Automating complex VAT flows in SAP

VAT for SAP Roadshow 2012

Learn how to exploit SAP functionality to automate VAT determination on complex flows


22 November 2012 -  Helsinki     The Helsinki event is now over

29 November 2012 - Stockholm  The Stockholm event is now over


10.00 Coffee at arrival
10.30 Start of workshop
12.30 Lunch
13.30 Workshop
14.30 Workshop end

A focused, exclusive and interactive workshop demonstrating best-practice techniques to drive accurate and fully automated VAT determination on your complex VAT flows:

  • Focus on complex business flows that typically occur across multinational businesses
  • Demonstrate limitations in how standard SAP handles such flows which in turn forces many business to introduce high-risk, manual workarounds
  • explain techniques to overcome these limitations either by opting for a complex set of access sequence steps, writing bespoke user-exits, or using other SAP based solutions
  • Offer a best practice approach that harnesses SAP functionality to drive compliant, automated VAT determination
  • A session rich in content that has real, tangible benefits to both VAT and SAP professionals.

The workshop content is based on live business VAT flows and processes including:

  • Standard SAP solutions for managing currency
  • Chain transactions
  • Automating VAT determination on AP invoices via iDocs
  • Triangular deals, including local country variations
  • Domestic reverse charge including local country variations
  • Foreign VAT registrations & cross border stock points
  • Consignment stock
  • Place of supply of services

For further details on future events or for any questions you may have please contact:

Joachim von Wachenfelt

Telefon: +46 8 50568760

Featured Speakers:

Roger LindelaufRoger Lindelauf, Director ERP VAT Consulting
Roger is a certified and experienced SAP consultant since 1987. Roger has worked on global VAT projects in leading companies such as Philips, Shell, RWE, Dimension Data devising and implementing VAT configuration solutions to ensure full VAT compliance in complex SAP environments. Roger runs SAP VAT risk-reviews for clients, advises on best practice configurations and develops and implements custom SAP VAT enhancements. Mother tongue: Dutch / Fluent: English, German.




Ryan ostillyRyan Ostilly, Commercial Director - tax technology
Ryan joined Meridian in 1998 and is currently responsible for leading Meridian's tax technology solutions across Europe. Prior to that, Ryan was Director of VAT operations and professional services, responsible for managing VAT processes in our Dublin Shared Services Centre as well as Meridian's consulting and advisory teams. Ryan has significant, practical international VAT and ERP systems experience, having designed and implemented solutions for some of Meridian's leading, multinational clients. Ryan is a qualified Chartered Accountant (SA).