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CTO Insights - Issue Spotlight

Oct 06, 2015
From the KPMG TaxWatch

CTO Insights - Issue Spotlight

Four Key Tactics for Communicating with Stakeholders

Chief Tax Officers (CTOs) are under significant pressure to align tax with business goals and drive strategic value to their organizations. In this CTO Insights-Issue Spotlight, we outline key considerations and leading practices for CTOs when interacting with various internal stakeholders, including the Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Board of Directors, and Audit Committee. While there is no single approach to managing these relationships, the tactics highlighted may assist you in effectively collaborating across your organization.

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Topics of Interest for CFOs

  • Number of audits
  • Tax rates/effective tax rates/cash tax rates
  • Internal measures regarding risk management
  • Provision-to-return changes

Topics of Interest for Audit Committees

  • Regulatory drivers
  • Tax risk management
  • Financial reporting - taxes and audits
  • Management of tax process/tax governance

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KPMG’s CTO Insights is designed to highlight top-of-mind issues for tax executives and ways CTOs are addressing these opportunities and challenges. We are confident that you will find the information in each issue of CTO Insights practical and actionable in demonstrating the value you and your department bring to your organization.


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