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Identifying Sales Tax Risk with a Few Simple Questions

My daughter and future son-in-law are both CPAs working for a local CPA firm. They work in audit, not tax, but we often talk ‘shop’ at family dinners. (Needless to say, my wife and other daughter do not enjoy our ‘CPA talk’ at dinner.)  

This...

Sales Tax Bites

Looking back on last week, I talked with several companies that were overwhelmed with how to address their sales tax compliance obligations. In each situation, the company was out of compliance in multiple states. The myriad of nexus issues,...

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...

Helping CPA Firms Secure Their Relationship Through Sales Tax Services

Throughout my career, I have worked in and with CPA firms of all sizes. For the most part, they all have similar business models that are heavily dependent on their client relationships. The CPA firms and the individual CPA’s within the firms need...

General Sales Tax Collections Reach an All-Time High

 

For the calendar year 2012, state and local governments are expected to collect $246 billion in general sales and gross receipts taxes.  That's a new record - a $7 billion increase over the prior 12 month collections.

With everything you hear...

Sales Tax Outsourcing – Don’t You Deserve Better?!

Paradigm.  I really didn’t want to use that word.  It seems so over used but it’s appropriate for this post.  Like many service providers, I often get asked about the cost of our outsourcing services on the initial phone conversation or meeting.  I...

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...