Tax & Accounting Blog

Meet the Taxologist: Tim Freeman

Meet the Taxologist: Tim Freeman

“I am ever-evolving. I am an interpreter, I am a Taxologist.” – Senior Director of Enterprise Accounts and ONESOURCE University, Tim Freeman. With the traditional manual nature of tax, it would seem intuitive that tax departments would use technology to streamline processes. Unfortunately, that has not always been the case. Tim recognizes that Tax has … Read More

Meet the Taxologist: Jeanne Turndahl

Meet the Taxologist: Jeanne Turndahl

“I’m a visionary. I challenge the status quo,” says Jeanne Turndahl, Director of Tax at Thomson Reuters. Jeanne’s tenacity and enthusiasm has proved quite the boon to her position. A seasoned tax veteran, she has always been motivated by efficiency. She noticed quite the change in the contemporary tax landscape compared to that of the … Read More

Missouri Transportation Tax Struck Down

Missouri Transportation Tax Struck Down

The state of Missouri voted down Amendment 7 which would have increased  the sales and use tax by 0.75% to help fund transportation projects. The transportation projects would have involved work on state and local highways, and bridges as well as on unsafe infrastructure. It was estimated that Amendment 7 would have raised $480 million annually over … Read More

Thinking Globally and Inspiring the Inner Taxologist in Others

Thinking Globally and Inspiring the Inner Taxologist in Others

“I think globally. I love inspiring the inner Taxologist in others.  I am a Taxologist,” says Sam Cicogna, VP of Professional Services at Thomson Reuters. The tax function has evolved from its traditional role to a far more complex entity. This requires a new type of thinking and a new breed of tax professional that … Read More