Tax & Accounting Blog

Meet the Taxologist  – Tom Weippert, Tax Technology Manager at Ingersoll Rand

Meet the Taxologist – Tom Weippert, Tax Technology Manager at Ingersoll Rand

“I speak three languages: Tax, IT, and Finance. I march into uncharted territories. I am a Taxologist,” says Tom Weippert, tax technology manager at Ingersoll Rand. Tom is a holistic, logical thinker and views his organization like a puzzle. He leverages his skill set to join different pieces together and better understand how each role impacts … Read More

Meet the Taxologist

Meet the Taxologist

In today’s fast-paced and complex tax landscape, the status quo is not enough. Tax professionals must rise to the challenge and leverage the power of tax technology for total process efficiency. In short, today’s tax world needs Taxologists. But what is a Taxologist? Why are they important? What are their characteristics? How are IT and … Read More

How to Effectively Resource, Oversee, Analyze, and Manage Global Compliance and Reporting

How to Effectively Resource, Oversee, Analyze, and Manage Global Compliance and Reporting

This blog is dedicated to sharing ideas and case studies on how companies effectively manage risk and reduce costs related to global compliance and reporting processes and services. Managing global compliance and reporting requirements, whether through internal processes or outsourced services, is a challenging yet important endeavor for organizations of all sizes. An organization needs … Read More

Brazil FTZ Extended to 2073

Brazil FTZ Extended to 2073

On Tuesday of last week, the camera of deputies of the Brazilian federal senate enacted Emenda Constitucional 83, which extends the constitutional term allowed to the Zona Franca de Manaus (Free Trade Zone of Manaus) until the year 2073. This program has operated since before the federal constitution of 1988 with the intent to develop … Read More

Sales Tax Burden Holds Steady for U.S. Consumers and Businesses in Q2 2014

Sales Tax Burden Holds Steady for U.S. Consumers and Businesses in Q2 2014

New York – The U.S. sales tax burden was unchanged in the second quarter of 2014, according to the latest ONESOURCE Indirect Tax rate report from Thomson Reuters. “We are clearly in the midst of a stabilizing trend for domestic tax rates,” said Bernadette Sablan, Director of Tax Research and Content at Thomson … Read More