Tax Technology and Transformation

Topic: How tax functions are changing in response to digital transformation and the regulatory environment
Outline and suggested content for Final Paper:
· Objective of Paper
· Describe how the regulatory environment is impacting how tax functions must operate:
o Examples:
§ Digital tax administration
§ Tax Reform
§ OECD transparency initiatives
§ Sarbanes Oxley
§ Other transparency initiatives
· Describe how digital transformation has impacted how tax functions must operate
o Examples:
§ The “4th public accounting industrial revolution”
§ Big data
§ Machine learning and artificial intelligence
· Describe how tax functions in response to these events must change the current state
· Describe the classic transformation methodology “People, Process, Technology” and how it can be applied to transform tax functions
· Describe how tax functions can use Lean Six Sigma principles and Agile principles to improve and change tax functions
· Describe the data life cycle and how it applies to tax processes
· Define the historic challenges of tax departments collecting and transforming data for tax processes
o Inefficiencies that result from Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) activities. Note: ETL activities can also be referred to data integration activities.
o Risks that result from ETL activities
· Describe Microsoft Power Query and Alteryx and the purpose of each application
· Describe the importance of continuous learning initiatives for tax professionals
· Describe how technology can be used to help tax functions reduce risk and become more efficient – “save time”
· Describe how the following applications/technologies can be used to automate tax processes, save time, reduce risk and augment tax professionals’ tasks as well as improve performance.
o ETL tools/Data integration tools
o Robotic Process Automation
o Machine learning and artificial intelligence
o Cloud based applications such as Microsoft Azure
o ERP environments such as Oracle, SAP, S4HANA
o Thomson Reuters applications
o Blockchain
· Appendix: Comparison of Power Query and Alteryx – provide a side-by-side comparison of the attributes of Power Query and Alteryx “vendor selection”
· Appendix: Case study that illustrates how to use Power Query or Alteryx to automate files.
· Appendix – At your discretion you can have additional appendices to supplement the body of the paper.
Additional Notes for Final Paper:
Length of Paper: The body of the paper must be a minimum of 15 pages double spaced -this includes footnotes. The paper will also contain appendices as described below. The appendices are not included as part of the 15 pages.
Font Type: Ariel
Font Size: 12
Margins: 1”
Each student must draft their own paper
You can work together to obtain information, research, and documentation for the paper
· You can . . .
o share content with classmates
o discuss content and ideas with classmates
o refer to class content and guest lecturers
o refer to Linkedin Learning videos or YouTube videos
o refer to whitepapers and other thought leadership
· Must reference – footnotes

Place your order
(550 words)

Approximate price: $22

Calculate the price of your order

550 words
We'll send you the first draft for approval by September 11, 2018 at 10:52 AM
Total price:
The price is based on these factors:
Academic level
Number of pages
Basic features
  • Free title page and bibliography
  • Unlimited revisions
  • Plagiarism-free guarantee
  • Money-back guarantee
  • 24/7 support
On-demand options
  • Writer’s samples
  • Part-by-part delivery
  • Overnight delivery
  • Copies of used sources
  • Expert Proofreading
Paper format
  • 275 words per page
  • 12 pt Arial/Times New Roman
  • Double line spacing
  • Any citation style (APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian, Harvard)

Our guarantees

Delivering a high-quality product at a reasonable price is not enough anymore.
That’s why we have developed 5 beneficial guarantees that will make your experience with our service enjoyable, easy, and safe.

Money-back guarantee

You have to be 100% sure of the quality of your product to give a money-back guarantee. This describes us perfectly. Make sure that this guarantee is totally transparent.

Read more

Zero-plagiarism guarantee

Each paper is composed from scratch, according to your instructions. It is then checked by our plagiarism-detection software. There is no gap where plagiarism could squeeze in.

Read more

Free-revision policy

Thanks to our free revisions, there is no way for you to be unsatisfied. We will work on your paper until you are completely happy with the result.

Read more

Privacy policy

Your email is safe, as we store it according to international data protection rules. Your bank details are secure, as we use only reliable payment systems.

Read more

Fair-cooperation guarantee

By sending us your money, you buy the service we provide. Check out our terms and conditions if you prefer business talks to be laid out in official language.

Read more
Open chat
You can contact our live agent via WhatsApp! Via + 1 3234125597

Feel free to ask questions, clarifications, or discounts available when placing an order.

Order your essay today and save 30% with the discount code GIFT