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Southeast Sales Tax Spotlight: Hot Trends and Burning Issues

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The Southeast region of the United States has been the talk of the country since facing natural disasters, political controversies, and legal trials. Have you ever questioned the effect current events have on sales taxes? They actually have quite an impact. Business owners and those working in the finance department should be aware of current events to keep up with sales tax changes that could influence their business. From spikes in sales creating new obligations to opportunities to save with disaster tax relief.

This webinar will cover all the sales tax essentials, including taxability and exemptions, rates, nexus issues, administrative items, and more for Southeast states.

When you manage sales tax, a huge part is tracking all the legislative changes, so you don’t miss a new requirement. This webinar will get you caught up on important recent legislative changes and rule updates for the Southeast region including significant court cases, crucial sales tax updates, and more.

This webinar will cover the following southeastern states: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.


Who should attend?

This webinar is intended for businesses or individuals who have business operations in the Southeast region of the United States or make sales into those states. It is best for financial and operations personnel—including tax, general accounting, accounts payable, sales, tax technology, purchasing, and accounts receivable/credit—who deal with sales and use tax as part of their responsibilities. The course is designed for all levels of experience.

“I’m a sales tax nerd and the Sales Tax Institute’s webinars are always informational, even for seasoned professionals.”

Additional Details About the Southeast Sales Tax Spotlight: Hot Trends and Burning Issues Webinar

If you currently do business or are planning to do business in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee, you need to be aware of key sales tax issues and unique tax situations for those states.

Sales tax rules and legislation are constantly changing at the state level. It can be nearly impossible to keep up with every important law change or court ruling that is taking place.

The Southeastern region has its own challenges and critical updates. For example, since facing one natural disaster after the next, Florida implemented significant sales tax relief options that reach much of the population and Alabama has decreased their taxation of food!

Join the webinar to learn how the southeastern states are taking on the world of sales tax and what that means for your company. You’ll get caught up on significant sales tax updates and legislative changes that can influence your company’s sales and operations.

Be sure you’re taking advantage of what’s happening in sales tax right now in the Southeast United States!

Your Teaching Staff

In this 90-minute live webinar, sales tax experts Amanda Cusack and Diane Yetter of the Sales Tax Institute will provide you with key sales and use tax information for seven Southeastern states. They’ll cover important taxability and exemption issues, administrative items, sales and use tax rate information and more.

They will also cover recent important legislative changes, the continued effect of South Dakota v. Wayfair in these states, significant recent court cases, and other crucial sales tax updates. And during the live Q&A portion of the webinar, you can get answers to your specific sales tax questions directly from Diane.

Learning Objectives for this webinar include:
  • Learn the sales tax essentials for seven Southeastern states, including critical items such as taxability, exemption, and nexus rules.
  • Find out how the recent current events in the region could be affecting your business’ obligations and operations.
  • Learn the details of each state’s post-Wayfair remote seller nexus legislation and how these rules affect your tax obligations as an out-of-state or online seller.
  • Discover unique and unusual sales tax items for these states, so you don’t get tripped up on common mistakes that auditors love to penalize for.
  • Understand important sales tax administration rules for the states – such as key exemption items, sourcing rules, sales tax holidays, amnesty information, and more – so you can ensure that you handle sales and use tax correctly on your sales in these states and stay compliant.
  • Find out how Southeastern states handle the taxation of food items and are implementing measures to contribute to disaster tax relief.

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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Your Teaching Staff



Amanda Cusack

Sales Tax Manager, Sales Tax Institute

Amanda is a sales tax professional who has spent her entire career in the industry. She was a finalist for the Sales Tax Nerd Award in 2021 and recently joined our team at YETTER Tax.


Diane Yetter

President & Founder, Sales Tax Institute

Diane L. Yetter is the “Sales Tax Nerd®” as well as a strategist, advisor, speaker, and author in the field of sales and use tax. She is president and founder of YETTER Tax, a sales tax consulting and tax technology firm. She is also the founder of The Sales Tax Institute.

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