How Technology Can Simplify Tax Compliance for SMBs

How Technology Can Simplify Tax Compliance for SMBs

By CFO Tech Outlook | Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Tax ComplianceTo thrive in this dynamic landscape, all the businesses are adopting tax compliance technology, easing workloads on their in-house teams.

FREMONT, CA: Taxation has consistently been a troublesome zone for small to medium-sized organizations. Vast numbers of these are new startups, and new to the scene and not so much acquainted with the lawful orders fundamental for maintaining compliance. Indeed, even settled SMBs could battle to accomplish tax compliance in a complex administrative atmosphere, with various necessities at the state and government levels.

These are the top 3 Trends in Tax Compliance for SMBs:

1. Large companies view tax compliance tech as it is

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As per the reports in 2019, tax compliance tech will enter the SMB segment, supported by the rapid advancement of SaaS technologies. It is a fundamental technology stack that will continue to be compulsory for large companies, regardless of whether companies decide to realign their tax compliance system to leverage the movements set in motion the previous year or not.

SMBs will empower SaaS-based tax compliance tools in order to gain a market advantage. The deployment and maintenance software built by SaaS is more straightforward and cost-effective, requiring minimal investments and hardware infrastructure from the employer.

2. Tax enforcement is made stricter with technology

All the employees and government agencies are eager to adopt a clutter-breaking tax compliance technology. Everyone wants to try using digital solutions for improved tax enforcement. Businesses will have to ramp up their compliance engines if tax authorities become more sophisticated, equipped with advanced data analytics capabilities. Many businesses' employees' bracket lacks a proper legal team so that SMBs software will become more useful here.

3. Automated workflows will integrate tax compliance with regular HR tasks

If end-of-year tax compliance becomes part of regularized workflows, it will prevent tax compliance hassles. The advanced taxation tools will help link the different forms of tax to be paid, with various other functionalities – from compensation to benefits, and from travel & expense to vendor management, even across the supply chain.

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