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Prominent Sales Tax Outsourcing Provider Creates Risk for Clients

We recently transitioned a client from a large, well known sales tax outsourcing service provider to TaxConnex.  As part of the transition, we discovered several critical issues.  On the surface, these issues don’t appear to be significant; however,...

Sales Tax Outsourcing is Mainstream

Feeling overwhelmed and frustrated by all the new rules governing sales tax collection?  Why not outsource your problems?  Sales tax outsourcing is becoming more and more common among companies that simply do not want to invest the resources in...

The Changing Landscape of Sales Tax Nexus

What exactly is sales tax nexus?  Tax nexus is a legal term, that when present, gives a state the ability to subject a business to that state's sales tax laws.  According to Investopedia, tax nexus is "generally defined as a physical presence."...

Sales Tax Nexus - The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Some new business owners operating exclusively online labor under the mistaken assumption that unless they've sold a product or service to someone in the state in which their business is physically located, they are not responsible for collecting...

Sales Tax Compliance and the Amazon FBA Seller

I recently met with a company that has been growing their business primarily through Amazon’s FBA program.  As like many nascent businesses, sales tax compliance was not a significant concern as they were launching and taking off.  They collected...

3 Components of Sales Tax Compliance You Haven't Considered

I get the opportunity to talk to many businesses and CPA firms about our sales tax outsourcing services at TaxConnex.  When most of the people we talk to refer to sales tax compliance, they are thinking about tax return preparation only.   They...

Have You Paid Your Sales Tax Premium?

Over the years, I have come to respect the uniqueness of our business and how we help companies comply with the myriad sales tax laws.   Like most government mandated activities, businesses get absolutely no “value add” by completing forms,...

Sales Tax Compliance Outsourcing

 

As year-end approaches, it may be the perfect time to switch sales tax compliance outsourcing service providers.  (I use the term “service provider” loosely as many of the companies that provide sales tax compliance outsourcing are really...

3 Components of Sales Tax Compliance You Haven't Considered

I get the opportunity to talk to many businesses and CPA firms about our sales tax outsourcing services at TaxConnex.  When most of the people we talk to refer to sales tax compliance, they are thinking about tax return preparation only.   They...

Top 3 Differences in Income and Sales Taxes Management

Would you manage your sales tax process the same way you manage your income tax process? 

Of course not. 

Why?  Because they are two different types of tax with differing risks, complexities, and timing.  As you develop an effective sales tax...