VAT Basics & Pitfalls of Doing Business Outside the U.S.

Date:  Thursday, April 6, 2017
Time:  10–11 a.m. Central time
CPE Credit:  One CPE credit in the Taxes field of study may be awarded upon verification of participant attendance.
Presenter:  Rob Wagner

Rob Wagner

Managing Partner

International Tax Services

Manufacturing & Distribution

201 N. Illinois Street, Suite 700
P.O. Box 44998
Indianapolis, IN 46244-0998 (46204)


This moderated panel discussion will provide finance, tax and accounting personnel with a value-added tax (VAT) system overview, steps for avoiding common pitfalls when conducting business outside the U.S. and a brief overview of recent VAT developments in Canada and Europe. Rob Wagner, managing partner of BKD’s National Tax Services divisions, will moderate the panel consisting of partners from Canadian and European Praxity, AISBL firms who specialize in VAT and indirect taxes.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss VAT
  • Recognize common pitfalls companies should avoid when conducting business outside the U.S.
  • Explain recent VAT developments in Canada and Europe


CPE Information

Audience:  Tax directors and managers, CFOs, controllers and accounting managers
Program Level:  Basic
Delivery Method:  Group internet-based
Advance Preparation:  None
Prerequisites:  None
Refund Policy:  There is no fee associated with this webinar.


Contact Information
If you have concerns or would like information regarding program cancellation policies or CPE credit, contact us at training@bkd.com or 800.472.2745.


BKD, LLP is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:  www.nasbaregistry.org.

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