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Sales Tax Rates on the Rise

By Brian Greer on Thu, Aug 17, 2017 @ 01:03 PM

Many jurisdictions are looking to raise sales tax rates.  Perhaps in response to lost collections due to internet purchases.

Topics: sales tax nexus sales tax calculation sales tax news
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Sales Tax Compliance... Not So Easy

By Robert Dumas on Wed, Nov 18, 2015 @ 01:57 PM

When I first started in public accounting in 1985, there were two computers in the entire office. I worked for one of the Big 8 at the time, so this wasn’t because the firm was behind the times. This was the extent of computer technology in most accounting firms in 1985.

Topics: sales tax compliance sales tax sales tax calculation
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EYE ON Colorado Sales Taxes

By Jeff Meigs on Fri, Aug 28, 2015 @ 10:31 AM

Colorado has the lowest state sales tax rate in the country at 2.9% (except for the 5 states that don’t impose any sales tax). But don’t get too excited since there are a number of local jurisdictions within Colorado that impose sales taxes – taking the average total sales tax rate to about 7.5%.

Topics: sales tax calculation sales tax news
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Using Zip Plus 4 To Increase Tax Reporting Accuracy

By Anne Birkmann on Tue, Jul 07, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

Many of us use zip codes to determine the sales and use tax rates to apply to an invoice for tax calculation purposes.  However because some local jurisdictions can cross zip code boundaries, using just the 5 digit zip code may not be the most accurate method for sales tax rate determination purposes.

Topics: sales tax sales tax calculation sales tax filing
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Louisiana Adds Taxing Jurisdiction

By Noelle Ard on Wed, Mar 25, 2015 @ 09:35 AM

Are you a vendor in Louisiana? If so, be advised that a new taxing jurisdiction has been created in Iberville Parish (City of Gabriel) called The University Club Center Economic District (UCC EDD).
Topics: sales tax nexus sales tax calculation sales tax news
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Amazon Law Showdown or Amazon Law Negotiation?

By Brian Greer on Fri, Feb 08, 2013 @ 10:13 AM

For those of us that follow sales and use tax, I find the Amazon response to state "Amazon Laws" to be one of the most fascinating business stories in ages.

Topics: sales tax compliance sales tax sales tax calculation sales tax news retail
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Sales Tax Rate Increase vs. Sales Tax Amnesty

By Brian Greer on Fri, Nov 05, 2010 @ 09:24 AM

Topics: sales tax compliance sales tax taxability sales tax calculation