Move from handling sales tax with nerve wracking, frustrating guesswork to shining as a go-to expert in your department.
Basics of Sales and Use Tax is an interactive live training course designed for individuals working in financial or accounting corporate and consulting environments. This 3-day course is best for those who currently handle (or will soon handle) sales and use tax for their company, themselves or their clients.
Basics helps you learn all the sales tax basics you need. After the course you will more easily manage your sales and use tax work. This live course is the premier training option for those looking to gain confidence, increase accuracy, and be better prepared for potential audits.
This course is best for those with less than four years of sales and use tax experience. We will help you overcome some of the most challenging sales and use tax concepts in just three days of training.
Diane L. Yetter, President & Founder, YETTER and Sales Tax Institute
Diane L. Yetter is a strategist, advisor, speaker, and author in the field of sales and use tax. She is president and founder of YETTERTM, a sales tax consulting and tax technology firm in business since 1996. She is also the founder of The Sales Tax Institute, a premier think tank that offers live and online courses to educate business professionals about sales and use tax.More About Diane L. Yetter
David Hughes is a partner in Horwood Marcus & Berk’s State and Local Tax (SALT) Group. David advises clients on how to structure their business to reduce their state tax liabilities and he also defends clients in audits, administrative proceedings and court against tax assessments.More About David Hughes
B.J. Pritchett is the President/Owner of Pritchett Sales and Use Tax Consulting located in Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas. She has operated her own sales and use tax practice since 1992. Her company provides services which include sales and use tax refunds, audit defense, corporate educational seminars, procedure manuals and private consultation on sales and use tax issues.More About B.J. Pritchett
Basics of Sales and Use Tax is a live training course that involves sessions covering the different fundamental sales tax concepts over a period of three days.
All attendees take classes together and they sessions involve a mixture of lecture, case studies, and group discussions. The unique curriculum is designed to focus on the most critical sales tax basics you need to help your company and/or clients today.
Classes are taught by the top professionals in the industry who have specialized backgrounds in different areas of sales and use tax so that you get a wide range of viewpoints. Sessions are interactive and informative and include time for Q&A.
PLUS, all attendees have the opportunity for one-on-one access to the faculty where they can answer specific questions and help with specific situations. Furthermore, we never allow government auditors to attend our live courses, so you can safely ask your specific questions without fear.
Basics of Sales and Use Tax is different than other training programs because it focuses on the practical application of sales and use tax concepts. We want you to be able to apply what you learn to your job right away when you are done. And we succeed. In fact, many alumni of the Basics of Sales and Use Tax course state that what they learned at Basics helps them better manage their day-to-day work for long after the course.
The course will help you be faster at decision making, improve your accuracy, and allows you to make more strategic sales tax recommendations with confidence. You will learn how to improve your workflow, eliminate guesswork, and reduce risk with a practical application, hands-on teaching approach.
The most unique part of Basics is the size. We limit the number of participants to under 75 students. We do this so that everyone gets a chance to learn, discuss, and make meaningful connections with one another. We keep things intimate so that you get the focused attention and guidance that you need to really understand sales and use tax.
In short, Basics helps you end nerve wracking, frustrating guesswork and instead shine as the go-to sales tax expert in your department.
We’ve completely updated the Basics of Sales and Use tax curriculum to focus on critical sales tax basics and fundamentals that you need today!
The new Basics will give you:
And MUCH MORE!
Basics of Sales and Use Tax Live Course 2018 will take place in the heart of downtown Chicago at the Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel. The hotel is on Chicago’s famous “Magnificent Mile” where some of the city’s best stores, attractions, and restaurants are located.
Basics Group Rate: $229/night
Make a trip of it! We’ve arranged for this special group rate to be available for 3 days prior and 3 days after the event based on guest room availability. The Sales Tax Institute does not book your hotel room for you, you must reserve your own hotel room.
Continental breakfast will be provided to all attendees from 8AM – 8:30AM each day. Lunch, snacks and beverages are provided as well.
A welcome cocktail reception exclusively for Basics attendees is held on Wednesday evening. All food and drink is on us at the cocktail reception so please plan to come and meet the other attendees!
The hotel is easily accessible from either Midway or O’hare airport in a short (30-45 minutes depending on traffic) cab ride. Valet parking is available with the hotel. The hotel is about a half mile walk away from the Chicago Red Line station. All transportation and parking costs are the attendee’s responsibility.
Questions about the course, hotel or registration process? Visit the Live Course FAQ page to get answers.
Basics will cover every foundational concept of sales and use tax you need to know. More specifically, learning objectives include:
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