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Volume 3 2020 July Tax Tech eNews
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Welcome to the July issue of Tax tech enews!

We did it! We had a very successful virtual conference! The feedback we received was tremendously positive  and we'd like to thank everyone that attended. See below for a great article written by one of the attendees to share a little insight. This next year will be our 40th Anniversary and we are looking forward to seeing everyone at the Historic Vinoy Hotel in St. Petersburg, Florida. Look for more information about that coming soon!


Thank you also to the tremendous group of ACT Sponsors! Your support year after year helps us provide these types of high-quality events. Thank you!


If you'd like to view the slides from the 2020 ACT Virtual Conference, click here.



My impression of the 2020 ACT Virtual Conference


PIVOT!!!!!!!!!!!!  No, I am not making a reference to an episode of the TV show, Friends.  In the show, the group was trying to move a sofa up the stairs and at every turn in the stairway, there was a loud call to pivot....




 Alteryx for The Excel-Minded Part 6 

Written by: An ACT Regular Member

In previous examples, we used tools to work with data from various sources. But what if a user needed to add additional data to data that already exists?





Written by: Ellen Barker, CPA, Bloomberg Tax & Accounting

When a company acquires a new nonresidential building, that building is typically depreciated for tax purposes...

 Upcoming webinars!



ACT & XCM Virtual Social Hour

Hosted by:

August 4, 2020 2:00PM ET/11:00AM PT


See your email for more details!

Space is limited! Register today!

ACT August Webinar

Technology Breakthroughs Tax Teams

Use in Today’s Climate

Hosted by:

August 13, 2020 2:00PM ET/11:00AM PT


Invitations will be sent out soon!



Member spotlight

 Jonathan Derkits

Jonathan is a Senior Tax Technology Analyst at Victaulic Company whose expertise is in tax....


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Corporate Tax Department Survey

 New Technology Demands New Skills & New Attitudes

The new report, 2020 Corporate Tax Departments Survey, published by Thomson Reuters / Acritas, examines the landscape in the corporate tax field, surveying corporate tax professionals on the challenges their teams are facing and what they need to address them. The report also provides examples of best practices, together with checklists of actions that corporate tax teams can take now, including creating a compelling business case for investment and re-examining how they can get the most out of their external advisors.


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2021 ACT conference

 Registration will open in December!

The 2021 ACT Conference will be May 24-26, 2021 at the historic Vinoy Hotel in St. Petersburg, Florida! 


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Interested in contributing an article? 
Please contact:
Jodie Arreguin, Cardinal Health and ACT Publications Chair

Contact the ACT Staff:
Riza Cebula, Executive Director
Brenda Jameson, Director of Marketing and Development
 Donna Merritt, Administrative Co-ordinator
The TaxTech eNews is published by the Association for Computers & Taxation (ACT), a nonprofit organization.  Permission is required to reproduce in any form. Opinions expressed are solely the author's, and not the opinion of ACT. Send all editorial correspondence, manuscripts, etc. to: ACT, P.O. Box 1093, Warwick, NY 10990. Phone: 845-987-9690, fax -9704,
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