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Sales Tax Outsourcing and Secure Data Transfer

If you’ve outsourced your sales tax compliance work, or are considering outsourcing it, you should determine the best way to transfer your tax data to your service provider each month.

The two main criteria to consider are the size of the file(s)...

Top 6 File Formatting Tips for Processing Your Sales Tax Returns

Sales and use tax compliance can be a tricky business and your data is a critical part of the process. Last month I wrote about the importance of establishing an effective data management plan as part of your overall sales tax compliance process.  ...

Why You Need A Data Management Plan For Sales Tax Compliance

As part of an overall sales tax compliance process, effective data management along with a current tax calendar  are two of the more critical aspects. What exactly is data management? As I define it here, it should be a written plan that includes...

Developing Sales Tax Data Files

While TaxConnex subscribes to the belief that sales tax cannot be fully automated, there is a time and place for leveraging technology.  One of those areas is in the development of sales tax files that help drive the monthly compliance process. ...

Do You Really Know What Sales Tax You Filed Last Month?

A great number of issues I help resolve are pretty easy to prevent.  Mechanics will tell you that it's not so hard to avoid a car that won't run if you'll just check your engine once in a while.  I think it's the same issue with sales tax - you...