Sales Tax Resources & Updates

Bookmark this page, because it’ll be your vault for all things sales and use tax! Here you’ll find quick-reference charts, in-depth whitepapers, helpful tools, legislative updates, directories, FAQs and more.

How to Use This Page: Simply scroll to browse all our sales tax resources that you can use in your job today. You can refine your search by topic and/or jurisdiction or search by keyword. For a handy chart of key sales tax facts by state, select a jurisdiction.

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Featured Resources

Coronavirus Tax Filing Relief & Resources

List of resources to help tax professionals navigate the impact of the coronavirus. Many states are offering tax filing relief to taxpayers by extending deadlines and in some cases, penalty and interest relief.

Economic Nexus State Guide

Key information such as effective dates, thresholds, and includable sales for out-of-state sellers making sales into states that have enacted economic nexus legislation both before and after the South Dakota v. Wayfair Supreme Court decision.

Remote Seller Resources

Comprehensive list of resources for remote sellers following the South Dakota v. Wayfair Supreme Court decision – including state notices, videos, articles, training opportunities, and more.

Helpful Links

We’ve gathered some websites that may be helpful in finding answers to your sales tax questions or addressing your sales tax needs.

State Sales Tax Rates

This chart lists the standard state level sales and use tax rates. The range of local taxes is also included as a quick reference. Chart is updated monthly.

Sales Tax Holidays

Stay updated on what sales tax holidays may be going on in your state! This chart includes information about recent, current, and upcoming sales tax holidays.

Sales Tax Amnesty

Find details such as filing dates, tax types, and amnesty benefits for current, recent, and upcoming amnesty programs for each participating state.

Remote Seller Nexus Chart

This remote seller nexus chart lists the states that have passed one or more types of legislation regarding nexus.

Nexus After Wayfair – What You Need to Know

Free resource to help you determine how and if you have sales tax nexus and how to set yourself to manage sales tax nexus.

Important Concepts in Sales Tax Administration

Free resource to help you solve your most common corporate sales and use tax challenges.

True Object Test Decision Diagram

Quick assessment tool that will help you determine which of your products and services are taxable…

Best Practices in Transaction Tax Systems Implementation

Learn the best practices in transaction tax systems implementation with this free resource.

No Excuses: Automation Advances Make Sales Tax Collection Easier for Everyone

Learn how sales tax automation has evolved and how to find the right system for your company.

Best Practices for Managing a Sales Tax Audit

Free whitepaper that will help you prepare for any sales tax audit that may come your way. *Newly updated February 2020*

What is Nexus?

Learn all about nexus, a foundation sales tax concept, including how it affects your business and descriptions of the 5 types of remote seller nexus.

What do I need to know about the Wayfair case and economic nexus?

Get essential questions about the Wayfair decision and economic answered in this compilation of FAQs.

Taxing Digital Goods and Services: Recent Shifts and Trends

Who remembers Blockbuster, CD’s, and physical newspapers? We are a dwindling group of people as we’re in a digital age where a majority of the entertainment and news we consume is online or downloaded to our devices. Since people spent…

Sales Tax Institute Book Club: White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo

The Sales Tax Institute book club continued into the month of August to maintain our company-wide conversation about race in the United States. Our book of choice, Robin DiAngelo’s White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk…

Top 3 Things New Business Owners Need to Know About Sales Tax

The start of a new business is an exciting time! You get to see your ideas take shape and go out into the world. It took a lot of investment, both your time and your dollars, to reach this point.…

4 Keys to Successfully Preparing a Sales Tax Return

Discover four key items you need to know about in order to successfully prepare your sales tax returns.

Not-To-Be-Missed Sales Tax Updates out of the Midwest

When it comes to sales tax, there is no such thing as “fly over country.” If you have business operations in the Midwest or make sales into Midwestern states, you must stay on top of sales tax changes that impact…

Sales Tax 101: Determining When Sales Tax Applies

This blog details key items in understanding when a sale is taxable or exempt and what you need to know to ensure that an exemption can be claimed.

Celebrating a Year of Excitement and Challenges

Today is the day that I contemplate the past and look to the future. Why August 6? It is the anniversary of YETTER Tax and the Sales Tax Institute! It was 24 years ago when it all started. It is…

Sales Tax for Drop Shipments Explained Video

Drop shipments may feel confusing or frustrating, but they can become second nature for you when you know the rules. Dive into the details of drop shipments.

What Marketplace Sellers Need to Know about Sales Tax Nexus

Are you an Amazon, Etsy, eBay, or other type of marketplace seller? Sales tax is probably the last thing you want to think about. However, the past couple of years have been unprecedented in terms of sales tax law changes…

Sales Tax Institute Book Club: The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin

Last month, the Sales Tax Institute made a commitment to dismantle our internal biases and become active in creating change by eliminating injustices in our country. Each member of our team remains accountable for this promise. After reflecting as a…

Pros and Cons of Sales Tax Voluntary Disclosure Agreements

Sales tax management for a company doing business in many states across the U.S. requires diligence and a dedication to learning inconsistent and sometimes ambiguous state and local sales tax rules. Any overlooked nexus-creating activities that trigger sales tax obligations,…

How to Run a Well-Oiled Sales Tax Team

Learn how the 14 West Sales Tax Team leverages strengths and builds a supportive environment to tackle mountains of sales tax work for numerous companies.