Indirect tax compliance

Improve efficiency through automation

Highly efficient indirect compliance solutions

Businesses are finding more efficient, automated ways to manage indirect tax compliance processes in response to real-time reporting requirements and greater scrutiny from tax authorities. These include VAT, GST, sales and use tax, multistate tax, and environmental tax. 

obligations of multiple national markets; adopt technologies supporting accurate, timely payment; and minimize financial penalties and reputational damage. We help businesses efficiently and effectively meet indirect tax compliance obligations, including VAT registration support, preparation and submission of VAT returns, compliance with e-invoicing and direct reporting requirements, and VAT audit support. We also offer advice on operating models and recommendations to improve technology, process, and automation.

Our services include:

  • Recurring compliance services. We will help you prepare and submit VAT/GST, Intrastat, and other indirect tax returns; review compliance data and perform quality checks; assist with tax audits; and answer compliance-related questions raised by tax authorities.
  • Indirect tax compliance risk reviews. We will strategically review your organizational structure, resourcing levels, technology, and tax reporting cycles for internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Compliance program development. We can help design your internal compliance program, including organizational structure, training, manuals, policies, and procedures. We also can review and benchmark your operations against global compliance programs.
  • Indirect tax compliance training. We will help design and implement tailored training programs and courses focused on multi-jurisdictional VAT/GST regulations. 
  • Government relations support. We can support your interactions with government authorities, including offering strategic advice, guidance, and assistance with local VAT/GST audits by tax authorities.
  • Other indirect tax compliance requirements. We provide compliance advisory services related to insurance premium taxes and other local taxes, such as environmental taxes, energy taxes, medical device taxes, and local statistical reporting requirements.

Improve the efficiency of indirect tax compliance through automation

Innovative technology can increase efficiency, especially considering multiple data sources, varying data quality, and country-specific requirements. Deloitte’s Indirect Tax Compliance Tool is a web-enabled tool that standardizes and automates indirect tax compliance, from data upload to submission of indirect tax returns.

Deloitte professionals and clients around the world use it to save time, increase accuracy, and stay compliant while extracting insights from tax data. [include more info on SaaS?]

Learn more about our portfolio of services

  • VAT/GST compliance helps companies establish and manage local, regional, and global indirect tax compliance.
  • Global trade compliance helps companies find efficient, cost-effective customs and global trade compliance options. 
  • Export controls covers the US, EU, and other jurisdictions’ national export control regulations.

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Melisa Himawan

Melisa Himawan

Indonesia Tax & Legal Partner

Melisa is a Tax & Legal partner in Indonesia. She has 24 years professional experience in auditing and tax work. She has served many of the large global multinationals clients in diverse industry. She... More