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How Tax Operations Are Impacted by Misaligned Intercompany Processes

Learn how mismanagement of intercompany accounting can impact multinational corporations' tax operations.

Dirk Van Unnik
Dirk Van Unnik

May 19, 2022

Intercompany accounting is the management of financial transactions between legal entities that belong to the same corporate group. So, it stands to reason that misaligned processes and muddled information will wreak havoc on a multinational's tax operations and increase their tax bills.

Tax authorities scrutinize transfer pricing and extract additional indirect taxes to generate tax revenue from intercompany transactions. That's why governments globally examine intercompany accounting very carefully. This makes many multinationals worry that they cannot defend their intercompany decision-making without...

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Dirk Van Unnik

Dirk Van Unnik, Vice President, Tax Intercompany at BlackLine, helps multinational businesses solve complex tax and operational issues with business realities and processes in mind. Dirk has decades of experience serving as worldwide tax leader of shared services centralization and expat management at GE. There and in leadership roles at Tesla, UPC, Boehringer Mannheim and Coopers & Lybrand, he has been the lead contact for government, directed the tax and legal structures of rapid new country rollouts, and developed and implemented a corporate cost charge-out IT system across 60+ countries. Dirk earned a Master of Science in Business Economics, Accounting & Finance and a Master of Law (LLM) in Business Law from Erasmus University Rotterdam.

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