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 company. His was not the first on this topic. Earlier in the day we had a vendor espousing the latest greatest features of their products. The previous day a guest speaker had eulogised on how technology would transform the world of Tax in the coming years.

Sitting next to me is Mr. A, an experienced VAT manager based in Europe. Despite difficulties each month around Tax data and his doubts about the numbers reported, his company have yet to avail themselves of the new market offerings.  Continue reading