Real-Time Tax Calculations in SAP Ariba presented by Vertex and Deloitte

Enhancing your procure-to-pay processes through tax automation.

May 28, 2020

About this Webinar

Join our webinar hosted by Deloitte and Vertex focusing on how using a tax engine can help with real-time VAT validation in SAP Ariba to enhance your procure-to-pay process.

Many businesses operate SAP Ariba to process the procurement of materials and services simply and efficiently, particularly business overhead costs. At the same time, however, the latest VAT rules and regulations need to be taken into consideration. Additionally, the EU-wide trend towards the reporting of VAT to tax authorities in real-time heightens the need to operate efficient controls in invoice processing and ensure incoming invoices are properly validated.

Learn more about how Vertex Indirect Tax O Series tax engine enables real-time input tax validation for SAP Ariba.

Topics Covered

  • The VAT features within SAP Ariba
  • The pitfalls that occur in practice
  • How to avoid the pitfalls and resulting VAT risks in the procurement process
  • How a tax engine can be used for complex tax calculations In addition, we will illustrate the collaboration between SAP Ariba and Vertex Indirect Tax O Series using a case study.


28 May 2020, 1pm - 2pm CET

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Maike Langen | VAT Solutions Manager, Vertex Inc.

In her role as VAT Solutions Manager Maike is part of the European Vertex Consulting practice, which advises alliance partners and customers on how to successfully operate Vertex Solutions to simplify the complexity of European VAT requirements. Maike recently joined Vertex from Ernst & Young Germany, where she worked as a Senior Manager in the Indirect Tax Technology practice. She has almost 5 years’ experience delivering Tax Technology Software Transformation projects, such as native-ERP tax solutions as well as Add-on VAT Determination and Tax Engine implementations.

Stephanie Alzuhn | Partner, Indirect Tax, Tax Management Consulting, Deloitte

Stephanie Alzuhn is a Partner in the area of Indirect Tax, Tax Management Consulting practice at Deloitte Germany. She has over 20 experience in the analysis and configuration of ERP systems for VAT. Aside from that, she also advises businesses regarding the adequacy and effectiveness of their processes and control environments relating to VAT.

Sandra Beirle | Director, Indirect Tax, Tax Management Consulting, Deloitte

Sandra has over 20 years experience in the analysis and configuration of tax-relevant requirements in business processes, ERP systems and the related control environments. In the latter years, she has been working in-house in the Tax Department of a large Corporate group with responsibility for implementing tax requirements of many countries in IT processes.

Bernd Duscha | Director, Indirect Tax, Tax Management Consulting, Deloitte

Bernd has more than 25 years of experience in managing SAP/ IT projects from program definition through to delivery. Currently Bernd is responsible for "Tax Enabled ERP" and "Data Analytics“ within the service line Indirect Tax in Germany.

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