16 Feb.

The role of tax today: How to become a strategic business partner

Tax Operations

Thursday, 01:00 p.m.  ET | 1 hr
Credits offered: CPE Event language: English

Participants will discover ways to help their tax professionals become strategic purpose-driven business leaders to elevate their role as business partners and influencers of the organization.

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Key takeaways

Host: Blair Sullivan Berrigan, managing director, Deloitte Tax LLP

Presenters: Emily VanVleet and Paul Stephens

1.0 Overview CPE credit | Business Management & Organization

Tax's role is increasingly going beyond its core compliance and planning obligations. Inherent in the tax leadership role is the ability to be a trusted, strategic advisor and partner to the business. What does that mean for your organization and how can your team step into this expanded role? We’ll discuss:

  • The importance of tax as a strategic business partner in your organization
  • Key focus areas to embody the strategic advisor role 
  • How tax leaders can better understand and communicate with the business 

Meet the speaker

Emily VanVleet

Emily VanVleet

Partner | Operations Transformation for Tax | Deloitte Tax LLP

Emily is a Partner with Deloitte Tax and leader of the firm’s US Operations Transformation for Tax practice. With over 20 years of experience in tax consulting, strategic process design, and practical approaches to tax transformation, Emily is known for designing and delivering tax solutions that allow her clients to confidently and successfully reinvent their operating models, by varying the elements of data management, technology, and outsourcing services to intensify value, manage risk, and increase efficiency in tax operations. Emily’s experience includes developing and executing multi-dimensional tax transformation plans, leading large-scale multi-system projects to automate tax leading practices, and implementing global tax technology solutions including robotics and data management platforms, to support the tax department of the future. Emily also co-led the creation of the Deloitte Tax Lab Experience, and has facilitated these highly interactive sessions with many global teams across a variety of jurisdictions. The lab experience helps tax executive teams focus, prioritize and mobilize toward their department’s optimal future state, serving as a proven accelerator to transformation. Emily is a regular speaker and author on tax transformation topics across Deloitte’s tax, advisory and consulting businesses and at industry and client conferences.

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