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

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.

Sales Tax FAQs

Explore commonly asked questions about sales and use tax. A great starting place to learn about fundamental sales tax concepts and general applications to business.

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.

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.

Important Concepts in Sales Tax Administration

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

5 Things to Understand About Your Nexus Footprint

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

3 Ways that SD v. Wayfair Will Impact Retailers (And What To Do About It)

In a post-Wayfair world, retailers need to be aware of the impact this court decision can have on their operations. Here are three ways that Wayfair will impact retailers and what to do about it.

Passion and Intrigue

What two things can help you succeed the most? Most people think it is intelligence and connections. And yes, those are important, but I would argue that the two most important are passion and intrigue.

Sales Tax for Services: Side by Side Invoice Comparison

In this mini-training, Diane Yetter compares two differently formatted invoices for the same transaction to demonstrate the importance of invoice presentation for the taxability of the services you’re providing. Wording your invoice in a certain way can increase your taxability.…

Case Study: How Local Taxes Can Impact Small Businesses

There is a crucially important topic when it comes to sales tax compliance that most don’t properly consider: local sales and use tax.

Back to School for Tax Professionals Too

It’s back-to-school time for students everywhere, but this time of year provides the perfect opportunity for us as professionals to think about continuing our education and professional growth as well.

5 Data Points You Must Measure to Win at Sales and Use Tax Administration

In this blog post, we outline some of the key categories and pieces of data you’ll need to manage the sales tax administration process.

Sales Tax Holiday Season is Here

With sales tax holiday season right around the corner, now is a good time to look at how sales tax holidays work and examine the different types of holidays that states offer.

South Dakota v. Wayfair is Decided: What Does It Mean for You?

On June 21, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in the South Dakota v. Wayfair case. For those of us in the sales tax field, this decision is as big as it gets.

SD v Wayfair: The Decision – Day 1 Analysis with Diane Yetter

Diane Yetter debriefs the momentous Supreme Court decision, South Dakota v. Wayfair Supreme Court. She breaks down what the decision means for businesses and shares her initial reactions during a live Q&A session.

Midwest State Tax Updates You May Have Missed

In sales tax, legislative updates and law changes are a constant. It is virtually impossible to keep up with all of the changes taking place in the states where you conduct business, especially if there are more than one. But…

Sales Tax Institute Live Social Feed

See what it is like to attend a Sales Tax Institute in-person training course! Follow live social media updates from the Basics 2018 course in Chicago.

Basics of Sales and Use Tax by the Numbers

Discover how Basics of Sales and Use Tax has helped people work faster, smarter, and more accurately and realize the number of career options in sales tax.

Are You a Target for a Use Tax Audit?

Keeping track of and remitting use tax: it’s one of those items that can get pushed far down the list of priorities and disregarded. But it should not be!

Product Classification for Sales Tax: Are You Doing It Right?

For sellers and purchasers, understanding the proper classification of products and services keeps you compliant for sales tax purposes (very important come audit time) and can lead to time and cost savings.