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Sum2 Product Announcement: IRS Audit Risk Tool for Hedge Funds

Sum2 IRS Audit Risk

Sum2 Sound Practice Thought Leader

Sum2, a recognized leader in sound practice solutions for the financial services industry is pleased to announce a new addition to its product portfolio; IRS Audit Risk Program for Hedge Funds (IARB).

IRS Audit Risk Program (IARP) for Hedge Funds helps managers to determine IRS risk exposure to Tier I, II and III; IRS Industry Focus Issues (IFI).

The IARP is a threat management and scoring tool that helps managers ascertain level of audit risk for each IFI Tier risk factor. The IARP aggregates and groups overall IFI Tier risk exposures. Managers and fund advisers can then take considered action to mitigate tax exposure risk factors, prepare for tax audits and organize defensive responses for potential mediation, arbitration or litigation of tax audit disputes.

The IARP uses a scoring methodology to determine a funds exposure and level of preparedness to meet IFI audit risk factors. The IARP guides managers through a thorough IFI risk assessment. It helps managers formulate and initiate actions required to mitigate the threat of IFI risk exposures.

The IARP helps to identify and calculate expenses associated with mitigation initiatives. The IARP helps managers to assign mitigation responsibilities to staff members or service providers and tracks any open risk issues.

The IARP links to issue specific IRS resources and documentation that clearly outlines the risk factor, documentation and agency engagement guidance pertaining to the specific IFI risk factor. These critical tax compliance resources enable managers to determine the severity an IFI risk factor represents and helps to align corporate resources needed to address it.

The IARP is a necessity for hedge funds, private equity firms, CTAs, RIAs, global multinationals and corporations utilizing offshore structures. The IARP is a critical resource for CFOs, CCOs, CROs and internal corporate counsel. Corporate treasury executives that engage in innovative transactions, recognize unusual revenue sources and employ sophisticated tax strategies will benefit from the use of this product. CPA firms and corporate tax attorneys with a focus on financial services industry will find the IARP an indispensable risk discovery and client engagement tool.

The IARP is a vertical application of Sum2’s Profit|Optimizer product series. The Profit|Optimizer is a C Level risk management tool that assists managers to uncover and mitigate business threats and discover opportunities to assure profitability and growth. The IARP product is available as an industry standard MS Excel© application and is delivered by digital download.

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The IARP is available for purchase on Amazon.com.

A single user license can be purchased for $395.00.

The link can be found here: IARP for Hedge Funds.

March 5, 2009 Posted by | IRS, private equity, regulatory, Tax, taxation | , , , , , , | Leave a comment