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Introduction, Definitions and Nexus

Introduction, Definitions and Nexus is a self-study, 90-minute basic course designed for financial and operations personnel—including tax, general accounting, accounts payable, sales, tax technology, purchasing and credit—who deal with sales and use tax as part of their responsibilities. Learn More & Register


Exemptions is a self-study, 60-minute basic course designed for individuals who need to understand the rules related to issuing and accepting exemption certificates. Learn More & Register


Scheduled sessions to give you real-time sales and use tax guidance.

All-Access Webinar Pass

Attend an entire year's worth of Sales Tax Institute webinars at a discounted price with our All-Access Webinar Pass. Learn More & Register

Puerto Rico VAT Reform: What Does it Mean for You?

If you have operations in Puerto Rico or make sales or purchases in Puerto Rico, you need to understand the significant tax changes that are taking place and what the implications are for your business. Learn More & Register


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Local Taxes - Where, What, How and Why?

Local tax laws and procedures often differ from state-level sales and use tax laws and procedures. In fact, many local jurisdictions have different exemptions, tax bases, and forms than those of the state.

Basic Concepts of Drop Shipments

Drop shipments can be particularly tricky to figure out because a number of factors come into play that make them more complicated than a regular sale.

The ABC’s of State Tax Credits and Incentives

When it comes to state tax, you need to make that sure you’re not missing out on potential credits or incentives that are available to your company as they can result in huge tax savings.

Transactions with Exempt Entities

Whether you are an exempt entity making purchases (and possibly sales) or a for-profit business making sales to exempt entities, you need to understand the ins and outs of these transactions for sales tax purposes.

Sales Tax Systems – How to Decide Which is Right for You

Selecting a sales tax automation system can be overwhelming. But it is a vitally important decision to make.

Nexus: What Does the Future Hold?

This webinar will help you to understand sales tax nexus concepts and plan for the future, so you can minimize your risk.

Sales Tax 101

Learn the fundamentals of sales and use tax – how it works, the terms and definitions a beginner needs to know, and how these taxes are applied.

Use Tax Accruals

Many taxpayers are unaware of their use tax responsibility or choose to ignore it. But doing so can be a costly mistake.

Managing Pesky Alternative Taxes

Most sales tax professionals specialize in just that – sales tax – and may not be aware of how to manage alternative taxes such as Washington’s business & occupation tax, Arizona’s transaction privilege tax, Ohio’s commercial activity tax, and more.

Tax Challenges with Real Property Transactions

The sales tax rules for construction and real property transactions can be tricky to navigate, and the rules vary from state to state. Construction and real property services contractors are prime targets for sales and use tax audits.

Ethical Sales Tax Practices

Ethical issues in the work place are being scrutinized by the government, investors, customers, vendors, the press, our peers, law enforcement and more.

Effective Tax Research

When conducting sales tax research, you need to be confident that you have found the correct answer, and you want to do it as efficiently as possible, without spending too much time tracking it down.

Sales Tax for E-Commerce

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.

Efficient Sales Tax Compliance

Learn how to make your sales tax return process more efficient without incurring significant risk, and balance accuracy with efficiency.

Sales Tax Implications of Mergers, Acquisitions & Divestitures

If your business is undergoing one of these transactions, you’ll need a road map to ensure that you aren’t missing any key sales tax items.

Tax Challenges with Software, Cloud & Related Services

Learn about the different ways that software, cloud computing, and related services can be taxed as well as exemptions that are available for software purchases.

Managing Exemptions

Learn the processes and tools you need to manage sales tax exemptions correctly, whether you are a purchaser or a seller.

Effectively Managing a Sales Tax Audit

This webinar will teach you how to take control of a sales tax audit and minimize your audit risk.

Sales Tax Issues for Retailers

Due to the high volume of sales faced by retailers, it is essential to make sure that you properly collect and remit sales tax and also manage all of the other sales tax issues that are involved.

Best Practices in Systems Implementation

It is critical for businesses that sell items in multiple jurisdictions to implement technology solutions to accurately manage sales and use tax functions.

Sales Tax on Services - What, Where and How

Our economy has moved from one of buying and selling goods to one of buying and selling services. Knowing which states have taken the approach of taxing more services is important to understand.

Sales & Use Tax Issues for Manufacturers

There are many sales tax exemptions and incentives available to manufacturers.  If you work in the manufacturing industry, you need to know about the benefits that are available to your business.

Sales Tax Administrative Issues

Knowing how to deal with sales tax administrative issues can help you avoid making costly mistakes down the line.

Rentals & Leases

For any individual or business who deals with rentals and leases, being able to identify the different situations that can arise and knowing how to treat them for sales and use tax purposes is essential.

Nexus – Where Do I Have It and What Do I Do?

It is essential that sellers understand where they have nexus and what they need to do if that’s the case.

Navigating the Legislative Process

It’s the beginning of the year and for those in the state tax field it means the beginning of the state and local legislative season.

Audit Defense Tips & Tricks

No tax professional looks forward to being audited.  Being prepared and knowing what to expect is your first line of defense if your company undergoes a tax audit.

VAT vs. Sales Tax

Businesses today are most likely global and rarely operating in a single country.

How States Tax the Cloud

It is likely that every business today is using a cloud platform. These models provide vendors and purchasers alike with a variety of taxability issues.

Managing Your Sales & Use Tax Data

This session will help you maximize the value of effective data management strategies.

The Practices of a Best-in-Class Tax Department

Today’s tax department leaders face many challenges. Balancing all of the priorities takes a great leader. But how do tax leaders know what the best practices are in all of these areas?

Unclaimed Property

Unclaimed property compliance requirements have been in effect for many years.  However, many states have not aggressively pursued the collection of unreported property until recently.

Upcoming Changes to Canada's Harmonization Landscape and What It Means to You

Doing business in Canada can have its challenges from a sales tax perspective for many US organizations.

"Very informative. Will be most beneficial to our accounting department!"
– Ann Cobb, Sulzer Process Pumps (US) Inc.

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