TaxNotes: Prepare for the Biggest Tax Leadership Turnover Ever

Hoping to retain or recruit tax professionals in 2023? The high-demand, low-supply talent squeeze is about to get even worse. TaxSearch Inc. President Tony Santiago predicts that more than two-thirds of all baby boomer (1946-1964) heads of tax and second in command will depart from full-time work in the next four years, taking a massive amount of knowledge with them. Click here for Santiago’s insights into these impending boomer retirements, as well as the likely impacts on the supply, demand, and development of the remaining Gen X, Millennial, and Gen Z talent. Start the new year prepared with the latest installment of “Tax Pulse,” a Tax Notes series.

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TaxNotes: How an EY Split-Off Could Affect the U.S. Tax Profession

In this installment of Tax Pulse, Santiago analyzes EY’s plan to split its audit and consulting functions into two separate entities and examines how the split-off may affect the flow of talent in the U.S. tax profession.

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TaxNotes Tax Hiring Outlook 2022 September #5

In the latest edition of "Tax Pulse" TaxTalent's President and founder Tony Santiago examines factors that have contributed to the trend of title and salary inflation in the U.S. tax market.

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TaxNotes Tax Hiring Outlook 2022 July #4

In this installment of Tax Pulse, Santiago analyzes the future of remote and hybrid workers, two increasingly common phenomena with often overlooked shortcomings and unexpected upsides.

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TaxNotes Tax Hiring Outlook 2022 June #3

In this installment of Tax Pulse, Santiago examines the considerable challenges that environmental, social, and governance guidelines add to an already constrained pipeline.

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TaxNotes Tax Hiring Outlook 2022 May #2

In this installment of Tax Pulse, Santiago looks at the major factors affecting the hiring and retention of tax professionals over the next year.

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TaxNotes Tax Hiring Outlook 2022 March #1

In this inaugural installment of Tax Pulse, Santiago reviews five key factors that influence the hiring and retention of U.S. tax professionals. This is the first of a five-part monthly series.

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Is a Fully Remote Tax Department Sustainable?

Almost overnight, the coronavirus pandemic significantly changed many elements of how we live and work. For the tax industry, one of the more noteworthy adjustments was the sudden shift to remote work; resulting in a substantial transformation in the ways we conduct business. While we are by no means against remote work, we feel it’s critical that tax departments are strategic about how and when they utilize it.

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Demographic Impact on Tax Leadership Roles - Updated Data 2022

Data from our newly released report is showing that Baby Boomers (ages 58-76) are retiring but what’s more startling is the number of Baby Boomers remaining in our Head of Tax and #2 roles. Read the report and pass along to your tax, HR, and financial leadership, as the implications of this imminent knowledge drain will affect all levels of the tax department.

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Navigating the Post COVID Hiring Market

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