Tax strategy 4.0

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A changing tax landscape

The role of Tax is undergoing unprecedented change. As multinational companies consider global megatrends and organizational goals for driving profitable growth, a myriad of factors are shaping the next iteration of tax strategy.

Today's tax executive is experiencing considerable pressure from internal and external stakeholders to enhance operational efficiencies and the effectiveness of their departments – whether through innovative processes or technologies. Further, with many countries vying for investment capital as well as tax revenue, tax executives are carefully monitoring evolving tax policy and legislation as well as regulatory and political issues to maximize incentives and related opportunities.

As you navigate the changing landscape and issues, we're committed to serving as an ongoing resource that you can rely on. Review our videos and publications below for related insights.

Tax and technology: Top findings from PwC's 2016 US CEO Survey

Next Manufacturing: Industry 4.0

Talking tax reform

PwC’s David Camp, former Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee and current Senior Policy Adviser, discusses how, in a world dominated by technology and the 24 hour news cycle, comprehensive tax reform must be transparent and involve the public from day one. 

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Election 2016 and beyond: PwC's tax policy outlook

PwC Tax leaders Pam Olson and Rohit Kumar give their perspectives on what’s really going on in this election and how both sides could potentially impact tax policy and the prospects for meaningful tax reform.

Corporate tax reform: Yes, no, maybe?

PwC's Michael Burak, US & global Industrial products tax leader and Don Longano, Prinicipal, Legislative & Regulatory Sservices discuss the potential for corporate Tax reform in the US.

Made in the USA again: The potential for a US manufacturing resurgence

Learn more at - PwC US Industrial Products Leader Bob McCutcheon discusses the potential economic and business impact of a manufacturing renewal in the United States.

Tax Function of the Future: Unlocking data possibilities

PwC's Andy Ruggles, Rob Baldwin and Dan DiFillippo explains how actionable, data-driven insights can lead to extraordinary results for your organization.

Made in the USA again: Factors affecting a resurgence

PwC US Industrial Products leader Bob McCutcheon discusses seven key factors that will affect a resurgence in US manufacturing, from shale gas, to talent, to demand and more.

Shale gas: Reshaping the US Chemicals industry

Learn more at - PwC US Chemicals industry leader, A.J. Scamuffa, and Chemicals Advisory Director, Garrett Gee, discuss the implications of shale gas extraction on the chemicals industry value chain.

FATCA for industrial manufacturers

PwC's Michael Burak, US & Global Industrial Products Tax Leader and Stuart Finkel, Global Leader, Global Information Reporting Practice, discuss the implications of FATCA for industrial manufacturers.

Shale gas: A renaissance in US manufacturing?

Learn more at - PwC US Industrial Products Leader Bob McCutcheon highlights the growth potential for US-based manufacturing from shale gas extraction.


Resources to explore



Utilizing technology to expand tax capabilities: Get started by envisioning the future
PwC and the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) recently collaborated on a survey of manufacturing companies to evaluate their tax function. Is technology enabling greater capabilities for their tax functions?
Assessing tax: 2016
An examination of effective tax rates can provide insight into key industry trends and help you evaluate departmental strategy and performance. Learn more about the 290 companies represented in our analysis.
Tax research & insights
Explore insights pertaining to tax legislative, regulatory, and accounting developments that are relevant to industrial products and services companies. Additionally, register for our regular newsletter.
2016 Tax Policy Outlook: Setting priorities in an election year
In this publication, PwC's Washington National Tax Services (WNTS) offers a preview of the key tax policy issues facing the Obama Administration and Congress in advance of the November 8 elections.
Tax Function of the Future
Never before has tax been more important to governments, taxpayers and other stakeholders. The Tax Function of the Future will be shaped by increased compliance coupled with the greater need for analytics to assist in business wide decision making processes.
2016 US CEO Survey
In this year's survey, concerns over volatility and over-regulation are rising. US CEOs plan for moderate expansion in the US in a global marketplace upending assumptions about business growth, innovation and risk.
Paying Taxes 2015: The US at a glance
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) wants to make it easier for US taxpayers to pay their proper federal tax liability and achieve great tax compliance. But is it happening?
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