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Managing Sales Tax Risk

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Overview

Risk…when it comes to our jobs and careers, we generally want as little of it as possible. And in the world of sales and use tax, it’s certainly no different. With the possibility of an audit (or worse, things like class action or qui tam action suits) always looming, ignorance is never a defense. In order to protect you and your company’s best interests, you need to be aware of the significant financial risks related to sales tax.

And you need to know the best way to mitigate those risks. Of course, we all have to play by the rules when it comes to taxes. But once you know the rules, you should also know the legal ways that you can minimize your risk. Reducing risk and making tax decisions accurately can have a significant beneficial impact on your company and make you a hero.

Who should attend? This webinar is intended 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. The course is also designed for general practitioners, with minimal to no experience.

About the Instructor

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.

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Additional Details About the "Managing Sales Tax Risk" Webinar

Are you sure that you’re following the rules correctly? How good is your understanding of sales tax nexus and tax collection responsibilities? More and more states are enacting different types of nexus legislation and increasing the number of ways in which you can create nexus. Are you 100% confident that you’re properly collecting and remitting sales tax in the right states?

You’ll also want to be aware of the options that are available to you if you are in a risky position. Fortunately, you can find guidance from a sales tax expert on all of these issues and more.

Managing Sales Tax Risk is a 90-minute webinar taught by sales tax expert Diane Yetter of the Sales Tax Institute. The course will empower you with both the knowledge of the risks associated with sales and use tax and the tools available to you to help manage and minimize those risks.

Take advantage of a safe place to ask an expert your questions about sales tax risks, and get the information you need to minimize those risks by attending this webinar.

Learning Objectives for this webinar include:

  • Understand what nexus means for your business and learn how it is created so you can potentially avoid creating nexus in some states
  • Learn about the new and different types of nexus legislation that states are enacting in order to understand where you have sales tax collection and remittance obligations
  • Become aware of the significant financial risks associated with sales tax so your company can identify and minimize potential risks
  • Get an understanding of the different types of exemptions and discover what exemptions may be available to you
  • Understand the tax implications of complex transactions like drop shipments and make sure you’re handling these transactions correctly
  • Learn about the taxation of digital goods sales and the impact they can have on your company
  • Learn about administrative and tax compliance issues so you don’t get tripped up on common mistakes, including the risk of class action and qui tam cases.

CPE Information:
Webinar attendees can earn 1.5 hours of CPE credit in the “Taxes” field of study

Prerequisites: This course requires no prerequisites or advance preparation.

Program Level: Basic

Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based

 

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