CEB Tax Leadership Council

CEB Tax Leadership Council provides key data, diagnostics, tools, answers, and training to tax departments in an effort to: improve the effectiveness of Tax at delivering on business needs; build a high-performing tax team; and implement processes, systems, and policies that are both efficient and able to flex to changing standards.

Our Research Focus

Equipping our members with strategic guidance and tactical tools on the topics most important for their function is at the heart of what we do. We don't just point to where you need to go: we provide you with a roadmap and a suite of implementation tools to get you and your team there. Key topics include:

Department Design and Performance

Tax Risk Management and Planning

Compliance Life Cycle Management

Emerging Tax Issues (BEPS Action Plan)

How Much Does a Great Tax Function Cost?

Download our playbook learn how your tax team can do better with less and see function-specific data cuts from our Finance Performance Benchmarks.

Improve the Tax Accounting Process

Tax teams are looking to automate the provision to improve both the speed and accuracy of the tax accounting process. But while automation can provide measurable efficiency gains, it’s hard to achieve those efficiencies if you don’t improve data and processes prior to the system implementation.

Reassessing Tax Performance Measurement

Capture more emerging tax risks and opportunities.

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Membership Features

Research and Insight: Unique research and tools to help business leaders evaluate new issues and challenges

Proven Best Practices: Tested approaches to solving business challenges from our network of leading companies

Advisory Support: Personalized expert guidance and project support for pending decisions, new tactics, internal presentations, and other needs

Decision and Diagnostic Tools: Customized, actionable views of the most important performance metrics in your function

Peer Benchmarks: Relevant, quantitative data and analysis to help allocate resources and target areas with the highest impact

Executive Networking: On-request advice, feedback, and perspective from peer interaction with hundreds of leading executives

Live and Online Learning Events: A wide variety of events exclusively for senior executives, as well as staff training and skill development opportunities

What Our Members Are Saying

The complete picture of inputs—like budget, head count, and technology—help me put the performance of my function in context against a backdrop of peer companies that faced a lot of the same challenges my department does.”

Head of Tax


Fortune 500 Technology Company

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From Our Blogs

Financial Planning & Analysis: Learn from ‘Unicorns’ to Challenge the Status Quo
Start-up firms valued at more than $1 billion are known as "unicorns" and, while they certainly have lessons for small firms, management teams at large companies can learn from them too. 10 Oct 2016
Corporate Finance: The Maturing Maturity Assessment
Capability maturity models have been around since the late 1980s and, although they are useful, corporate functions need something more to help them work out where best to spend their limited time and money. 05 Oct 2016
Four Strategies that Divide the Best Companies from the Rest
Only a few firms have excelled in the past 20 years. They haven't necessarily invented new product categories or remorselessly driven down costs, but they have made better investment decisions. 27 Sep 2016

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Some of Our Members