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Tax Integration: How To Complete The M&A Integration Process, Minimize Disruptions, And Achieve Desired Synergies

Date Added: Oct 2009
Format: PDF

Amid the excitement of a transaction, the tax aspects of integration are often viewed as overly complex and "Back-burnered" to the realm of post-deal business integration timelines. This often proves to be a costly mistake, as tax considerations are the drivers that shape legal entity integration, transfer pricing and operating model rationalization, and employee deployment. While tax integration may be admittedly challenging, careful planning before and immediately following transaction close can have a significant impact on the combined company's future effective tax rate, cost of tax compliance, and ability to utilize tax attributes.