Technology advances so rapidly it can be hard to keep up. The Deloitte On Tax Tech podcast series navigates the technology landscape through conversations with Deloitte leaders to help you chart your tax department’s digital future.
The Power of With: AI in the tax function
Beyond the sci-fi movies, what is the current state of artificial intelligence and what are its applications for the tax department? Is it an opportunity for the future, or are there real use cases that can help achieve efficiencies and data gains today? In this episode, Deloitte Tax AI and Analytics leader Beth Mueller discusses what AI can look like for tax and how to start developing practical plans for implementation.
The virtual tax department: Navigating remote work
COVID-19 is reshaping our world and the tax technology landscape is no exception. How are tax departments faring under the rapid shift to remote, virtual work? And what opportunities does this present for technology implementation? In this episode, Deloitte Tax LLP partner and leader of the myInsight client edition platform, David Landers discusses how tax departments are quickly adapting and rising to new challenges.
Shaping the VAT landscape with next-gen tech
With technology revolutionizing mundane tax processes like invoicing and reporting, many multinationals, the OECD and governments are trying to stay in lock step to create and adapt to new VAT standards. In this episode, Deloitte’s own Ronnie Dassen, Global Indirect Tax lead, offers key insights into how these new digital tools are shaping the current VAT space. In addition, he explores how companies are shifting to hybrid tax operating models with both in-house and third-party resources.
Indirect tax landscape: Evolving technology response
After recent changes to the indirect tax landscape in the United States, driven by Wayfair and marketplace legislation, companies have faced a variety of technology challenges. In this episode, Lindsay McAfee, Deloitte multistate tax senior manager, and Holly Hamby, tax management consulting managing director, discuss what these changes really mean for companies and how they’re responding to new requirements.
Tax and business alignment: Progress on evolving technology
Tax departments have been so immersed in compliance and reporting that they have had trouble aligning with their business’s priority of using tax technologies to see what’s around the corner. In this episode, Deloitte Tax LLP partner Jen Knickerbocker discusses tax departments’ progress in partnering with the business, as reported in interviews with CFOs and CAOs. In addition, she describes three areas in which tax could provide even more value to the business.
The data forward tax department: Efficiency with insight
Data has the power to enable automation and yield new tax insights. But how can tax departments leverage data management to improve processes and outcomes? And what role does emerging tax technology play? In this tax podcast, Deloitte Tax LLP partners Emily VanVleet and Brad Ford take a closer look at using data to fuel tax transformation and discuss a three-step data management strategy that can help departments boost efficiency and drive new ways of working.