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Much “To Do” About Something-The New Repair Regs

The newly issued repair regulations seem to be all the buzz…  After much anticipation, new tangible property regulations were released, replacing both the proposed regulations (issued March of 2008) and the long-standing current regulations.  These new temporary regulations, effective for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2012, update the prior rules and serve … Read More

2012 ACT Conference Recap from Disney

2012 ACT Conference Recap from Disney

The 2012 ACT Conference sessions wrapped up with topics focused on automation, processes, and the future of the tax department. Attendees had the opportunity to attend a number of sessions that addressed different approaches to saving time. Stephen McGerty, VP and Head of ONESOURCE Tax Provision and Workflow, Thomson Reuters presented with Marcia Aulenback, VP of … Read More

Trending Topics @ the Orlando ACT Conference

Trending Topics @ the Orlando ACT Conference

Disney’s Contemporary Resort in Orlando was packed yesterday with roughly 200 tax professionals who joined to discuss the big theme of this year’s Association for Computers and Taxation (ACT) Conference….trends in data warehousing and data management. We heard from some great presenters starting out with breakout sessions on the trending topic of data warehousing. After lunch, we … Read More

Tax Professionals, Technology, Orlando & More

Tax Professionals, Technology, Orlando & More

The annual Association for Computers and Taxation (ACT) kicks off their annual conference tomorrow at Disney’s Contemporary resort and we on the Thomson Reuters Product Management team are excited to lead a discussion on Data Management and Warehousing in the Cloud.  We’re gearing up to present on how technology can play a significant role in tax data management.  If you’re planning … Read More

Why Tax Executives are Spending More Time in Front of the C-suite

Why Tax Executives are Spending More Time in Front of the C-suite

Gone are the days when the corporate tax director stands last in line to update the CFO. In a recent article on CFO.com,  internal tax advisers shared how they are getting more exposure at C-suite-level doors on a regular basis. Why the sudden interest in tax? With increased regulation, a heavy state and local … Read More

Data Management Podcast Series:  Behind the Scenes of AstraZeneca’s Tax Department

Data Management Podcast Series: Behind the Scenes of AstraZeneca’s Tax Department

How Saving 20 Hours During Their 7-Day Close is Getting the Tax Team More Exposure When the US tax department of AstraZeneca was under the microscope of new management, they knew that incorporating software into their tax processes would help to gain efficiencies around data management and reporting out globally. In our recent Data Management Podcast series, Linda Peoples, CPA tax … Read More