Taxation is in the spotlight. This is evident from the strong demand for tax transparency and the growing interest of a broad stakeholder group in sustainable tax. Responsible tax behavior is more relevant than ever. For this a long-term tax strategy is needed, with clear (board) tasks and responsibilities, effective tax risk management and auditable tax transparency reporting. You can read more about this in our publication "Tax governance, developing a sustainable tax approach in times of fundamental change".
Based on our extensive experience in tax governance and sustainable and responsible tax behavior, we can help you shape your tax approach for the long term, in a clear and transparent manner, fitted to your organisation. Our services include:
Designing and implementing a long-term tax strategy that takes into account input from stakeholders, international laws and regulations, relevant tax codes of conducts, human rights, United Nations guidelines, the sustainable business strategy, the Sustainable Development Goals and more;
Stakeholder engagement for tax;
Testing the impact of your tax strategy on, for example, 1) your internal organisation, 2) structures, and 3) investments;
For investors: designing responsible tax investment and engagement, in line with the investor's tax strategy and international developments and guidelines in this area;
Identifying roles and responsibilities, operational and at strategic and supervision level;
Support in the implementation of your tax strategy, including optimisation of processes, control measures, monitoring and reporting;
Support in setting up tax risk management. Outcomes also serve to determine the extent to which your tax strategy is implemented;
Support in training your organisation;
Assisting in communicating about tax in your public documents, such as your annual report or sustainability report, and drawing up a tax media strategy;
Help with the necessary data management and the use of technology, including for dashboarding, analysis and reporting. This technology can help you steer according to your tax strategy;
Designing and implementing your tax transparency approach with associated internal and external (auditable) reports, including, for example, reporting along the lines of the GRI 207: tax standard and / or a Total Tax Contribution report;
Providing assurance on your tax (transparency) reports including assurance on GRI 207: tax and / or Total Tax Contribution reports.
Director, PwC Netherlands
Tel: +31 (0)88 792 14 60