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U.S. Regional Sales Tax Roundup: The South

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If you have business operations in the South or make sales into Southern states, grab an ice cold glass of sweet tea and get ready for this regional sales tax deep-dive!

We’re going to cover all the essentials of the Southern States, including taxability and exemptions, sales tax rates, nexus issues, administrative items and more for the Southern region.

This webinar will also loop you into important recent legislative changes affecting the area including significant court cases, crucial sales tax updates, and more. And there have been lots of changes lately, especially in the wake of the South Dakota v. Wayfair decision.

This webinar will cover the following Southern states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas.

Who should attend?

This webinar is intended for businesses or individuals who have business operations in the Southern region of the U.S.  or make sales into Southern states.

It is best 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 designed for all levels of experience.

About the Instructor

Diane L. Yetter, President & Founder, YETTER and 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 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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“This was one of the most informative sales tax classes that I have ever taken.”

Additional Details About the "U.S. Regional Sales Tax Roundup: The South" Webinar

They do things a little differently down South…

If you currently do business or are planning to do business in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, and/or Texas, you need to be aware of key sales tax issues and situations unique to 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.

Each region has its own challenges and critical updates – and the heat isn’t the only thing that makes the Southern region special. For example, numerous Southern states have enacted remote seller nexus legislation in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s historic South Dakota v. Wayfair decision. And with Alabama and Louisiana, there are some additional challenges due to home rule authority.  These legislative changes can have a huge impact on anyone making sales into these states.

You will learn critical sales tax rules and quirks for Southern states along with significant sales tax updates and legislative changes – including nexus legislation – that can have an effect on your company’s operations. Make sure you understand sales tax for Southern states, so you can avoid costly errors and stay in compliance.

Your Teaching Staff

In this 90-minute live webinar, sales tax expert Diane Yetter of the Sales Tax Institute will provide you with key sales and use tax information for twelve Southern states. She’ll cover important taxability and exemption issues, administrative items, sales and use tax rate information and more.

In addition, Diane will cover recent important legislative changes, the 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:

  • Acquire essential sales and use tax information for twelve Southern states, including critical items such as taxability, exemption and nexus rules.  
  • Get updated on recently enacted and proposed sales tax legislation and important recent court rulings and how they could affect your business operations.
  • Understand the effect of the South Dakota v. Wayfair decision on these states, including which states have enacted new nexus legislation post-Wayfair.
  • 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 holiday and amnesty information, and more – so you can ensure that you are handling sales and use tax correctly on your sales in these states and staying compliant.

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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