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VAT Primer: Fast-Track Your Path to Mastery Webinar

In today’s marketplace, many businesses are operating on a global scale and not just in a single country. To support customers that can be located anywhere, businesses often have a complex supply chain that allows them to service customers beyond their border. If you’re only familiar with how US sales tax works, this is where the difficulty comes in.

 

Big Sales Tax Changes and You - 2017 Edition Webinar

2017 is turning out to be a banner year for sales tax developments. From new types of nexus legislation to states’ expansion of the sales tax base to important updates on Colorado’s reporting requirements legislation, it’s been a busy year. And that means there is a lot of new information to stay on top of. Not knowing about the latest developments could mean your business is not sales tax compliant.

 

Taxation of Rentals & Leases of Equipment & Property - Not Just for Lessors Anymore! Webinar

Rentals and leases can be a tricky subject when it comes to sales tax. It’s easy to get tripped up when the sales tax treatment of rentals and leases vary from state to state. But understanding the different ways that they can be taxed is important in knowing how these transactions should be treated so mistakes aren’t made.  

 

For anyone who deals with rentals and leases as either the lessor or the lessee, being able to identify the different situations that can arise and knowing how to treat them for sales and use tax purposes is essential.

 

South Dakota Court Rules that State’s Economic Nexus Legislation is Unconstitutional

On March 6, 2017, the South Dakota Sixth Judicial Court ruled that the state’s economic nexus legislation is unconstitutional. The legislation – which became effective May 1, 2016 – requires remote sellers without a physical presence in the state to collect and remit South Dakota sales and use tax on sales in the state if the retailer makes in-state sales exceeding $100,000 or makes 200 or more separate sales transactions in the previous or current calendar year. In the ruling, the state acknowledged that under Quill Corp. v.

Colorado Use Tax Notice and Reporting Requirements Become Effective July 1, 2017

The Direct Marketing Association has reached a settlement agreement with the Colorado Department Revenue in regards to its lawsuit over the state’s use tax notice and reporting requirements. Pursuant to the settlement agreement, the use tax notice and reporting requirements legislation becomes effective on July 1, 2017. Per the agreement, the Department of Revenue will waive penalties for non-collecting retailers who fail to comply with the legislation prior to July 1, 2017.

Nexus: How Did We Get Here and Where Are We Going? Webinar

Nexus is one of the most important concepts in the world of sales tax. Simply put, nexus is the factor that determines if you are required to register to collect sales or use tax on sales into a state. Sellers – whether they are online sellers or not – need to know where they have established nexus and what that entails. If you have nexus in a state and aren’t registered to collect and remit sales tax there, you are exposing yourself to a significant financial risk.
 

Demystifying the Sales Tax Process: What Do You Need and How Do You Find It? Webinar

The sales tax process isn’t simple, is it?  There are so many different pieces of information necessary to manage a company’s sales tax.  I like to say sales tax is a team sport – it isn’t something you can do on your own.  And it needs to be managed correctly because if it isn’t, it could cost your company.

 

Sales Tax Challenges with Services Webinar

Our economy has moved from one of buying and selling goods to one of buying and selling services – or things that are like services.  State sales tax bases have shrunk – resulting in either increased sales and use tax rates or increased taxation of services and other items. Knowing which states have taken the approach of taxing more services is critical to understand.

 

New Jersey Enacts Legislation to Reduce State Sales Tax Rate

Effective January 1, 2018, New Jersey's state sales and use tax rate is reduced to 6.625%. Previously, the state had enacted legislation that reduced the state sales and use tax rate from 7% to 6.875% on January 1, 2017. The enacted legislation includes transition rules for contracts that cover periods crossing the tax rate changes. (Ch. 57 (A.B. 12), Laws 2016, effective October 14, 2016, applicable as noted)

Sales Tax for E-Commerce Webinar On-Demand

As an online retailer, you may believe that you don’t have a sales tax liability and that you don’t need to worry about nexus or other sales tax issues. However, there are a number of practices common to e-commerce operations that could generate significant liability for your business. And regardless of your business size, your sales tax issues can be complex.

 

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