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Date of publication: 2022

It’s November, so it must be ALPP in Athens!

The AGN global conference rolls into town, and with it, a rather special training programme for AGN members’ future partners – The Advanced Leadership & Practice Management Program – which has become known amongst those involved as ALPP.

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The Great Female Resignation…? The AGN ‘Women of Impact’ Initiative

AGN Global Business Voice: Practice Management

Why are women professionals so poorly represented at senior levels within many firms across the sector? In 2021, the AGN Women of Impact (WOI) awards program sought to recognise the unique impact of women accountancy professionals and staff within our member firms. We focused on outstanding contributions and leadership, often delivered in very difficult circumstances during the pandemic. The process surfaced some amazing tales of excellence, professionalism and selflessness.

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Criteria for Good Sustainability Reporting

News from the AGN EMEA Accounting, Auditing & Education Committee (AAEC)

A good sustainability report offers companies many advantages; It provides information to stakeholders and ensures transparency. It serves as a central instrument for controlling all processes in sustainability management. It makes employees more aware of the issue of sustainability.

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AGN Connection – NA Newsletter #42 I November 2022

The season of gratitude is here, and we would like to take this opportunity to extend our sincerest appreciation for all our member firms.

We are incredibly grateful for your membership. We salute all the member volunteers that guide and assist along the way. Finally, we acknowledge the AGN Resource Partners that work with AGN members to bring value to your clients. We are grateful for and treasure these relationships and look forward to what we will create together next!

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Reform of the Swiss Succession Law

AGN EMEA Taxation Task Force (TTF) Newsletter

In Switzerland, new provisions on inheritance law will come into force on 1st January 2023 – What does this mean?

The new provisions will increase the available quota (of one’s property one can dispose of) for testators to plan their assets and beneficiaries. This allows testators to have a larger share of their estate available, e.g. for non-legal heirs.

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Cross-Border Employment: Tax Issues

Contributed by: BKL.

If there’s one area of tax that has gone from being a niche area to one where questions arise daily, it’s cross-border employment. Most often, it is in the context of UK companies hiring local people in a foreign jurisdiction or foreign companies remotely taking on UK-based employees; we also see numerous temporary cross-border assignments which present their own challenges.

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CSR Self-Check – How Sustainable Is Your Company?

News from the AGN EMEA Accounting, Auditing & Education Committee (AAEC)

Under the new Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD), nearly 50,000 companies across Europe are required to provide more transparency on sustainability-related impacts, risks and opportunities.

To get a first orientation on how sustainable your company is already positioned, I have summarized some questions from a typical CSR Self-Check, which we usually use for projects for our clients.

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What’s the Difference Between a Resident and Non-Resident Alien?

Contributed by: James Moore.

U.S. citizens are subject to U.S. income tax on their income from all sources, domestic or foreign. If they have foreign source income taxed by the source country, they can seek relief from double taxation by way of the foreign tax credit, if allowed, under U.S. law or from an applicable bilateral tax treaty with the source country.

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