We help businesses meet the challenges of multi-jurisdictional tax operations, including compliance, reporting and risk management for direct and indirect taxes.
We assist clients transform processes and utilise technology to enhance efficiencies, align data, and improve transparency from the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems all the way through the reporting and documentation process.
Tax Management Consulting (TMC) assists tax departments in companies to automate their tax processes.
This ranges from tax spreadsheet optimisation, to analysing millions of transactions for tax savings and risks using tax data analytics, to automating the VAT return and finally to assist organisations in tax sensitising their ERP system.
Tax accounting and reporting
Overreliance on spreadsheets, outdated technology, and lack of integration between tax and finance systems hamper tax departments’ ability to obtain and analyse the data they need for timely and accurate tax accounting and reporting. We provide tax application consulting related to the selection and implementation of software supporting financial accounting for tax (provision) for global and local financial operations. We help tax departments with tax accounting and reporting processes, provision-to-return reconciliations, mitigation, and process improvement to correct or avoid material weaknesses and significant deficiencies.
Global compliance outsourcing
Organisations with operations in multiple jurisdictions face tremendous challenges in keeping pace with each jurisdiction’s tax laws. For this reason, they often turn to Deloitte for global and local tax outsourcing of direct and indirect tax compliance, as well as statutory accounting and report processing. With shared services and data management skills, our team can support local, near shore and offshore compliance activities.
Risk, strategy and operations
Risk intelligent tax departments integrate business strategy and risk management into their operations. Deloitte helps organizations’ tax departments align tax operations to the business strategy often times in conjunction with their finance transformation efforts. Services include evaluation of organizational models, roles and responsibilities; skills assessment; performance measurement; and analysis of governance and controls within a tax department. We also assist with the integration of processes among tax planning, tax compliance and tax audit, which can include determining whether appropriate key performance indicators for performance management are in place.
Tax-enabled enterprise resource planning (ERP)
Integration of tax data requirements into enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems is increasingly critical for tax departments to operate effectively and obtain the tax-sensitized data needed for accounting and tax reporting purposes. With tax technical and technology experience, we help organizations tax enable their ERP systems, based on the data and information requirements for the entire record-to-report cycle for tax. Our consulting encompasses direct and indirect tax requirements and the related data to support tax planning, compliance and tax audits on a global basis. We also assist with data retention, document management, and the prioritization of controls.
Compliance process automation
Tax departments face significant resource constraints, requiring an increased focus on efficiency and effective use of software and technology to streamline their compliance process. Our team consults on design, vendor selection, and implementation of tax software for global and local purposes for both direct and indirect taxes. Services include integrating software and technology through the entire record-to-report business cycle for tax. Solutions include enterprise systems, middleware, tax applications and management reporting dashboards.
Tax data analytics
Tax information is increasingly important to management’s ability to plan and forecast. Our TMC team can assist your organisation leverage data analytics for tax and assess the data and information required to support these efforts. In addition, we can help your organisation gain insights into past tax performance and how tax technologies, applications and leading practices can help your tax department plan and executive a tax strategy more effectively.
Tax Management Consulting South Africa
With SARS’ increasing demand of revenue collection and driving a Tax compliance culture, Deloitte Tax Management Consulting helps businesses meet the challenges of compliance, reporting and risk management for direct and indirect taxes. We help clients transform processes and technology to enhance efficiencies, align data, and improve transparency from ERP systems all the way through to the reporting and documentation process. This allows for businesses to meet SARS demands more effectively and timeously. Read more.