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The impacts of the 4.0 industrial revolution on the field of tax accounting

Thứ bảy    |     20 January, 2024

In businesses, tax accounting is a very important part, helping businesses operate stably and carry out tax reporting in accordance with State regulations in a clear and transparent manner. In the context of the current Industrial Revolution 4.0, the field of tax accounting has many opportunities for development but also faces many challenges.

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Wide-open opportunities for tax accounting work

The Fourth Industrial Revolution has significantly boosted the productivity of accountants and auditors. Currently, a large enterprise may have dozens of accountants, but in the future, only a few accounting staff may be needed.

The application of innovative business solutions has been greatly enhanced, with many breakthroughs in technology aimed at improving management capacity, automating business processes, and developing modern applications to make accounting work faster, more convenient, and more efficient. Tax accounting software with advantages such as logic, transparency, and convenience is becoming increasingly popular in enterprises.

Tax accounting consulting services are thriving more than ever in the current context. Technological advancements in this revolution have contributed to the emergence of new accounting and financial service products, facilitating the improvement of tax accounting efficiency for enterprises. Computer networks make it easier to connect accounting service providers with client companies. Working online is also a trend because it overcomes barriers related to time and space, helping to save costs.

The advancements from the Fourth Industrial Revolution are the driving force and opportunity for businesses to develop and compete domestically and internationally to enhance their position. This competition will push financial and accounting organizations to continuously improve the quality of services and work professionally to meet increasingly high customer demands.

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Alongside are challenges and difficulties

In addition to significant opportunities, the Fourth Industrial Revolution also brings many challenges for financial and accounting organizations.

The Fourth Industrial Revolution sets new requirements for the quantity and quality of personnel involved in tax accounting work. This revolution transforms all data into electronic information, which is diverse and difficult to grasp. If accountants, officials, civil servants, and employees of accounting and auditing companies do not understand technology well, they will face difficulties in performing their professional duties. This requires them to timely enhance their proficiency in applying information technology to ensure they meet the job requirements.

Challenges related to the risk of information and data loss through Internet connections exist. Information security is a crucial issue in the field of tax accounting, requiring businesses to implement effective measures to protect their software, hardware, and data. Leakage of audit information and results can be exploited by malicious entities for destructive purposes. Therefore, companies must manage changes and ensure that secure services are deployed alongside the implementation of new services in the digital age.

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The world is rapidly changing with the impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The role of accountants and the way accounting operates are also undergoing a transformation. Artificial intelligence, the convenience of the Internet, online accounting software, and more are elevating tax accounting work, but they also present many challenges and difficulties. Businesses that seize opportunities and adapt to the new technological era will take significant strides forward in their operations.