Tax & Accounting Blog

Live from Synergy 2012- Join the Journey Final Recap

Live from Synergy 2012- Join the Journey Final Recap

As the conference winds down, I’ve sincerely enjoyed the opportunity to engage with our clients and listen to what they have to say about the direction of ONESOURCE solutions. Today’s session on the future of ONESOURCE allowed me and my peers to discuss our product road map and what it means for you in 2013.   … Read More

Six IRS Social Media Tools To Help With Your Tax Deadline

Six IRS Social Media Tools To Help With Your Tax Deadline

Look up any subject and literally — chances are there’s an app for that! It is not uncommon now for businesses to grow their presence on the internet via social media. What you may not be aware of is that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is also active on numerous social media platforms … Read More

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Taxes In The Boardroom

With increased regulation, a heavy state and local tax burden, and election uncertainty, today’s corporate boards are increasingly focused on tax risk management. Ultimately, it is the board with oversight of the company’s tax policies and actions. As a result,  boards are adding skilled tax resources to its seats. Because tax issues have material impacts on earnings and … Read More

Hurry Up And Wait…The IFRS & US GAAP Dance Continues

Hurry Up And Wait…The IFRS & US GAAP Dance Continues

The primary goal of a single set of high-quality global accepted accounting standards is still the heart of the matter. However, the SEC’s final report from its IFRS work plan, issued July 13, 2012, does not set out any conclusions on the logistics of when or how current US GAAP reporters can achieve that goal. … Read More

Data Management Podcast Series: How a Tax Department Automated 70% of Their Tax Adjustments

Data Management Podcast Series: How a Tax Department Automated 70% of Their Tax Adjustments

Imagine eliminating the risk and time-consuming processes of using Microsoft® Office Excel during your income tax filings and year-end financial close. As part of the latest story in our Data Management Podcast Series, Chip Gooding, Director, Tax Accounting and Reporting at Commercial Metals Company (CMC), shares how transitioning to standardized workpapers helped his tax … Read More

New York Tax Leaders Help Each Other with Data Management Issues

New York Tax Leaders Help Each Other with Data Management Issues

Some of the topics discussed at last week’s tax data management roundtable discussion included growing global operations and the need for accuracy and speed in tax processes. The event featured 40 New York tax professionals from companies in the area and many in attendance expressed that multiple systems were a challenge, especially with systems that aren’t integrated. Data can be difficult to find when it’s located … Read More