Assessing Tax 2014: Tax rate benchmarking study for industrial products and automotive sectors

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06/16/2014 by Industrial products
Assessing Tax 2014: Tax rate benchmarking study for industrial products and automotive sectors

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Assessing Tax 2014 provides a detailed analysis of tax rate metrics for 324 companies and highlights tax trends for aerospace and defense, automotive, chemicals, engineering and construction, industrial manufacturing and metals, and transportation and logistics companies. This issue includes a special report on the surge in international tax controversy.

Tax rate benchmarking can be an enormously valuable tool for tax executives determined to generate greater value from their tax departments. It not only provides peer group comparisons for improvement in planning and shaping the tax function, it helps you to gain meaningful insight into sector trends to support business growth.

As you evaluate departmental strategy and performance, our 2014 edition of Assessing tax provides valuable data and insight into your tax functions, including a detailed analysis of tax rate metrics for 324 companies to highlight related trends. In addition to providing an overview of the findings for the industrial products and auto sectors, the report provides a separate analysis for each of the following industries: aerospace and defense, automotive, chemicals, engineering and construction, industrial manufacturing and metals, and transportation and logistics.

Special report: The dramatic surge in international tax controversy

Also included in this year’s study is a special report on the surge in international tax controversy. With no easy solutions in sight for dealing with international tax disputes, it is anticipated the number of disputes will continue to escalate. The article addresses multiple perspectives on the issue, including the status of the base erosion and profit shifting project, key tax issues that account for the majority of disputes, alternative dispute resolution mechanisms, and some strategies to consider in preparing for disputes.