cash paid for taxes.
  • Understand how financial reporting of tax under IFRS affects the global tax function.

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