Transfer Pricing: An Introduction to the Rules & Documentation

Overview: 

This seminar provides an introduction to transfer pricing concepts and documentation requirements for finance and corporate tax professionals. It identifies the similarities and differences in practice between the United States and other countries. You will receive:

  • A step-by-step presentation of a complete transfer pricing study
  • An arsenal of planning techniques used to modify earnings across multinational groups
  • Samples of intercompany agreements and a discussion of their importance in transfer pricing
  • An update on global transfer pricing trends and comparisons among countries and regions

 

Objective: 

To provide finance and tax professionals in multinational corporations—and the firms serving them—with a working understanding of the key concepts and techniques of transfer pricing and the steps needed to organize data requests, analyze, summarize and present data, respond to audits and defend the results.

Emphasis: 
  • Learn primary transfer pricing methodologies and their typical fact patterns
  • Organize your internal and external data gathering with a step-by-step approach
  • Efficiently handle the four primary areas where transfer pricing issues arise
  • Create a benchmarking analysis using available electronic databases
  • Identify the ten principal pieces of data necessary to complete a transfer pricing study
  • See why functional analysis is critical when doing a transfer price study
  • Assess the pros and cons of transfer pricing software
  • Use transfer pricing to help your multinational corporation achieve its financial goals
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Prerequisite: 

Basic knowledge of federal taxation and some level of international taxation.

Preparation: 

No advance preparation required.

Level of Knowledge: 

Basic.

CPE Credit: 
8.00
NASBA Field of Study: 
Taxes