Tax & Accounting Blog

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

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

Workpaper Automation and What One Company Achieved with Technology

Workpaper Automation and What One Company Achieved with Technology

It’s really interesting to see that so many clients have the same concerns when it comes to their data and how it’s managed inside of their workpapers. Based on a recent study conducted by Thomson Reuters, control and time are the most important areas to a tax department looking to streamline their workpapers. Lack … Read More

The Software Training Cost Paradox: Part One

The Software Training Cost Paradox: Part One

Professionals that work within specialized fields are required to participate in educational training in order to maintain their professional certification. Each year, there is a minimum number of training hours (CPE) that individuals such as Engineers, Attorneys, Law Enforcement, and Accountants must complete. For accountants, there are multiple avenues available to obtain the necessary hours … Read More

Watch the Video – Turn Your Tax Department into Rock Stars

Watch the Video – Turn Your Tax Department into Rock Stars

At last week’s SYNERGY 2012 conference, we debuted our “Tax Accountant Rock Stars” video to over 1300 tax professionals in Grapevine, TX. The video features old school accountants from 25 years ago transforming into the rock stars of their company with ONESOURCE. It’s set to the LMFAO song “Party Rock Anthem” … Read More