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Triggering a Sales Tax Audit

We’re often asked what triggers a sales tax audit.

Unfortunately, there’s no magic formula for avoiding a sales tax audit. Here are a few things we’ve seen over the years that sometimes precede a sales tax audit:

 

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Ever Wonder How a Business is Selected for a Sales Tax Audit?

I am frequently asked how a business is selected for a sales tax audit. I generally say it could be the result of an audit of one of the business’s clients where the auditor sees no sales tax on an invoice. Or it could be related to a particular...

TaxConnex Publishes Sales Tax Consulting Case Studies Covering Sales Tax Nexus and More

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TaxConnex, America’s leading independent provider of sales and use tax outsourcing and sales tax consulting services, announces the publication of four case studies developed through TaxConnex’s sales tax consulting practice. ...

Sales Tax Tragedies - Fact or Fiction?

I have a colleague who has always felt that I over-dramatize the significance of sales tax.  I get that, I really do.  I'm in the business, want business people to feel compelled to be compliant, and never want to see someone have to fall on a...

Where Do You Find a Great Sales Tax CPA? Ask the Purple Dinosaur.

We live in such a challenging environment these days, and none are more challenged than a CPA during income tax season.  I often speak to CPAs about how they deal with the grind, and every so often one of them says "I've had it!"  Usually it's not...

Sales Tax Outsourcing Perspectives - Sales Tax Audits

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When looking at sales tax outsourcing solutions, you will want to consider the impact of the outsourced solution on your audit management process.  If you’re a small or midmarket business, the level of audit support you require will...

Best Practices in Managing Sales Tax Audits

Over the years, my partners and I have worked with hundreds of companies in assisting them in some way with a sales tax audit.  During that time, we have recognized a number of strategies that lead toward positive audit results.  Here are a couple:

Is There A Better Time to Outsource Sales Tax?

Those of us in the outsourcing environment often hear that it's just too difficult for companies to get their ducks in a row and move the sales tax function to an outsourcer.  After all, there are issues around process control, data transfer,...

Missouri Sales and Use Tax

Recently, the Missouri Administrative Hearing Commission dismissed the appeal of a taxpayer's claim for refund of sales and use tax because it was not timely filed. The appeal, which was mailed within the 60-day period to appeal, named the...

Sales Tax – Keep It Below The Company Radar…Right?

I spend a bit of time each day speaking with company managers and executives who simply don’t have time for sales tax issues.  I understand that, because an internal conversation about the topic generally means that something is wrong – a notice,...