JP Executive Insight (formerly Jnet) is the bilingual newsletter of KPMG's U.S. Japanese Practice. Published since 1997, the newsletter is issued quarterly to update you on audit, accounting, tax, and other business issues relevant to Japanese companies operating in the United States.
Explore the full power of the U.S. market and its importance to companies considering cross-border investment, and examine the reasons why the U.S. remains the world's foremost destination for foreign direct investment.
Taxpayers making advance pricing agreement (APA) submissions may be asked to use the new functional cost diagnostic model (FCD Model), a taxpayer information data analytics tool. This article describes the FCD Model and explains why the “instruction manual” for using this new tool is unclear and may build taxpayer uncertainty.
Over the past several years, a broad array of factors have propelled many organizations’ increased focus on cyber security and information protection. It is critical for companies to remain vigilant and informed regarding emerging threats and the available solutions for mitigating those threats. This report is intended to highlight some of the issues we’ve observed in the marketplace, along with our perspectives for consideration.
Qualified Opportunity Zones have attracted significant attention as a potential major source of untapped capital to revitalize underserved communities and as an outlet for investors to preserve capital gains by unlocking substantial tax incentives, while potentially generating additional investment yields.
In recent decades, the service delivery model for finance has evolved from shared services to multisourcing and, most recently, to global business services, reaching across multiple processes and geographies. From intelligent automation to advanced analytics, disruptive technology will enable finance to provide all of its services more effectively and efficiently. Read the whitepaper to explore anticipated key service delivery trends.
The current deal environment is as challenging as ever and because of increased competition, acquirers need to take an offensive stance when pursuing deals. Today’s evolving data & analytics tools can provide dealmakers with the information they need to gain a competitive edge.
In this section, we provide a summary of brief updates from the previous quarter on regulatory developments in auditing and accounting that may impact Japanese companies in the United States.
In this section, we provide a summary of brief updates from the previous quarter on legislative, judicial, and administrative developments in tax that may impact Japanese companies operating in the United States.