Longview Tax Data Platform

Longview Tax Data Platform



Why Longview Tax Data Platform? ...

Why Longview Tax Data Platform?
- Enterprise software to gather and store all of your tax data
- Longview Integration Suite
- Web data collection for data and documents
- Foreign currency translation
- Rollup and consolidation over multiple years
- Multidimensional database
- Complex modeling/apply Business Intelligence (BI) to data
- Dynamic reporting
- Configurable dashboards with Microsoft SharePoint



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  • Longview Tax Data PlatformThe Tax Challenge Longview Tax Data Platform’s powerful calculation engine generates all of the definedFinance departments have made giant strides in applying technology to and ad-hoc calculations you need, for indirectthe task of controlling their data in recent years, but tax functions have as well as direct taxes, and for every taxnot kept pace. Track the tax processes in any large organization and too process, from provision to compliance.often what you will find is a heavy reliance on manual methods for datainput, retrieval and reconciliation; duplicative, ad-hoc number hunts; One data repository, one calculation, oneand endless back-tracking and fire-drills – in short, a maze of result… the right result.semi-automated efforts, poorly coordinated with each other and with Longview Tax Data Platformthe business at large. includes:Where efficiency is impeded, so is transparency. Tax is perhaps the most n Longview Integration Suite – The platformimportant interface between business and government, and it’s rife with is an enterprise-grade application thatrisk. As pressures on companies continue to escalate, confidence in the provides security, flexibility, andtimeliness and accuracy of their tax numbers remains elusive for many scalability.CFOs and tax directors. n Longview Integration Suite – CentralizeWhy Longview Tax Data Platform? any number of data source systems,“How do I increase efficiency? How do I get more visibility into my data? databases and applications – includingHow do I reduce risk?” For many tax leaders, these are increasingly ERP/general ledgers such as Oracle, SAPurgent questions, and for all three the answer is the same: A truly and Microsoft or feed any point solutionseffective solution must start with a central repository for tax data. such as compliance or provision – via Longview’s bi-directional connectors.Longview Tax Data Platform integrates, stores, and distributes datafrom widely disparate systems. Think of it as Tax Data Central – similar n Web Input Templates – Collectto your organization’s consolidation system, but specifically for the standardized, manually entered data fromneeds of tax. users anywhere in the world via the web. New templates are easy to define andYour point solutions may be great at what they do but can they talk to create for any data collection need.each other? With Longview Tax Data Platform, they can. Do you havemultiple ledgers? Longview Tax Data Platform stores all your tax dataso that all of your crucial tax numbers are available from a singlelocation anytime you need them.
  • Longview Tax Data Platform n Multidimensional Database and Configurable Data n Microsoft SharePoint Integration – View Longview Storage – Collect, consolidate, reconcile and summarize dashboard panels in a Microsoft SharePoint dashboard data at any level of detail and in any rollup you choose via links to web input templates and web reports, the to define. Store data across multiple time periods – Longview document repository, and graphs, tables, including months, quarters and years – for actuals, as and KPIs. well as the forecast and planning timeframes. n Business Intelligence (BI) Integration – Connect with any n Complex Modeling/Business Logic – Apply complex third-party BI or reporting tool such as MicroStrategy, calculations and modeling to your tax data and save the Cognos, Business Objects/Crystal, and Microsoft results for reporting and analysis. Calculate key PowerPivot. performance indicators (KPIs) for tax. n Mobile Dashboards – Longview dashboards and reports n Foreign Currency Translation – Simultaneously translate are mobile, allowing you to access your time sensitive any number of currencies for global consolidation and tax data and reports from anywhere you go! reporting. n Automatic Rollup and Consolidation – Build one source of truth for all views, from legal entity to consolidated, with tax data stored in a single database. n Web Reports and Longview Reporting and Analysis – Run standard reports and ad-hoc queries to create and save regularly used reports. Group reports and print them in batch with one simple step. n Longview for Excel – Integrate data from Microsoft Excel spreadsheets into your Longview database. Easily view and refresh your tax data in the familiar Excel format through a Longview for Excel workpaper. n Document Repository – Attach and view documents in Longview Tax on the go! web data collection templates and web reports. n Workflow – Track progress and status at every level of The Longview Tax Advantage the process. n A single, centralized starting point for tax data management, as well as reporting and analysis n Improved visibility due to seamless integration with your G/Ls and tax compliance systems n Less time spent manually gathering data, more time available for value added analysis n Improved efficiency through standardized and automated tax calculations n Advanced analytics that help you energize planning and strategyFull 360 degree view of the tax data in on location 2
  • n Faster and more accurate, transparent, and auditable Longview is: n Recognized as ‘Visionary’ by Gartner tax provision improving the confidence in its accuracy and timeliness n Ranked #1 in customer satisfaction, value, sales,n Faster, more accurate, more transparent, more support and value for money by Gartner auditable tax provision n Backed by 20 years of proven experiencen More control and reduced risk due to less reliance on spreadsheetsn Flexible deployment options: hosted/software-as-a-service (SaaS) or on-premisen Easy to use and maintainn Easy to install: tax service providers from many top audit and service firms are certified to implement Longview Tax Longview Tax Microsoft SharePoint and Office Integration Ad Hoc ERP Calculations Finance & Tax Other Transaction gration Suite Analysis & Executive Systems Tax Data Collection Reporting Data Warehouse Operations Tax Provision/Reporting Microsoft Tax Compliance/ Tax Data Management Inte Excel Audit Point Solutions Tax Planning Other Data Web Data Regulator Sources Ta Collection x Da rm t a Platf o Workflow, Collaboration, Security and Dashboards Longview Tax is a comprehensive tax technology solution built on Longview’s Tax Data Platform that allows you to own and take control of your tax reporting processes. 3 www.longview.com/tax View slide
  • About Longview TaxLongview Tax is a Tax Data Platform (TDP) that unifies the technology and processes necessary to collect, report and own all taxdepartment data. Based on Longview Solutions’ proven expertise working with a wide range of companies and industries, includingsome of the world’s most complex multinational corporations, Longview Tax seamlessly integrates with any source system or tax pointsolution providing a data platform from which all global tax data needs and reporting processes can be performed, including: direct orindirect tax data collection, transfer pricing, tax planning and provisioning/reporting.For more information please visit www.longview.com/tax.About Longview SolutionsLongview Solutions provides a corporate performance management (CPM) and tax data management platform that leading companiessuch as Aon, Brunswick, Lexmark, The Home Depot and Trustmark use to drive performance with speed, visibility and financial integrity.Since 1994, Longview has been helping clients create a single repository of financial truth from which all, or any one of the followingkey financial processes can be performed: financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, modeling, disclosure management/XBRL reporting,statutory consolidation, management reporting, profitability analytics, tax data collection, tax provision/reporting and tax planning.Longview is an Exact company headquartered in Toronto, Canada with additional offices in Philadelphia, Chicago (USA), London (UK),and Amsterdam (NL).For more information please visit www.longview.com.Division Headquarters US Headquarters UK Headquarters Netherlands Headquarters65 Allstate Parkway, Suite 200 2 Radnor Corporate Center 3rd Floor, Viewpoint, 240 London Road Molengraaffsingel 33, 2629 JD DelftMarkham, ON • L3R 9X1 • Canada 100 Matsonford Road, Suite 230 Staines, Middlesex • TW18 4JT • UK P.O.Box 5066, 2600 GB Delft Radnor, PA • 19087 • USA The NetherlandsTel 905.940.1510 Tel 610.977.0995 Tel 44 (0)1784 221 270 Tel 44 (0)1784 221 270Fax 905.940.8310 Fax 484.367.1153 Fax 44 (0)1784 210 759 Fax 44 (0)1784 210 759Email info@longview.com Email info@longview.com Email info@longview.com Email info@longview.com Longview Solutions is an Exact company 11/2012© Copyright 2012 Exact International Development B.V. All rights reserved. View slide