Service Fees database solution for transfer pricing.

We manually process thousands of service agreements between unrelated parties to identify transactions and their service fees.

The big four rely on Intangible Spring Service Fees data.

High-quality information obtained from 5 sources with detailed agreements.

With close to 25-years of experience building databases for transfer pricing analysis, our methods of extraction, normalization, and classification, produce state of the art information that complies with guidelines from the OECD and US Treas. Reg. §1.482.

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Arm's length price for services examined from both the perspective of the service provider and the service recipient.

Intangible Spring's Service Fees database can be used to benchmark services fees, expertly extracted from uncontrolled services agreements.

Every service agreement has been analyzed from both the service recipient and the service provider's perspectives, find comparables in over 60 industries manually classified for more accuracy.

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To create our Service Fees database we have reviewed thousands of services agreements and manually extracted, normalized, and classified fields without copying and pasting excerpts of agreement clauses. In addition, descriptions of services provided are curated by our analysts. This craftsmanship allow us to produce top-quality searchable information that is clean and ready for comparability analysis.

In Intangible Spring Service Fees database, we have several, intricate service fee bases; and we are challenged capture them with accuracy, because benchmarking service fees requires homogeneous fee types and fee bases. Thanks to IntangibleSpring's conventions we are able to provide top clean service fee extraction and fee base normalization

For in-depth analysis, for every service, we provide the full payment structure extracted verbatim from relevant clauses.


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A service fee database has a lot of information about the most recent contracts for different types of services. It is made up of service fee reports that have data that was collected and analysed by hand. This means that each report is the result of a deep and thorough analysis.

A service charge, which is also called a service fee, is a fee paid for services related to a product or service that is being bought. In other words, a service charge is an extra fee added to the price of a product or service for the service that comes with it.

Intercompany service fees can be charged across borders when the assistance improves the business position of the company receiving the service. Services can be anything from technical services to support for the back office, but both US and international transfer pricing rules put limits on when charges are allowed.

Tax authorities all over the world are worried about multinational companies that charge for services between companies. Intercompany service charges lower the amount of taxable income in the country that receives the services and raise the amount of taxable profits for the business that provides the services.

Companies can benefit from intercompany service charges, but a major concern is how to handle tax risks. Any intercompany service fee payments made across borders can be called into question by the IRS or any other tax authority.One common argument is that, without the service provider, the company getting the services would have to pay someone else.If a company can't prove that the services they provided were worth the money they charged, taxpayers will have a hard time appealing.

Companies should use a method called "direct charge." If management and administrative staff do keep track of how much time they spend helping each company run, taxpayers will be able to show what day-to-day benefits are provided. Tax auditors are less likely to believe indirect ways of allocating service fees on a pro-rata basis, like sales, especially when there isn't much background information to back it up. The allocation method can be questioned by the authorities in the recipient companies as being unreliable, and in some countries, indirect charging methods are not allowed at all.


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