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The Advantages of Automating VAT Determination and Compliance

The Advantages of Automating VAT Determination and Compliance

Many users of the world’s most sophisticated and widely embraced enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems still use desktop spreadsheets to manage their value-added tax (VAT) and statistical filing processes. It’s labor-intensive work that may not catch every error and leaves the VAT processes without rigorous controls. It also puts companies at increased risk at a … Read More

Finland — VAT Increase Announced

Finland — VAT Increase Announced

Following budget deliberations this week Finnish Government Ministers have announced an increase in value added tax (VAT) across the board by one percentage point. Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen has indicated raises in tax rates will take precedence over saving cuts in the government’s budget plans. The planned increase, which will affect necessities such as food and … Read More