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WHY CONTROLS MATTER: How to Reduce State Tax Risks

Increased financial statement and tax auditor scrutiny highlights the need to implement processes and controls that reduce risk and optimize tax strategy.

In this webinar, you’ll hear experts delve into the importance of managing the ever-changing state tax rules and navigating the unexpected challenges of uncertain tax positions (UTP), blended rates, nexus issues, and more. Join us as the panel takes a close look at real life case studies that will offer insight into shared experiences, the risks of inaction, and best practices your organization should consider to implement controls that move you from reactive to proactive.

Featured Speakers:

Anne Giffels
Anne Giffels
Director, Income Tax Technology
Ryan, LLC
Anne is a dynamic tax professional with more than 20 years income tax compliance, provision, process improvement, and income tax technology experience. Anne is an experienced project manager, focusing on the internal operations of a tax department to make the best use of technology, minimize inefficiency, and improve effectiveness. Prior to joining Ryan, Anne divided her time between public accounting and private industry. Most recently, Anne was a member of the national Tax Function Effectiveness group at a Big 4 accounting firm. Anne is currently a member of the Tax Information and Operations Management task force with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).

Diane Tinney
Diane Tinney
Senior Product Manager
Bloomberg BNA, Software

Diane is a Senior Product Manager for Bloomberg BNA’s software products, responsible for developing and implementing corporate tax and accounting solutions. Diane has a background in cutting-edge technology, accounting, and corporate taxation. She has advised startups, mid-stage, and large, multi-national corporations in a variety of industries, including publishing, media, Internet services, education, hospitality, construction, nonprofit, and manufacturing. Prior to joining Bloomberg BNA, Diane founded several startups, managed a global corporate tax product development team, and worked for KPMG as a Senior Tax Manager specializing in State and International Tax. She earned a B.S. from Drexel University with a double major in Accounting and Computer Science, and soon thereafter passed the CPA exam in Pennsylvania.

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