Robotics Process Automation (RPA)

Tax Function of the Future

What Tax needs to know now

Robotic process automation (RPA) continues to evolve with new emerging trends and greater impact to the tax function and its processes. RPA can reduce cost and re-direct focus on activities that create value and job satisfaction.

In this piece we focus on:

  • the importance of technology in enabling Tax function processes, focusing on emerging trends in RPA and its impact on the Tax function;
  • what robotics entails and describe practical applications for Tax; and,
  • why, in this increasingly complex environment, Tax functions need to understand their technology landscape and how RPA can help .  

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About the Tax Function of the Future thought leadership series

Tax’s role in the world’s business environment continues to be in the spotlight, but the tax function of today is not designed for the regulatory, data, people and process demands of tomorrow.

Our thought leadership series explores our predictions for the role of tax in a changing tomorrow and how the current tax function will have to adapt to support and keep pace with the wider business.

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Michael Shehab
PwC US Tax Technology Process Leader , PwC US
Tel: +1 (313) 394 6183

Andy Ruggles
PwC Tax Reporting and Strategy Leader, PwC US
Tel: +1 (916) 208 9612

Mark Schofield
Global Tax Reporting & Strategy Leader
Tel: +44 (0)20 7212 2527

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