KPMG and Vertex Alliance Helps Clients with Global Indirect Tax Compliance

We are pleased to have entered into an alliance with KPMG LLP, the US audit, tax, and advisory firm.

This relationship, which we officially announced back on August 8, blends KPMG’s tax services and global indirect tax experience with Vertex’s tax technology to help companies more effectively address their global indirect tax reporting and operations requirements. We believe that our combined expertise will help clients manage tax risk and exposure related to audit adjustments, potential indirect tax fraud and revenue loss, as well as increase the effectiveness and quality of business systems underpinning the transactions that give rise to tax obligations.

Brian Stromen, KPMG’s US leader for State and Local Tax, did a great job explaining the rationale for our alliance: “By coupling tax technology solutions from Vertex that have a specific industry focus, such as the telecommunications industry, with KPMG’s complementary industry tax compliance insight and technical knowledge, the alliance provides the marketplace with a prominent solution that meets the evolving tax challenges of today and tomorrow.”

If you’d like to see the official announcement regarding this alliance, please link to the press release.

Please remember that the Tax Matters provides information for educational purposes, not specific tax or legal advice. Always consult a qualified tax or legal advisor before taking any action based on this information.

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Tricia Schafer-Petrecz
Public Relations and Social Media Lead

Tricia Schafer-Petrecz manages Vertex's public relations and social media functions. In her role as reporter for the Tax Matters blog, she coordinates and writes  pieces on industry trends, legislation and technology in the tax industry.  Tricia has over 20 years of experience managing public relations, corporate communications and generating thought leadership for the financial services and technology industries. Prior to joining Vertex, she was the Director of Public Relations for Fidelity National Information Services (FIS Global), a Fortune 500 company. Tricia has a B.A. in English, a B.A. in Communications, and a Master's degree in Communications from La Salle University in Philadelphia, PA.  She is also a member of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).

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