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When Should You Register with State and Local Taxing Authorities?

We get this question alot! So we decided to re-run this informative blog from April 2016.

“It depends.”

This single question could fill volumes to get to the proper answer. The simple answer is if you have sales tax nexus in a state, then you...

Sun, Fun & Annual Prepays?

 

School’s out for the summer and while everyone is packing up the car and headed to the beach, those of us in Sales & Use tax are reviewing a year’s worth of data to see if our company qualifies for one of the many State mandated Annual Prepayments...

When Should You Register with State and Local Taxing Authorities?

“It depends.”

This single question could fill volumes to get to the proper answer. The simple answer is if you have sales tax nexus in a state, then you should register with the Department of Revenue for a sales tax id number and begin collecting...

Should I Register with the State and Local Taxing Authorities?

“It depends.”

This single question could fill volumes to get to the proper answer. The simple answer is if you have sales tax nexus in a state, then you should register with the Department of Revenue for a sales tax id number and begin collecting...

Sales & Use Tax Electronic Payment Methods

In my last blog “ Sales Tax Compliance Advantages Related to e-Filing”, I mentioned that in most jurisdictions where you can electronically file your sales and use tax return, you can also pay electronically.

Generally, you can make an electronic...

EYE ON California Sales Taxes

Like most states, California imposes a sales tax on the sale of tangible personal property – but relatively few enumerated services. As you might expect, California is rather attractive for software companies; electronic downloads of software and...

Helping CPA Firms Identify Sales and Use Tax Risks

In my last blog, I discussed the opportunity CPA firms have to use sales and use tax issues as a way to add value to their clients and further cement the relationships and related revenue stream. As promised, this blog provides the following action...

What's In A Tax Calendar?

Whether you are managing a sales and use tax department, have landed on sales tax outsourcing as a strategy or you are a lone soldier and sales tax is just one of the many jobs you do, it is very important to have an up to date tax calendar.

Here...

Using Zip Plus 4 To Increase Tax Reporting Accuracy

Many of us use zip codes to determine the sales and use tax rates to apply to an invoice for tax calculation purposes.  However because some local jurisdictions can cross zip code boundaries, using just the 5 digit zip code may not be the most...

Three Additional Sales Tax Compliance Factors That Can Cost You Big

My last blog discussed why the most costly sales and use tax compliance errors are timely filing of returns and payments, and knowing your requirements to file or pay electronically. There are three additional sales tax compliance factors that can...