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PawPaw Taxology is pleased to provide an online forum to discuss the adoption and implementation of Tax Technology.
Your business needs are as unique as a paw print and we’d like to hear about your specific experiences with Tax Technology projects and the Digital Transformation, particularly as they apply to Global Indirect Tax Solutions.
We created this forum for you to share your best practices and lessons learned, to get your questions answered and to learn about future potentials. Like any forum it is only as good as its contributors, so please sign up and start posting.

The First Training EVER For Taxologists (And Those Who Work With Them)

The First Training EVER For Taxologists (And Those Who Work With Them)

Specific skills are vital for success with tax technology. But with few guidelines and no suitable training these skills were hard to put your finger on, until now. The ‘Smart’ ...
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The Tax Technology Insight Series: New, In Depth, A Milestone

The Tax Technology Insight Series: New, In Depth, A Milestone

This has been needed for a while. Tax managers ask us, “If there’s so much information out there, why are there still so few answers?” In this series we open ...
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The Tax Data Analytics Conundrum

The Tax Data Analytics Conundrum

What can Tax managers at MNCs expect from the latest offerings? Tax data analytics is arguably the hottest topic in global tax technology today.  A raft of new offerings have ...
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PawPaw Taxology to Sponsor 6th Strategic Indirect Tax Director's Forum

PawPaw Taxology to Sponsor 6th Strategic Indirect Tax Director’s Forum

PawPaw Taxology are pleased to announce our participation in this independent event. The conference will explore key topics facing today’s tax departments in an open and informative manner. If not ...
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Why do Taxologists need Data skills?

Data skills can make the difference between a good Tax Technologist and an excellent one! Tax Technologists rightly covet their knowledge of Tax engines, ERPs and Tax Reporting tools as ...
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What’s the distinction between “digitalization” and “tax function transformation”? The market is unclear. By the way, “automation” is different again

And will this finally explain what a Taxologist actually does? There are many aspects to the challenges currently engulfing the Tax function at major corporations.  Yet historically there has been a ...
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The right tools

So, why can’t we use Excel for Tax Reporting?

Excel has been described as the most important business software application in use today.  It is convenient, inexpensive, easy to use, versatile and for all intents and purposes universally available ...
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Brexit – Don’t End Date the UK Yet

Despite the referendum result the UK is still in the EU for now.  All EU VAT rules including those around intra-community supplies of goods and services, and the reporting obligations ...
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Tax Digitization Strategy? Don’t start with Technology

Brief: Technology adoption within the context of Tax function transformation It had been an enjoyable night out with industry associates that we had known for a long time.  We were nearing the ...
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The Evolving Role of the Taxologist

Tax and Tax Technology welcomes CBO Search as a new and specialist recruiter to the industry.  In addition to providing a service for executives and experts in the popular products, ...
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Tombstone Sheriff saves Tax Technology day

We have a new hero.  For years this person has travelled the world performing Indirect Tax automation projects and installing Tax Technology software.  He takes with him the largest ...
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Are Zero-Defect Tax Technology Projects Possible?

What a concept!  A Tax Technology project delivered without fault!  Surely this is outside the field of reference for many; but for others, and hopefully you are one of ...
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Tax Technology 2016. Making a list, checking it twice …

The Tax Manager jumps up onto Santa’s knee while eyeing a bulging sack in the grotto labelled Tax Technology Toys.  “… And what would YOU like for Christmas”, asks Santa ...
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VAT SAP 2015 Summit

VAT SAP 2015 Summit

Just returned from presenting at #VATSAP2015 and discussing #VATAutomation and #GolbalTaxTechnology. It was great to see old faces and make connections with new ones ...
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How Tolstoy understood Tax Technology projects

“All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.”
– Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina (1877) Recently we were asked to deliver a workshop to a ...
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Tales from the Tax Technology travelogue

It has been another good conference. It’s a warm afternoon on the last day, and the presenter enthusiastically wades through lessons learned during the adoption of Tax Technology for VAT at his ...
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The Tax Technology industry loses a son …

In the early 2000s, when Tax engines started providing determination globally from a web service, an industry was transformed.  Mike Reigle was there at the birth. Before that, Mike had worked ...
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Now that's what I call a white elephant!

Now that’s what I call a white elephant!

African ‘white elephant’ coats himself in clay and mud to keep cool.
Once moisture from the mud bath dries, the beast is left coated in clay and calcite sand as ...
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