On August 16, 2019, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed a decision of the US Tax Court regarding the definition of an intangible and the valuation method of intangible assets in relation to a cost-sharing arrangement (CSA) entered into prior to the 2009 temporary cost sharing regulations.The decision relates to the recent Amazon.com Inc. v. Commissioner case.
This Insights explores the history around the case and the argument behind the Ninth Circuit’s decision.
OECD issues guidance on transfer pricing implications of COVID-19
The Guidance is not prescriptive and leaves solutions to the issues that it raises unanswered. We note that the Guidance is not binding on tax administrations...