posts tagged as International


Retailers Navigate Risk Overseas Amid Geopolitical Change

Vying for global market share, U.S. retailers stay abreast of the most critical international risks. Learn which international issues are top of mind for todays’ retailers in our 2017 Retail RiskFactor Report. read more


Food Fraud: Understanding the Problem, Managing its Risks, and Seizing Opportunities

The media often reports on food fraud with the goal of educating consumers on how they may be impacted and tips for protecting themselves. However, businesses play the most critical role in managing food fraud. read more


By Jennifer Valdivia | July 07, 2017

How Retailers Contend with Today’s Prominent Challenges: BDO’s 2017 Retail RiskFactor Report

Alarmist headlines suggest the death of retail, but do retailers themselves share this perception? We analyzed the 10-K filings of the 100 largest U.S. retailers for our 2017 Retail RiskFactor Report, which found that retailers recognize... read more


Making Cross-Border Connections in North American Retail

When analyzing the U.S. and Canadian business environment side-by-side, it is clear that the retail sector in both countries are cut from the same cloth. The unique closeness of the U.S. and Canada is reflected in a long-standing... read more


IFA 2017 Convention Recap: Optimistic Prospects for Franchising Sector Despite Lingering Uncertainty

Earlier this month, Dana Zukofsky and Jeff Kolton had the opportunity to attend the International Franchising Associations (IFA) 2017 Convention in Las Vegas. It was an exciting week of networking and presentations, providing insights... read more


Brexit and the Retail Industry

Following the United Kingdoms vote to leave the European Union on June 23, 2016, many have speculated the fate of the retail industry. read more


BDOs Fall 2016 Consumer Business Compass Newsletter

Our fall 2016 Consumer Business Compass newsletter is out now! In this edition, Mike Metz breaks down the developing state sales and use tax nexus standards for e-tailers. read more


By Phil Hofmann | March 24, 2016

IRS Releases Publication 5125 Setting Forth the Exam Process for Large Cases

In late February, the IRS made available a new Publication 5125, Large Business & International (LB&I) Examination Process, which is effective beginning May 1, 2016. read more


By Phil Hofmann | January 06, 2016

LB&I Reorganization Plans Revealed

The IRS’s Large Business & International (LB&I) Division, which covers corporations, S corporations and partnerships with assets greater than $10 million, recently announced that it would be implementing significant... read more


By Phil Hofmann | July 09, 2015

Changes at the IRS - What You Need to Know

At last month’s National Restaurant Association Tax and Finance Executive Study Group Meeting, much was discussed around changes at the IRS and the current status of the agency’s... read more