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6 US Sales and Use Tax Compliance Considerations that Foreign Based Businesses Can’t Forget!

By Robert Dumas on Thu, May 02, 2024 @ 11:46 AM

Selling your products/services into the US opens a sizable range of sales opportunities, but it could also open the door to significant complexity in managing your US sales tax obligations.  Once you understand when you have established a US sales tax obligation and know your products and services are taxable, it’s time to set up a filing process to ensure on-going compliance.

Topics: sales tax nexus sales tax compliance sales tax economic nexus internationaltax
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Top Sales Tax Questions & Answers for Foreign Businesses Selling Into the US

By Robert Dumas on Thu, Apr 18, 2024 @ 11:15 AM

The United States has possibly the world’s most complex sales tax regime. This is due to each state setting its own sales tax rules, and states often take widely varying approaches. As a result, each state has a different tax framework, with varying rules around everything from tax liability and tax rates to exemption categories and reporting requirements. On top of this, some local area tax jurisdictions also have powers over some aspects of taxation and can set different rules for their city or county.

Topics: sales tax nexus sales tax compliance sales tax economic nexus internationaltax
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U.S. Sales Tax Basics for International Companies

By Robert Dumas on Thu, Mar 28, 2024 @ 01:45 PM

Companies outside the United States that sell into America most likely know sales tax obligations from experience with Europe’s value-added tax (VAT) or Canada’s Goods and Services Tax (GST) and Provincial Sales Tax (PST).

Topics: sales tax compliance sales tax internationaltax VAT
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VAT, GST and will the U.S. see a national tax?

By Robert Dumas on Tue, Mar 19, 2024 @ 10:24 AM

Wouldn’t it be amazing if your online business had to deal with just a single sales tax rate?

Topics: sales tax compliance sales tax canada internationaltax VAT
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Should you charge sales tax to international customers?

By Robert Dumas on Tue, Nov 28, 2023 @ 11:20 AM

Selling outside the U.S. does not free you from the complexities of sales tax. Many countries enforce sales tax, presenting challenges for international sales. While it may resemble U.S. practices, nuances vary for international customers and purchases.

Topics: sales tax compliance sales tax internationaltax VAT