Tax & Accounting Blog

Helping to Foster Developments in NJ Tax Departments

Helping to Foster Developments in NJ Tax Departments

The TEI NJ Chapter recently brought together close to 200 tax professionals to discuss industry trends and developments in federal, state, and international tax.  John Kuchinski from KPMG discussed the daily challenges that tax professionals face around data and legal entity information.  The career of a tax professional is an extremely tough job … Read More

We’re Listening: User Communities

We’re Listening: User Communities

A big part of what we do is ask “How can we make the products easier for our customers to use? How are we designing products for our customers?” Those are the kind of questions at the core of how we engage feedback and set the direction of our products from our user communities. For years, we’ve engaged with our user … Read More

Welcome back Excel – we missed you!

Welcome back Excel – we missed you!

A Closer Look at What Controls Your Excel Add-in Provides and What it Doesn’t The day has finally come when tax technology professionals have great reasons to recommend the use of spreadsheets for tax processes.  The growing array of new Excel Add-in tools, responding to many of the historical risks related to spreadsheets, are giving … Read More

The New Realities of Tax Risk Management

The New Realities of Tax Risk Management

The Tax Council Policy Institute (TCPI) tax risk conference that I attended on February 15 and 16 in Washington, DC brought together experts and stakeholders from across the industry. Over 280 professionals from corporate tax, trade, risk,and treasury groups met with tax lawyers, accounting firms, and revenue agencies to discuss policy and practice aroundcorporate tax … Read More

President’s Budget Proposes Making R&D Credit Permanent

President’s Budget Proposes Making R&D Credit Permanent

This is welcome news for American innovation and manufacturing organizations.  While this credit has been in place since 1981, except from one brief period in the mid-1990’s, making it permanent will boost the confidence of corporations expanding their U.S. investment in research and development activities.     Over the past three decades, the corporate R&D tax credit … Read More

We’re Listening: Getting Better Organized with Workpapers

We’re Listening: Getting Better Organized with Workpapers

Say good-bye to the days of files being stored in different areas, under different names and on c-drives. One of the top process management questions raised at the 2011 ONESOURCE User Conference was:  Are you doing anything to improve document management across the ONESOURCE products? We’ve been … Read More