Compliance Automation

How to Speed Up Tax Data Preparation for 5471 Schedule M and Sales & Use Tax Compliance

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May 18, 2017

How to Speed Up Tax Data Preparation for 5471 Schedule M and Sales & Use Tax Compliance

Think about the burden lifted from your tax team by speeding up the data preparation and calculations for complex tax processes. In this blog, we cover automating data assembly for 5471 Schedule M and Sales & Use Tax Compliance. We provide practical examples of what happens when you can quickly manipulate source data into useable formats and the steps that can be automated.

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Ask the Right Questions for Your Sales and Use Tax Compliance Process

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May 05, 2017

Ask the Right Questions for Your Sales and Use Tax Compliance Process

The management of sales and use tax compliance can be complicated. Especially if your process is manual. To make it more manageable, you need to first ask the right questions about your data, your process, and your resources.

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It’s Not the Plan That’s Important, It’s the Planning: Practical Guide to Preparing for Tax Reform

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February 14, 2017

It’s Not the Plan That’s Important, It’s the Planning: Practical Guide to Preparing for Tax Reform

As President Donald Trump and the Republican-led Congress attempt to define a comprehensive tax reform package, details on policy changes are elusive. However, initial tax proposals released by the Trump Administration and House Republicans provide broad guidelines for what can be expected. As the saying goes, “it’s not the plan that’s important, it’s the planning” — so read on for what’s in the proposal, and a practical guide to preparing for tax reform.

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Understanding the “Aha!” of ACH Payments

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August 25, 2016

Understanding the “Aha!” of ACH Payments

Jim Ford and Mark Cox, directors in GTM’s state and local tax practice, examine the pros and cons of using different types of automated clearinghouse payments when sending them to a tax authority, and they explain how one method can make accounting and reconciling much easier.

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To Err is Human: Why You Should Submit Electronic Sales Tax Payments via ACH Credit

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March 17, 2016

To Err is Human: Why You Should Submit Electronic Sales Tax Payments via ACH Credit

In the case of submitting electronic sales tax payments, you have two options that have both a time and a monetary impact. What’s best, an ACH Credit electronic payment or an ACH Debit electronic payment? Here are some tips about your options from Supervisor, Dan Campbell on how to choose what will work best for your organization from an efficiency and cost perspective.

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How to Harness Volumes of Data in the Tax Department

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January 21, 2016

How to Harness Volumes of Data in the Tax Department

Large amounts of data should be an asset to a tax department – it allows for better analysis, scenario building, and tax planning. More commonly, however, tax teams don’t know how to efficiently manage nor harness the volumes of available data to gain maximum benefit.

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Building a Tax Technology Strategy

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Building a Tax Technology Strategy

The pressures of shifting global markets, more demanding disclosure requirements, and the need for immediate visibility into cash taxes have converged to put more pressure on corporate taxation than ever before. Getting ahead of the new demands requires corporate tax departments to think differently about the resources at their disposal – their people, their culture and processes, and their enabling technologies. While workloads grow and priorities shift, a strong technology strategy can help ensure the team can meet new and unexpected challenges. Download a copy of this white paper if you’re looking for practical advice and areas to consider when building a tax technology strategy for your tax department.

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