There’s no “close enough” when it comes to tax compliance. That’s why some of your peers are taking it off their plates completely.
You’ve heard the old joke about death and taxes a million times, but a major misstep with your company’s tax compliance can make a visit from the Grim Reaper seem like a preferable fate!
And if you’re not 100% confident in the expertise of the staffers responsible for taxes – or you’d rather not have compliance eat up that much of your people’s time – you might consider outsourcing part of those responsibilities.
More companies are trusting their taxes to a third party than ever before.
But which functions should you pass off? Some new benchmarks show you which tasks your peers are willing to part with. See how any one of these might benefit your existing compliance strategy:
Of course, make sure everyone’s crystal clear — from your accounting clerk to other corporate officers: Even if you entrust certain tax functions to a third party, responsibility for compliance still falls squarely on your organization’s shoulders.