Tax disruption

Visit one of our immersion sessions to find out how tax disruption and digitalisation will affect you, and what you can do to prepare for the new world of digital tax.

What is Tax disruption all about?

Why should you care?

If these risks are not managed appropriately, significant costs will arise and companies will find it difficult to respond to scrutiny. Watch more here.

How can you prepare for the digital world of tax?

- Develop a consistent tax disruption and digital transformation
  strategy;

- Shape a global tax narrative, and ensure your data tells the same story;

- Acquire new technology skills and tools;

- Manage the ‘transition phase’ to this new world

- Train staff and improve processes, and;

- Change mind-sets.

Our two new frameworks will help you on this journey:
 

Our tax disruption risk assessment framework (the ‘cube’) helps you determine where and when to invest in digital capabilities, addressing the prioritisation and resource allocation problem faced by many management teams.

Our tax disruption management framework (the ‘inverted pyramid’) provides you with a blueprint pointing out what to do at various levels of the organisation to actively mitigate the novel risks and reap the benefits of a technology and data enabled tax function.

For our full guide view here.

Why is Tax disruption is so challenging?

Tax disruption presents organisations with two fundamental tax-related challenges at the same time. Companies must not only learn to deal with digital tax authorities, but also transform their in-house tax functions simultaneously.


Explore your possibilities to be prepared

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Tax disruption immersion sessions

Will tax disruption impact your business?

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Tax disruption risk assessment

Where is my organisation today?

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Tax disruption foundation academy

Do you want to brush up your digital tax skills?

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Tax disruption radar

Where are the tax authorities today?

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Daring to think out loud 

Few people are aware of the way new digitally-enabled powers are set to transform the way public administrations and tax authorities go about their business. Even fewer are prepared to deal with the impact this will have on the tax they pay and how they pay it. Read our white papers to find out what the thought leaders have to say about the new field of tax disruption.

Explore our research and insights

The familiar tax world is coming to an end.

Digitalisation brings two fundamental tax-related challenges. Organisations have to deal with the digital transformation of tax authorities and, simultaneously, need to orchestrate the digital transformation of their own in-house tax function. In this paper we introduce two new frameworks to help you on this journey.

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What happens when the taxman gets superpowers?

Digitalisation meets tax authority: in a new white paper we explain why the corporate world should be preparing now for the imminent digitalisation of tax authorities. Companies will have to make extra efforts to get their tax capabilities quickly on the same data-driven level at which the authorities will be operating soon.

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When the sleeping giant awakes…

Digitalisation meets public administration: this white paper explains the massive disruptive impact of the ‘zero cost of control’ phenomenon on business and society. Businesses are now entering a transitional phase and can expect a time of uncertainty that is potentially full of surprises. Tax is a prime example.

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Contact us

Christoph Schärer

Tax Partner, Chief Digital Officer Tax and Legal, PwC Switzerland

Tel: +41 79 745 09 26

Stuart Jones

Tax Senior Manager (Tax Disruption Consulting), PwC Switzerland

Tel: +41 58 792 45 16

Dr. Christian R. Ulbrich

Assistant Manager, Tax Disruption Think Tank, PwC Switzerland

Tel: +41 58 792 23 16

Isabelle Schneider

TLS Senior Manager, PwC Switzerland

Tel: +41 58 792 43 62

Jean-Luc Wichoud

Senior Manager, Tax Technology, Innovation, PwC Switzerland

Tel: +41 58 792 4665

Charalambos Antoniou

Director, Tax Function Design Leader, PwC Switzerland

Tel: +41 58 792 4716