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4 Things You Need to Know Before Selecting a Sales Tax Automation System

It is virtually impossible to stay on top of every sales tax rate and rule change on your own. By various estimates, there are between 7,500 and 14,000 different authorities that impose a sales tax in the U.S. alone! This includes not just counties and cities, but also special purpose districts such as transit, stadium, police, school, and

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The Changing Face of Sales Tax Nexus

Figuring out if you have nexus in a state and need to collect and remit sales tax used to be somewhat clear. While the definition of nexus has never been uniform across all 50 states, two primary definitions of nexus have been generally agreed upon:

 

  • "Maintaining, occupying, or using permanently or temporarily, directly or indirectly or through a subsidiary, an office, place of distribution,
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Sales Tax 101: Determining when Sales Tax Applies

One of the most common questions I am asked is whether a specific product or service is subject to sales tax or is it exempt. Obviously, there are many different factors that go into answering these questions, but there are some general guidelines that can help determine whether something is taxable or exempt.

 

Another frequently asked question is whether or not a

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4 Keys to Successfully Preparing a Sales Tax Return

Properly filing a sales tax return can be a lot trickier than it would first appear. As with most things that are sales tax related, there are a number of different factors that you need to be aware of in order to do the job right. In this blog post, I’ll help to demystify the process of filing a sales tax return by covering some of the basic steps. The information below can help

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So You’ve Been Notified of a Sales Tax Audit – Now What?

One of the last things you want to hear is that your company has been selected to undergo a sales tax audit. Being audited can be scary. But instead of feeling defenseless, there are steps you can take to manage the audit and take control of the process. I’ve assisted many companies with their sales tax audits over the years, and I’ve accumulated a lot of knowledge about the best practices in

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