Insights on tax issues that matter

You and the Taxman

Issue 3, 2018

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As global connectedness and digital disruption bring about transformation at unprecedented speed, no function can be spared – all of us will have to keep moving, faster!

So the only way up – whilst maintaining balance – lies in adapting and innovating. To achieve sustainable success, the adoption and application of technology can no longer be deemed optional. Big data and analytics, robotic process automation, artificial intelligence are just some of the disruptive technologies that can enable the tax functions to better manage tax risks and governance. In addition, it is important to keep abreast of the rapid changes happening around the world, and understand the tax impact.

This issue, we share insights into some of the contemporaneous topics and concerns that are top-of-mind for tax practitioners.

You and the Taxman

EY - Humanising the tax analytics roadmap

Humanising the tax analytics roadmap

Data and analytics can unlock insights for proactive tax planning and compliance – but only if they are harnessed purposefully with the right human capabilities and mindset.

EY - The EU’s new mandatory transparency rules

The EU’s new mandatory transparency rules

What implications does a new EU directive aimed at boosting transparency to tackle aggressive cross-border tax planning have on businesses?

EY - Adopting FRS 115 and FRS 109: tax not an afterthought

Adopting FRS 115 and FRS 109: tax not an afterthought

As businesses evaluate and adopt new accounting standards, a comprehensive discussion on the tax implications is needed to manage the income tax impact with foresight.

EY - What you need to know about investing into Brazil

What you need to know about investing into Brazil

The absence of a double tax agreement and a complex taxation system with high tax rates make Brazil a challenging economy to penetrate. But this is set to change.

EY - Divestment: the need for speed and diligence

Divestment: the need for speed and diligence

In any divestment, there is a need for speed in execution and proper due diligence. To drive better outcomes and value, a fine balance between the two is needed.

EY - When actions speak louder than words

When actions speak louder than words

Take a look at how the Income Tax Act has been applied on gains from the sale of immovable properties via a curious case.


In conversation with

EY - Tax talk: upping the game with technology

Tax talk: upping the game with technology

Why and how should the tax function take the lead as a change agent in order for businesses to keep up with the increasingly connected world?