Host: David Yaros, principal, Deloitte Tax LLP
Presenters: Kirsten Gulotta and Brian Little
Today’s environment is changing the way businesses function as they navigate through new business and tax needs. Indirect Tax may present areas of opportunity through refund reviews, and areas of efficiency through reimagining sales and use tax compliance. We’ll discuss:
- Refund review process and technology.
- Technical tax details on potential opportunities related to technology, COVID-19 related spend, and gross receipts taxes.
- How companies have leveraged technology to limit the time spent on compliance in order to focus on value-add projects.
Meet the speaker
Kirsten is a principal in the New York City office of Deloitte Tax LLP, where she helps businesses in a variety of industries with indirect tax matters nationwide. In addition to her client service responsibilities, she serves as the US Indirect Tax Practice leader. This practice provides consulting, refund reviews, compliance, excise, severance, and property tax services to a diversified client base. In this role, she has overall responsibility for operations, marketplace, and talent matters occurring throughout the country. Kirsten has more than 15 years' experience performing the following indirect tax services on behalf of complex, high-tech, and multi-jurisdictional businesses, including Fortune 100 companies: reverse audits (including sales and use tax, telecommunication tax, and excise tax), indirect tax controversy, including audit management, audit defense, audit appeal and audit settlement nationwide, consulting regarding nexus, sourcing, classification and taxability determinations nationwide, and voluntary disclosure agreements (VDAs). She is a frequent speaker on various indirect tax topics, most recently focused on nexus, sourcing, classification and taxability of technology-based products nationwide, and indirect tax controversy. Kirsten earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Central Pennsylvania College and her Juris Doctorate from Widener University School of Law, where she graduated as valedictorian.