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M&A negotiations and sales tax liability

By Robert Dumas on Thu, Oct 06, 2022 @ 11:00 AM

It’s a common scenario: A company has decided to sell, then due diligence turns up a $2 million risk in past sales tax obligations and compliance. The buyer looks to secure against the risk via escrow – on the conservative, high side – and requires the seller to mitigate the risk.

Topics: sales tax compliance sales tax
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How to manage sales tax obligations

By Robert Dumas on Tue, Oct 04, 2022 @ 11:05 AM

So you’ve done the smart thing and determined that your company has sales tax obligations in various states. That’s a great first step. Now you must collect, file, and remit sales tax in multiple states.

Topics: sales tax compliance sales tax
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Amazon Warehouse Does Not Create Physical Nexus in PA

By Robert Dumas on Thu, Sep 29, 2022 @ 02:00 PM

In a decision that may eventually have sales tax repercussions elsewhere, a state court has decreed that an Amazon warehouse creates no physical nexus for a group of online sellers.

Topics: sales tax nexus sales tax sales tax filing
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Risks of misunderstanding the impact of economic nexus

By Robert Dumas on Tue, Sep 27, 2022 @ 04:18 PM

By now most businesses that sell online have heard about nexus, the connection that a company has with a jurisdiction that ignites a sales tax obligation. Nexus can be economic and based on a threshold of sales volume in a given time. Nexus can also be physical, created by inventory, employees or reps in a state or jurisdiction.

Topics: sales tax compliance sales tax economic nexus
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What was new in August for state sales and use taxes

By Robert Dumas on Thu, Sep 22, 2022 @ 11:00 AM

There’s always something changing in the world of tax, especially sales tax. Here’s a review of some of the recent changes and updates.

Topics: sales tax compliance sales tax sales tax news
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Complexities of Sales Tax: Leasing

By Robert Dumas on Thu, Sep 22, 2022 @ 11:00 AM

Sales tax is complicated no matter the industry you are in. But the leasing industry brings out even more complicated nuances depending on the type of lease, support activities and even the leased item itself.

Topics: sales tax nexus sales tax taxability
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Colorado: Fee or tax?

By Robert Dumas on Tue, Sep 13, 2022 @ 02:39 PM

Remote retail sales just got rockier in Colorado, which has begun imposing a 27-cent fee on every retail delivery made by motor vehicle to a destination in the state.

Topics: sales tax compliance sales tax retail
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3 things to remember about economic nexus

By Robert Dumas on Thu, Sep 01, 2022 @ 07:30 PM

This June marked 4 years since the landmark Supreme Court decision that launched economic nexus, South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc et al, but many businesses are still trying to figure out how to manage sales tax obligations brought on by this decision.  The following is a list of 3 things you need to know to get started in understanding your economic nexus footprint.

Topics: sales tax nexus sales tax economic nexus
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App purchases and sales and use tax

By Robert Dumas on Tue, Aug 30, 2022 @ 02:10 PM

Many tech companies consider themselves a service provider exempt from sales and use tax. But the 2018 Wayfair decision expanded the definition of nexus and and more of these businesses are now subject to sales and use tax collection, including on one of their product staples: apps.

Topics: sales tax taxability software
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Sales tax is a tricky world

By TaxConnex on Thu, Aug 11, 2022 @ 02:06 PM

A few recent developments – including scams and fine definitions –across the country show how sales tax compliance can be complicated.

Topics: sales tax compliance sales tax sales tax news
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What's new in July for state sales and use taxes

By TaxConnex on Tue, Aug 09, 2022 @ 11:00 AM

There’s always something changing in the world of tax, especially sales tax. Here’s a review of some of the recent changes and updates.

Topics: sales tax compliance sales tax sales tax news
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Marketplace facilitators: Your latest Q. and A.

By TaxConnex on Thu, Aug 04, 2022 @ 03:15 PM

We talk a lot about nexus and compliance processes in our content, but what about marketplace facilitators? In this blog we answer your top questions about marketplace facilitators.

Topics: sales tax compliance sales tax
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Sales tax holidays for the rest of the year

By TaxConnex on Tue, Aug 02, 2022 @ 11:00 AM

Holiday time already? In many states, sales tax holidays have been in full swing this year and will continue for months to come. Some of the deals are long-standing; others have been trotted out by lawmakers claiming to want to help constituents weather inflation.

Topics: sales tax retail
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Online selling the subject of recent judgments

By TaxConnex on Fri, Jul 15, 2022 @ 08:48 AM

Several recent court cases show how tricky the legal system can be for online sellers managing sales tax obligations.

Topics: sales tax retail economic nexus
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What's new in state sales and use taxes

By TaxConnex on Tue, Jul 12, 2022 @ 11:00 AM

There’s always something changing in the world of tax, especially sales tax. Here’s a review of some of the recent changes and updates.

Topics: sales tax compliance sales tax sales tax news
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Sales tax post-Wayfair: Costly for remote sellers, a cash cow for states

By TaxConnex on Thu, Jul 07, 2022 @ 11:00 AM

If it feels to you like the whole economic nexus and sales tax landscape is one-sided, the U.S. Government Accountability Office and many small businesses seem to agree.

Topics: sales tax compliance sales tax economic nexus
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