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3 additional considerations for SaaS on managing sales tax obligations

By Robert Dumas on Tue, Jan 23, 2024 @ 11:20 AM

Sales and use tax generally applies to the sale or use of tangible personal property and certain services. Since software, and especially Software-as-a-Service, may not be delivered in a tangible form, many technology and software companies have considered themselves exempt from sales and use tax. But this is not always the case. In fact, many states impose sales and use tax on services provided by the technology industry.

Topics: sales tax compliance sales tax software SaaS
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Complexities of SaaS Taxability

By Robert Dumas on Tue, Jan 16, 2024 @ 11:52 AM

Do you sell software-as-a-service (SaaS)? Then you already have one of the most complicated situations in sales tax.

Topics: sales tax compliance sales tax SaaS
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Sales tax challenges of software and tech companies

By Robert Dumas on Thu, Apr 06, 2023 @ 11:11 AM

The 2018 Supreme Court Wayfair decision gave us a bright line standard for determining sales tax nexus: Generate a set amount of revenue in a state in a set amount of time and your company has to collect and remit the applicable sales tax. Seems clear. However, companies still must deal with the ambiguous physical presence standards as well as the varying taxability rules from state to state.

Topics: sales tax compliance sales tax software SaaS
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The Evolving Taxability of SaaS

By Robert Dumas on Tue, Apr 05, 2022 @ 11:00 AM

Tangible personal property has historically been subject to the collection and remittance of sales tax while many services have been non-taxable (or exempt). More and more services are becoming taxable and represent a potential big wave of tax changes and updates in the years ahead.

Topics: sales tax compliance taxability SaaS
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Software, SaaS and Sales Tax

By Robert Dumas on Tue, Feb 22, 2022 @ 11:15 AM

If your business sells software or software-as-a-service (SaaS), you deal with one of the most complex sales tax situations, potentially without even realizing it.

Topics: sales tax taxability software SaaS