Revenue agencies

Improving taxpayer experience through agility.

Tax in real time

Increased digitalisation of the economy will bring a host of benefits to governments and tax agencies. We sat down with a wide array of finance experts, from professors to heads of international tax, from around the world – to get their take on the future of tax – and how digital platforms will redefine future tax systems.

Facing today’s digital realities

For revenue agencies, customer expectations continue to shift. With a rising number of “gig economy” taxpayers, an expectation of commercial brand style service levels and a growing list of new, digital contact channels, revenue agencies must embrace agility to meet demands.

By rising to the challenge, not only will revenue agencies improve customer experience, they will also reduce errors and increase compliance.

The revenue agency of the future

Taxpayers want more personalised services.

Digital economy rising

Digital earners struggle with tax compliance.


Service design: A tale of two tax agencies

Service design can increase compliance levels.

The taxpayer engagement imperative

Today’s dynamic world continues to put increasing pressure on revenue agencies. Frequent budget reductions and resulting staffing issues have made doing more with less the new “norm”. The rapid pace of technology innovation, tidal wave of customer data, expanding partner ecosystems and continuously evolving security threats all compound revenue agency pressures.

Concurrently, customer expectations continue to rise, calling for service levels that are comparable to commercial brands. Customers want more personalised services and new channels such as chatbots and virtual assistants that are powered by a variety of artificial intelligence technologies.

Paying taxes will never be seen as an experience on equal-footing with most other experiences in people’s lives. But, agencies can proactively transform customer engagement and experience to reduce stress, anxiety and confusion and deliver a greater sense of satisfaction than today.

Agencies must make two important steps to transform customer engagement into a strategic asset: redefine its vision and evolve capabilities.

Latest revenue insights

Meet our subject matter experts and get their latest take on the most pressing issues facing revenue agencies.

When is the time right for real-time taxation?

With data volumes surging, Revenue agencies have an extraordinary opportunity to transform the way tax works.

Getting to the heart of real-time tax

David Regan explains some of the challenges in moving into real-time taxation.

Tax that works by itself for all of us

David Regan explains how business leaders across the world see real-time taxation evolving according to our latest research.

Case studies

Cloud technology helped the State Treasury of Finland saved hundreds of businesses from bankruptcy.

Meeting customer needs for an on-demand service with conversational AI technology.

View All

What we think

Our leaders

Transforming public service

Truly human governments break down silos, build up capabilities and empower workforces to move from transactions to relationships with citizens.

Modernising the core

Evolving core operations, processes and systems whilst embedding innovation, leaders can deliver the services that citizens demand.

Innovative technologies

Driving technology use to tackle opportunities and challenges, prepare for change and create value.

Truly human government

Continuously adapt with speed and scale, will achieve total customer relevance and sustained growth.

Public sector consulting

Accenture is recognised for transforming service delivery and achieving high impact outcomes.

View All

Explore our public service segments

Across the public sector, we’re helping transform organisations to continuously adapt and improve outcomes through innovation.