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Next Week’s Agenda: TEI-SJSU- High Tech Tax Institute Conference

Annette Nellen, Tax Advisor

The annual High Tech Tax Institute is a two-day conference where speakers and attendees from around the world show up to experience the tax professionals event of the year.

This year, the High Tech Tax Institute starts on November 13, 2017 and wraps up on November 14, 2017.

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LAST DAY to Register for Webinar, Plus 5 Simple Tax Technology Thought Strategies to Adopt Now

Geoff Peck, Tax Advisor

Gartner research reveals that the top reasons for lack of satisfaction with technology do not relate to technology itself.

Our own investigations agree. It is clear that business understanding of the technology’s purpose is the biggest factor in realizing value.

Okay, that’s great! But what does it really mean? And especially if we want to go beyond automating a few manual processes or replacing a few spreadsheets? Read more

Complimentary Webinar Thursday November 9th: Does Your Corporate Tax Department Have Multiple Tax Software Programs? Want To Know How To Make Them Work Together?

Kat Jennings, Tax Advisor, CEO

Date: Thursday November 9th 2017

Time: 9:00AM PDT/10:00AM MT/11:00AM CT/12:00 NOON EST/5:00PM GMT London

You may be like most- overwhelmed with all the corporate tax and finance software- now is the time to understand how to make sense of it all. On Thursday, November 9th, TaxConnections is hosting a  COMPLIMENTARY WEBINAR that corporate tax management teams will benefit from attending on tax technology. Join us to learn how to weave together your corporate tax and finance software!

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What Is A Taxologist and Why Do They Matter?

Geoff Peck, Tax Advisor

We believe Taxologists are the missing link between business, technology, and innovation. With many tax managers finding this space a challenge, Taxologists and the skills they possess matter a great deal.

Let’s explore further. In the face of technological revolution, tax managers are normally responding by either:

1. bringing in third-party tax technology products, appointing a vendor to install them and hoping there aren’t too many issues;

2. outsourcing to reassuringly expensive big-name consultancies; or

3. teaming up with IT and learning for themselves by trial and error.

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How “Technology” Fits Within Tax Technology

Geoff Peck, Tax Advisor

Recently, we talked with a frustrated tax manager who declared, “I just want tax technology to work!” A long conversation followed as we explored his expectations.

Firstly, he expected tax technology to work like a smartphone. After all, a smartphone is a supercomputer that his 10-year-old daughter can use (better than he can). We discussed why enterprise technology is not like a smartphone (spoiler alert: it’s because of data).

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TEI-SJSU- High Tech Tax Institute Conference Less Than 2 Weeks Away!

Annette Nellen, Tax Advisor

The annual High Tech Tax Institute is a two-day conference where speakers and attendees from around the world show up to experience the tax professionals event of the year.

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Tax Technology And The Skills Needed To Succeed

Geoff Peck, Tax Advisor

The process seems simple enough. Company tax processes are under strain so the decision is made to invest in automation. A string of vendors turn up displaying their wares, and after some procurement hoop-jumping, one is selected. Installation is performed by a consultant with the product name on his bio. Job done!

Except that the job is not done. Do any of these sound familiar?

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Learn About IRS & Captives – Captive Insurance Webinar

Hale Stewart, captive insurance

Starting in the mid-1970s, and continuing through the UPS case, the IRS fought captives tooth and nail. Over the course of these cases, they advanced three different legal arguments against captive insurance: the economic family argument, the nexus of contracts and the assignment of income doctrine.

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Webinar – Introduction To Captive Insurance – May 4th

Hale Stewart

While captive insurance companies have been used by large companies for over 60 years, their use by small and medium sized companies is still in its infancy. There are numerous reason for this, but perhaps the most important is the simple lack of knowledge.

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Captive Insurance Webinar – April 4th

Hale Stewart, weinar, captive insurance, cpe credits

While captive insurance companies have been used by large companies for over 60 years, their use by small and medium sized companies is still in its infancy. There are numerous reason for this, but perhaps the most important is the simple lack of knowledge.

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Register Now For Hale Stewart’s Webinar – April 4th

Hale Stewart

While captive insurance companies have been used by large companies for over 60 years, their use by small and medium sized companies is still in its infancy. There are numerous reason for this, but perhaps the most important is the simple lack of knowledge.

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Hale Stewart’s Captive Insurance Webinar – April 4th

Hale Stewart

While captive insurance companies have been used by large companies for over 60 years, their use by small and medium sized companies is still in its infancy. There are numerous reason for this, but perhaps the most important is the simple lack of knowledge.

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