In the run-up to the Baker Tilly Global Tax Conference in New York City a delegation from the Baker Tilly Europe Alliance is visiting several Baker Tilly offices along the US East Coast, namely in Atlanta, Philadelphia and New York City. These face-to-face meetings aim to strengthen the transatlantic links and to further intensify this cooperation in the future.
The first stop of the Baker Tilly Europe Alliance was at the impressive office of Cherry Bekaert, the Baker Tilly member firm in Atlanta. Brian Dill, National Leader of International Tax at Cherry Bekaert, summarized the business meeting with his European partners as follows: “Collaborating in a face-to-face environment on how we can be a leader in meeting the needs of our global and transatlantic clients and target industries.”
Klaus Bauer-Mitterlehner, International Contact Partner of the Baker Tilly Europe Alliance and Managing Partner of the TPA Group CEE, was pleased to meet with the his US colleagues: ''It was exciting to learn how many European and even German investments take place in Atlanta. In real estate and automotive particularly there is a lot of common ground for joint activities in the future.''
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Next day, next town: The Baker Tilly Europe Alliance partners from Austria, Germany, the Czech Republic and Poland were visiting partner from Baker Tilly Virchow Krause in Philadelphia.
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The Baker Tilly Global Tax Conference took place in New York City from 29 November until 1 December 2017 with Baker Tilly tax experts from around the world. More than 20 tax experts from the Baker Tilly Europe Alliance are participating at the Global tax event coming from Germany, Austria, Poland, the Czech Republic and the Eastern Europe region. Networking and meeting with over 150 Baker Tilly partners from all over the world.
There were meetings on business developments, inspiring keynote speeches, international tax updates on worldwide trends and lots of networking with international experts. Baker Tilly Europe Alliance partner from Austria,Leopold Kuehmayer for his presentation on 'Future of VAT and Digitalization'. The BTEA is looking forward with enthusiasm to further cooperations within the Baker Tilly network.
Current Transfer Pricing trends
The Transfer Pricing experts from the Baker Tilly Europe Alliance, Iris Burgstaller (Austria and CEE) and Carsten Hüning (Germany) joined the Baker Tilly Global Tax Conference with a Transfer Pricing Workshop where they discussed continental dimensions of current transfer pricing trends with Baker Tilly Transfer Pricing experts from around the world.
Tax experts from the Baker Tilly Europe Alliance in New York (from left to right): Wojciech Sztuba, Piotr Zajac, Patrycja Jefimiuk, Veronika Seitweger, Krzysztof Kaczmarek, Malgorzata Dankowska, Iris Burgstaller, Peter Rohrwild, Leopold Kuehmayer, Yasmin Wagner, Thomas Gemmeke, Carsten Hüning, Damian Kubis, Robert Lovrecki, Klaus Bauer-Mitterlehner