Longview Tax Planning


Published on

Why Longview Tax Planning?
Longview’s powerful workflow functionality, that includes e-mail notifications and alerts, simplifies the planning, budgeting and forecasting processes and makes it easy for users to collaborate by tracking and communicating the progress of their plans and budgets.
Flexible rolling forecasts, based on real-time information, provide greater visibility into future operating performance. Longview Tax Planning ties business plans, budgets and forecasts to strategic objectives, operational goals and targets.
- Single source of tax sensitized data including actuals, forecast and planning
- Easy to create and use web input templates and reports
- Rollup and Consolidation over multiple years n Workflow and approval process
- Comprehensive modeling tool
- Versioning and What-if Analysis

Published in: Business, Technology
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Total views
On SlideShare
From Embeds
Number of Embeds
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Longview Tax Planning

  1. 1. Longview Tax Planning Longview Tax Planning includes: n Longview Tax Enterprise Platform – Longview Tax Planning is built on the Longview platform. The platform is an enterprise-grade application that provides security, flexibility, and scalability. n Advanced Modeling – Longview provides the ability to model tax financial outcomes using both bottom-up and top-down business drivers. n “What-if” Scenarios – Longview provides the ability to create limitless versions of the planning and forecasting to perform full in-depth analysis. n Longview Integration Suite – Centralize any number of data source systems, databases and applications – including ERP/general ledgers such as Oracle, SAP and Microsoft or feed any point solutions such as compliance or provision – via Longview’s bi-directional connectors. n Web Input Templates – Collect standardized, manually entered data from users anywhere in the world via the web. New templates are easy to define and create for any data collection need. n Multidimensional Database and Configurable Data Storage – Collect, consolidate, reconcile and summarize data at any level of detail and in any The Tax Challenge Charting the tax outlook is a core function of today’s tax departments, but one that remains seriously under-supported by technology. Many tax departments still rely on legacy ERP systems, spreadsheets and data cubes for their planning, budgeting and forecasting processes. With data dispersed across multiple systems, this approach is costly and inefficient. Tax professionals are forced to spend most of their available time on the mechanics of data collection, leaving little or no time for in-depth analysis. Why Longview Tax Planning? To take control of the future, tax leaders need an arsenal of sophisticated analytics applications and modeling tools fueled by a single source of rock-solid data. Longview Tax Planning is a comprehensive, Web-based application that drives a wide range of operational planning processes, all from the single repository of real-time, accurate information provided by Longview Tax Data Platform. With Longview Tax Planning, you can: n Create flexible rolling forecasts, based on real-time information, to gain greater visibility into future operating performance n Tie business plans, budgets and forecasts to strategic objectives, operational goals and targets n Model tax financial outcomes using both bottom-up and top-down business drivers n Generate limitless what-if scenarios and versions of your planning and forecasting for full in-depth analysis n Make it easy for your tax departments to collaborate by tracking and communicating progress – Longview’s powerful workflow functionality, including e-mail notifications and alerts, hugely simplifies the planning, budgeting and forecasting processes.
  2. 2. rollup you choose to define. Store data across multiple time periods – including months, quarters and years – for actuals, as well as the forecast and planning timeframes. n Foreign Currency Translation – Simultaneously translate any number of currencies for global consolidation and reporting. 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 web data collection templates and web reports. n Workflow – Track progress and status at every level of the process. n Microsoft SharePoint Integration – View Longview dashboard panels in a Microsoft SharePoint dashboard via links to web input templates and web reports, the Longview document repository, and graphs, tables, and KPIs. n Business Intelligence (BI) Integration – Connect with any third-party BI or reporting tool such as MicroStrategy, Cognos, Business Objects/Crystal, and Microsoft PowerPivot. Longview Tax Planning 2 The Longview Tax Advantage 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 strategy n Faster and more accurate, transparent, and auditable tax provision improving the confidence in its accuracy and timeliness n Faster, more accurate, more transparent, more auditable tax provision n More control and reduced risk due to less reliance on spreadsheets n Flexible deployment options: hosted/software-as-a-service (SaaS) or on-premise n Easy to use and maintain n Easy to install: tax service providers from many top audit and service firms are certified to implement Longview Tax Longview is: n Recognized as ‘Visionary’ by Gartner n Ranked #1 in customer satisfaction, value, sales, support and value for money by Gartner n Backed by 20 years of proven experience
  3. 3. www.longview.com/tax3 ahStfosorciM etnIeciffffOdnatnioPera noitarge balloC,wolfkroW DdnaytiruceS,noitaro sdraobhsaD 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. Longview Tax
  4. 4. 11/2012 About Longview Solutions Longview Solutions provides a corporate performance management (CPM) and tax data management platform that leading companies such 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 following key 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 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 Headquarters 65 Allstate Parkway, Suite 200 Markham, ON • L3R 9X1 • Canada 2 Radnor Corporate Center 100 Matsonford Road, Suite 230 Radnor, PA • 19087 • USA Nexus House, Station Road, Egham, Surrey TW20 9LB• UK WTC The Hague, 16th floor Prinses Margrietplantsoen 46, 2595 BR The Hague, The Netherlands Tel 905.940.1510 Tel 610.977.0995 Tel 905.940.1510 Tel +31 (0)854884 783 Fax 905.940.8310 Fax 484.367.1153 Fax 905.940.8310 Fax +31 (0) 854884 782 Email info@longview.com Email info@longview.com Email info@longview.com Email info@longview.com © Copyright 2012 Longview Solutions. All rights reserved.