Tax & Tariff Management

Increasing global regulation as well as the high rate of change of tariffs is challenging compliance initiatives. Content in this category will look at the key trends and issues in tax, such as the impact of Brexit, increased e-commerce, and the expanding global requirements around the digitization around tax. We’ll look at how organizations are using SAP’s core functionality to support tax calculation and compliance but also how third-party tax automation and services fit into the mix.


  1. Blackline

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    BlackLine’s cloud solutions for the financial close complement SAP solutions as part of an end-to-end offering for Finance. Companies come to BlackLine because their traditional manual accounting processes—often performed outside the ERP—are not sustainable. BlackLine helps companies move to modern accounting by unifying processes, automating repetitive work, and driving accountability through visibility. BlackLine solutions for SAP provide deep functionality and direct, real-time integration to SAP software. BlackLine helps accounting teams transform processes like close task orchestration and balance sheet substantiation. More than 3,500 companies, including more than 800 running SAP solutions, trust BlackLine to help them close faster with complete and accurate results. BlackLine is SAP’s 2021 Partner of the Year – Solution Extensions.

  2. Trends in Tax Benchmark Report

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    Today’s tax compliance landscape has never been more challenging. As global e-commerce transactions continue to grow and organizations integrate digital business activities with their existing operations and ERP systems, the indirect tax compliance lifecycle is becoming more complex and costly to manage. Gain your steps to success in the Trends in Tax benchmark report.
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    Cloud-based Indirect Tax Saves Ingram Micro Time and Money

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    As international trade grows, so too does the weight of indirect taxation on the business landscape. There is also a growing urgency for tax departments to enhance business value through digital transformation. Changes in indirect tax can come frequently, according to Calvin Lai, Senior Manager at Ingram Micro Tax. This means that ensuring indirect tax…
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    Global Tax Automation for Your Enterprise

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    Tax authorities around the world are pushing for real-time access to information and rules and tax rates change constantly. Roger Lindelauf, Director, Global SAP Partnership at Vertex, predicts that in the next two or three years, we will continue to see a lot of countries, such as in EMEA, move to e-audits, e-filings, and e-invoicing. “We are changing from information being pushed to…
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    SAPinsider 2022 Conference

    Save the dates for the annual SAPinsider conference taking place March 15-17 at the Bellagio Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Join an immersive experience designed to provide you with best practices and expert recommendations for maximizing on your SAP investments and preparing for new opportunities. The conference will bring the entire SAP ecosystem together to…
  6. Building the Intelligent Tax Function on SAP: Developing a Compelling Business Case

    Developing a robust business case is a key foundation of a successful SAP S/4HANA program. Finance functions are under significant pressure to deliver enhanced business insight and reduce costs - leveraging an S/4 investment is therefore a major component to the overall program business case. However, many companies are missing a critical component – consideration…
  7. How does Edge Computing Unlock New Opportunities for Your Organization?

    How does Edge Computing Unlock New Opportunities for Your Organization?

    Advances in technology, through automated, cloud-based solutions, have liberated tax, IT, and finance professionals from a multitude of software related, administrative tasks. Tasks like monitoring, coding, testing, and re-deploying changes to software, any time an update is made, taking valuable time away from needed resources. While cloud-based solutions host a variety of advantages, there are…
  8. Vertex Case Study with Ingram Micro

    Ingram Micro, a distributor of information technology products and services, has been relying on SAP and Vertex solutions to meet its unique business and tax department needs. Ingram Micro implemented Vertex O Series On-Demand for North America several years ago and since then, has worked towards deploying Vertex for their tax process automation globally. The…...…
  9. Why the Modern Tax Team Should Have a Seat at the Table

    The post-pandemic business landscape demands CFOs, and their tax teams evolve beyond routine tax functions, to deliver strategic value for their organizations. Globalization, digitalization, and sustainability are accelerating and requires organizations and government entities to engage continuously. C-suite decision makers now must lean on tax leaders to help comprehend the business impact of these engagements.…
  10. Top Indirect Tax Compliance Considerations for Modern Businesses Running on SAP

    Top Indirect Tax Compliance Considerations for Modern Businesses Running on SAP

    There is a critical component to running a business, one that changes all the time – country, state, and jurisdictional tax rates, rules, and statutes. These time-consuming, non-revenue generation tasks keep businesses from focusing on growth and profitability. With the right automated tax solution, your team can focus on the path to modernization and gain…