By the Numbers

2024 State Corporate Income Tax Changes

Spurred by their emergence from the COVID-19 pandemic with revenue surpluses and a drive to mitigate the effects of inflation, states continue to ride waves of reform in 2024. This year, thirty-four states made changes to their tax codes, effective January 1. As detailed here, six states—Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska,… Read more »

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Generative AI in Corporate Tax Departments

A recent report by Thomson Reuters highlights the use of generative artificial intelligence (AI) tools in legal, corporate, and tax environments. Among findings in related fields, the report, titled “Future of Professionals: ChatGPT and Generative AI in Legal, Corporate & Tax Markets,” explores whether, in particular, corporate tax departments are… Read more »

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The Shifting State of US Tax Leadership

In the May 29 edition of Tax Analysts’ Tax Notes International, Tony Santiago, founder and president of TaxSearch Inc., discusses a shift in tax expertise due to the latest wave of leadership turnover and retirements. In this article, Santiago explores and shares strategies for filling job vacancies with younger-generation talent… Read more »

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CTO Outlook

In KPMG’s “2023 Chief Tax Officer Outlook” study, the firm examined current and future challenges and opportunities that tax functions face. Drawing on data from KPMG’s fall 2022 survey of 300 CTOs, one-on-one interviews with a handful of CTOs representing a broad set of businesses, and input from KPMG’s tax… Read more »

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Bloomberg’s 2022 Tax Department Trends

Bloomberg Tax recently released results from its 2022 Corporate Tax Department Benchmark Survey, titled “The Trends Shaping Tomorrow’s Tax Function.” Among the greatest challenges, Bloomberg found, were the perpetual juggling act related to compliance, staffing, and economic uncertainties; worries about risk; cost reduction; expanded involvement in nontax financial issues; understaffing;… Read more »

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2023 State Tax Changes

Thirty-eight states rang in the new year with significant changes to their tax codes. Most of these state-level changes were spurred by a wave of rate reductions and other tax cuts over the past two years, greater tax competition during a time of greater mobility, and, of course, inflation, according… Read more »

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Tax Transformation Trends

As digital transformation becomes more urgent, companies are relying on tax-focused perspectives to help them navigate the challenges that come with such change. Last June, Deloitte released its latest installment of its three-part Tax Transformation Trends series, which reports on survey findings from 300-plus tax and finance executives across the… Read more »

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KPMG Survey: Responding to Inflation

In the recent 2022 KPMG Inflation Survey, 300 chief financial officers and financial executives were surveyed in order to provide insight into how their organizations are adapting to inflation in the short and long terms. Challenges such as supply chain woes, rising interest rates, and labor cost issues top the… Read more »

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Trending Now: Corporate Citizenship

As companies aim to better align their brands and values with environmental, social, and governance initiatives, they’re looking to corporate citizenship as a driving force. According to an early 2022 survey conducted by the Conference Board, charitable giving was set to increase even more in 2022 than it did in… Read more »

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Tax Outlook 2022: The Halfway Mark

Earlier this year, BDO published the findings of its 2022 BDO Tax Outlook Survey, which aimed to gather data surrounding tax departments’ planning strategies, biggest concerns, and tax technology, among other topics. The good news is that the vast majority—seventy-two percent—of survey respondents said their tax departments were thriving, and… Read more »

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