Author Archives: Henry Birnkrant

Henry Birnkrant
Henry Birnkrant focuses his practice on transfer pricing matters and U.S. federal income taxation of domestic and cross-border business transactions.  Read More

International Tax ADVISORY: Big Tax Court Win for Eaton in Canceled APA Case

Written by and
The IRS abused its discretion when it canceled two advance pricing agreements. Our International Tax Group covers Eaton’s victory in the Tax Court and how it allays concerns about how worthwhile an APA can be. Public and judicial scrutiny Standard of review Where do we go from here? Read the full advisory here. [...]Read more

International Tax ADVISORY: Tax Court Déjà Vu – IRS Tried, and Failed, to Overturn Veritas

Written by and
Unsurprisingly, the IRS got the same result by trying the same thing. Our International Tax Group analyzes the agency's latest effort to use a discounted cash flow analysis to audit a cost-sharing agreement. The difference between #255 million and $3.6 billion Using the comparable uncontrolled transaction method Applying the 2011 cost-sharing regulations Read the full advisory by clicking here. [...]Read more

International Tax ADVISORY – IRS Issues Draft Form and Instructions for Country-by-Country Reports

Written by and
Ultimate parents of U.S. multinational enterprises now have instructions for Form 8975, the U.S. Country-by-Country Report. Our International Tax Group reviews what U.S. MNEs must do to comply with new U.S. filings requirements, as well as procedures for voluntary early filing intended to satisfy BEPS-related Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development guidance in other jurisdictions. Fixing the reporting mismatch Revenue Procedure 2017-23 The form and instructions Read the full International Tax Advisory here. [...]Read more