Insourced Solutions for Tax (IST)

Delivering scalable, in-house, tax managed services solutions across the globe

A distinctive tax solution

Insourced Solutions for Tax (IST) is the first tax managed services solution of its kind. IST is made up of tax professionals with deep in-house tax department experience that understand the unique needs of a tax function and its stakeholders. We can comprehensively deliver across the full global tax lifecycle—from provision to compliance—or in your specific area(s) of need for a more flexible solution. Tax technology built by and for an in-house tax department, together with a data-first approach allow us to eliminate redundancies and manual processes and offer greater cost-efficiency. IST provides our clients with a comprehensive tax solution that is tech enabled and cost-efficient while preserving the in-house feel of your own team.

Is tax managed services the right answer to digitally upskilling your tax team?

Whatever your tax function’s top initiative is right now, there’s one thing I feel sure of: Your success will depend on your people. You not only need tax professionals who are talented and engaged with their work, but also proficient in the latest tax technical regulations and tax technology.

It’s challenging to build and maintain a tax workforce that fulfills your needs in all of these areas. That’s why, in some cases, it might be best for your organization — and for your tax professionals — to try something different.

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Explore how IST brings value

Is your organization undergoing a cost-cutting strategy?

Have there been recent changes to the c-suite that have altered the organization's strategy?

Are you looking to optimize your tax department but don't feel you have the ability or appetite?

Has a recent acquisition or divestiture created the need to add/increase your staff in a measurable way?

Do you have the right functional talent to meet the needs of your organization after tax reform?

Have you suffered a material weakness as a result of a tax related issue?

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How PwC can help

To help our clients address and capitalize on changes in the tax and regulatory environment, we are uniquely positioned to provide:

Global and scalable in-house team

  • 600 tax professionals, globally integrated across more than 40 countries
  • An average of 14 years of in-house experience with some of the most complex global multinationals across a diverse set of industries
  • A separate and distinct IST practice, focused solely on insourced work, with access to the global PwC network
  • Successful track record of teaming with business stakeholders and connecting across the tax life cycle

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Data-first approach

  • Data-first philosophy that drives efficiency and quality across the full tax life-cycle
  • A customizable, master data management framework that is fully supported by specialized technology applications
  • Disciplined governance focused on insights and continuous improvement

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Comprehensive technology

  • A fully scalable and integrated suite of tax applications built by tax professionals, for tax professionals
  • Products that are designed to manage data and risk in a complex environment, provide maximum transparency and meet multiple stakeholder needs
  • A dedicated team of 65 IST developers and coders working side by side with tax technical specialists
  • Software that is continuously updated to take into account changes in tax regulations and technology advancements

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Contact us

Doug Thomas

Insourced Solutions for Tax Leader, PwC US

Rick D'Avino

Chair, Insourced Solutions for Tax, PwC US

Bob Malitz

Global Client Solutions Delivery Leader, Insourced Solutions for Tax, PwC US

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