The Fiona Show: Tax Provision

CROSSBORDER SOLUTIONS  |  Podcast , ±38 min episodes every 1 week, 3 days  | 
The income tax provision is an estimate of what a company’s final tax bill for the year will be—and it’s an estimate that interests investors, analysts, bankers, even the media. It’s also a tricky calculation. How do you ensure a tax provision stands up to auditors? On CrossBorder Solutions’ The Fiona Show: Tax Provision podcast, you’ll hear from experienced experts on the finer points of calculating a provision and all of the tax and accounting practices that go into it.

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27
OCT
2021

Episode 15: Uncertain Tax Positions

If your company's tax position is uncertain, then it's a safe bet that your income tax provision calculations could be, too. But no need to panic. CrossBorder Solutions Tax Provision experts Howard Telson and Jinal Hira are here to discuss what makes a company's tax position a gray area and how to comply and breeze through your financial statement audit even under the most precarious circumstances.
13
OCT
2021

Episode 14: U.S. Tax Proposals and the TCJA

Tax author Alex Parker, of Capitol Counsel, and CrossBorder Solutions' income tax provision expert Howard Telson discuss possible changes to foreign-earned income and what that could mean for U.S. corporations.
29
SEP
2021

Episode 13: Build Back Better and the Corporate Income Tax Provision

Granted, the latest round of U.S. tax reform is still in the proposal stages, but if Congress passes new tax laws in 2021, it will have an immediate impact on companies' quarterly and annual financial statements. What could change? What adjustments will tax managers have to make as a result? CrossBorder Solutions’ Howard Telson is unpacking it all right here.
23
SEP
2021

Episode 12: Return to Provision

Correcting any discrepancies between the estimated tax provision and the actual tax return is essential for businesses and serves as a litmus test for year-end calculations. CrossBorder Solutions tax provision expert Howard Telson explains the process and best practices for closing gaps.
07
SEP
2021

Episode 11: Valuation Allowance

On today’s episode, CrossBorder Solutions tax provision expert Howard Telson explains what companies do when they’re offered a tax benefit that they might never be able to use because they know they’re likely to keep operating at a loss.
10
AUG
2021

Episode 10: Annual vs. Quarterly Provision

On this week’s episode of The Fiona Show: Tax Provision, CrossBorder Solutions’ Senior Tax Manager Howard Telson breaks down the differences between preparing the quarterly provision (10-Q) and the annual provision (10-K)—and how each communicates to stakeholders about the financial health of a company.
03
AUG
2021

Episode 9: Rate Reconciliation

The ETR is the focal point of the provision calculation, and it’s crucial to reconcile this figure with the federal statutory rate. CrossBorder Solutions’ Senior Tax Manager Howard Telson explains the importance of the ETR and breaks down the finer points of the rate reconciliation.
27
JUL
2021

Episode 8: The Deferred Provision

Everything you need to know about deferred tax assets and liabilities, timing differences, and the role the deferred provision plays in the total tax provision. CrossBorder Solutions’ Senior Tax Manager Michael Cavanaugh shares everything you need to know about this essential component of the tax provision.
20
JUL
2021

Episode 7: The Current Provision

The entire tax provision is calculated on a time crunch, but perhaps the most pressing element of all is the current provision. CrossBorder Solutions’ Senior Tax Manager Michael Cavanaugh breaks down how to accurately calculate your current tax expense in the timeliest way.
13
JUL
2021

Episode 6: How Even the Most Profitable Companies Drive Down Their ETR

What are the largest and most profitable corporations’ doing to keep the tax burden down? CrossBorder Solutions’ Senior Tax Manager Howard Telson and Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy Senior Fellow Matthew Gardner pullback the curtain on the tactics that top companies use to drive down their ETRs.

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