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Heart of Dixie Announces Amnesty

Doing business in the Yellowhammer state?  If so, pay close attention! 

The State of Alabama has announced the launch of their 2016 Tax Amnesty Program running June 30, 2016 – August 30, 2016. 

The amnesty program will apply to most taxes...

Massachusetts Announces Wicked Relief!

Just before the end of 1st quarter, Massachusetts Department of Revenue announced their Tax Amnesty program for 2016, which will be open to all businesses needing to catch up on back taxes, save on typically assessed penalties, and benefit from a...

Amnesty Anyone?

 

We’ve seen limited amnesty programs over the previous years; however, there are an abundance of programs this Fall. September and October seem to be the months for Amnesty.. If you have non-reported, under reported and non-payment of sales tax...

Texas Sales Tax Amnesty

Texas' amnestry program begins tomorrow, June 12, 2012.  The amnestry program covers sales tax, franchise tax, and other state and local taxes or fees administered by the Comptroller's office, except Public Utility Commission gross receipts...

Stepping Through Sales Tax Nexus

It seems as if everyone is looking for a simple answer or an easy fix these days.  Determining sales tax nexus is no different.  Understanding the general concept is quite simple but applying it to your unique situation is where the difficulty...

Washington Sales Tax Amnesty - A Carrot This Time

The state of Washington has been active so far this year with regards to transaction taxes.  You may have seen in a previous blog post Washington’s ruling regarding nexus for an out of state manufacturer.  I guess they thought they could move away...

What's the Best Way to Resolve Sales Tax Risk?

 

 

 

 

 

Sometimes the best way to resolve sales tax risk is one small bite at a time.

I'm often brought in to help identify sales tax risk areas for a business and recommend the appropriate steps to minimize that risk.  For a myriad of reasons...

Sales Tax Rate Increase vs. Sales Tax Amnesty

Most of you have seen steps by various jurisdictions to close their budget gaps.  In different situations, jurisdictions have pursued tax rate increases, stricter enforcement of existing laws, changes in the tax base, amnesty programs, etc.  Over...

Sales Tax Amnesty - A Carrot or a Stick?

Throughout 2010, I’ve noticed an abundance of sales tax amnesty programs being offered to businesses.  Before a business considers an amnesty program, there is work to be done.

In a year when states are struggling with budget shortfalls, at least...