Tax Technology – Big Tax Brother is watching you

July 9, 2019

Tax authorities are increasingly relying on technology for data gathering, exchange of information and analytics. Current digital systems can even provide real-time tax collections, re-conciliations and assessments.

TPA Global produced the Tax Technology heat map to show tax authorities using technology to screen and catch taxpayers.

Tax Authority's trend to digitalization – Worldwide overview

A summary of heat map research:

  • LATAM countries are ahead of the curve with Brazil in the driver’s seat
  • Spanish tax authorities are leading in tax technology in Europe
  • Value Added Tax is the most digitalized means of taxation
  • Taxpayers have to be fully aware of technology used by tax authorities
  • The burning platform to digitalize as an MNE gets stronger by the day

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