VAT Compliance

10 Most Common VAT Compliance Issues

As global companies continue to grow, they are met with challenging questions around VAT, particularly global VAT compliance. The tax landscape and government regulations (more recently, due to COVID-19) is becoming more stringent. We understand that all of this, whilst also trying to remain compliant during the VAT returns process is becoming even more difficult.

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Enter Comply, the only cloud-based platform your business needs. Taxback International’s revolutionary technology has solved the most common VAT compliance issues that global organisations face. How? By allowing you to gain complete control and visibility of your global VAT compliance.

1. VAT compliance deadlines missed

Comply features a global dashboard that sends you early warning alerts in three distinct colours – Green, Amber, Red. This helps your company avoid penalties by ensuring prompt payment to tax offices via our embedded payments technology.

2. Penalties applied because of changes in tax jurisdictions

By having a team of VAT experts at your side with a Global knowledge base, you are ensuring your VAT compliance obligations are always up to date in every region.

3. Regional third party tax advisors charge too much & deliver too little

A centralised platform like Comply, avoids service silos and streamlines costs for your business.

4. Time-consuming VAT compliance processes 

With our innovative VAT compliance technology – Comply –  manual processes that might take hours out of a work day are now automated securely through our thorough validation process. Employees now have more time to work in more productive parts of the business.

5. Entering new markets means new VAT compliance challenges

Comply is a secure and scalable cloud platform, that is designed specifically to enable seamless growth. Entering new markets, with new VAT challenges will never be a problem again.

6. Disconnected internal business entities make it hard to change and be consistent

Dynamic, real-time dashboards in Comply allow multiple stakeholders to access the data they need instantly. As a result, ensuring cross-business improvement between different entities all over the world.

7. Errors and anomalies need drawn-out investigation and fixes

All pending issues are resolved directly on the Comply platform, with no client involvement needed. Comply does the hard work for you.

8. Regional tax offices depend on multiple contact points

Taxback International is your one-stop contact for all filings across every jurisdiction, and with Comply supporting this, full control and visibility is just a click away.

9. Distributed and siloed data make analysis hard

Comply features detailed and centralised data repository that enables forecasting and advanced analytics

10. Disconnected systems hinder payment processes

Comply fully integrates with Expense Management System, Enterprise Resource Planning software and your local tax office allow for seamless reconciliation

One Partner, One Platform, One Technology.

Comply, Taxback International’s innovative end-to-end platform is transforming how all VAT compliance workflows are managed. Automated preparation and filing of your VAT reclaims, removing complex manual and often non-compliant reporting. Comply is solving the worlds most complex and common VAT compliance issues, all under one secure streamlined platform.