Indefinitely Reinvested Foreign Earnings Still on the Rise

Foreign earnings of U.S. companies, especially those retained overseas as indefinitely reinvested, have received a lot of attention in recent years. Audit Analytics’ annual review of Indefinitely Reinvested Foreign Earnings – Balances Held By the Russell 1000 shows that the total disclosed amount … Continue reading

Moving to Europe? Auditor Tenure and Reg 537

Corporate income taxes continue to be a hot topic in the news, especially with the recent controversy surrounding inversions. At the center of many of these debates are the foreign earnings that multinational companies claim to be indefinitely reinvested. Such … Continue reading

Overseas Earnings of Russell 1000 Tops $2 Trillion in 2013

A Spotlight on Permanently Reinvested Foreign Earnings Early this morning, the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Department of Homeland Security will hold a hearing on “Caterpillar’s Offshore Tax Strategy”. The purpose of the hearing is to examine the “structures and methods employed … Continue reading