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The 'XYZ Letter' and your sales tax compliance

By TaxConnex on Tue, Jun 28, 2022 @ 11:32 AM

Complying with your sales tax obligations involves a lot of variables – your nexus, taxability of your products, type of customer you are selling to, etc. Another key factor that effects your sales tax obligations is related to exempt transactions and exemption certificates.

Topics: sales tax compliance taxability sales tax filing
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What's new in May for state sales and use taxes

By Robert Dumas on Thu, Jun 09, 2022 @ 11:31 AM

What’s new in May for state sales and use taxes

Topics: sales tax compliance sales tax filing economic nexus
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Multi-channel selling sales tax: Marketplace facilitators

By Robert Dumas on Tue, Jun 07, 2022 @ 11:00 AM

The exploding world of eCommerce has put a new player front and center: the marketplace facilitator.

Topics: sales tax compliance sales tax filing economic nexus
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Multi-channel selling sales tax: Wholesalers and Drop Shipping

By Robert Dumas on Thu, May 26, 2022 @ 11:00 AM

Sales of tangible personal property (TPP) are presumed to be taxable unless specifically identified as not taxable. However, certain exemptions could apply making the sale of TPP exempt from sales tax in some situations. An exemption could be related to the type of business that is buying the TPP – a non-profit or government entity in certain states for example. But the most common type of exemption is a resale exemption and is applicable to wholesale transactions.

Topics: sales tax compliance sales tax filing economic nexus
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States with local economic nexus - a review

By Robert Dumas on Thu, May 19, 2022 @ 10:58 AM

Given the complexity that already exists regarding sales tax, it’d be great if states were the only jurisdictions that levied them.

Topics: sales tax compliance sales tax filing economic nexus
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5 Crucial Pieces of Your Sales Tax Compliance Filing Process

By Robert Dumas on Thu, May 12, 2022 @ 11:00 AM

Once you’ve determined your requirement to collect and remit sales tax, you’ve set-up a process to charge sales tax, and you have registered with each required state, you need to consider how you will manage the return filing process.

Topics: sales tax compliance sales tax filing
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Deadlines galore: One of the biggest challenges of sales tax

By Robert Dumas on Thu, Apr 07, 2022 @ 11:15 AM

Federal Income Tax Day, April 18th, looms large in everybody’s mind right now. Too bad sales tax doesn’t come with a deadline that simple. 

Topics: sales tax compliance sales tax sales tax filing
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Understanding use tax

By Robert Dumas on Thu, Mar 31, 2022 @ 11:30 AM

Sometimes if we hear a phrase often enough, we don’t appreciate the importance of all the words. One such phrase is “sales and use tax.” 

Topics: sales tax compliance sales tax filing use tax
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Subscription Billing and Your Sales Tax Obligation

By Robert Dumas on Tue, Mar 29, 2022 @ 11:15 AM

Subscription-based selling is appealing to businesses for its reliability of loyal customers and steady revenue.  From gift boxes to magazines to cutting-edge software, it’s one of the most diverse ways of selling.

The model does come with steady sales tax obligations and risks though, and if not properly understood, it could lead to significant sales tax risk in the business.

Topics: sales tax compliance retail sales tax filing
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Impacts of using a marketplace facilitator

By Robert Dumas on Thu, Mar 24, 2022 @ 11:15 AM

Online sellers hear an endless amount these days about “marketplace facilitators.” What are they? How can they help you? And how can they hurt?

Topics: sales tax compliance retail sales tax filing
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Vendor concessions/discounts can help pay to outsource sales tax obligations

By Robert Dumas on Tue, Mar 22, 2022 @ 11:30 AM

Collecting and remitting sales tax to states and other tax jurisdictions is time consuming and can be expensive. If only somebody could help you with the costs of managing it...

Topics: sales tax compliance sales tax sales tax filing
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TaxConnex Annual Customer Survey Reveals World Class NPS Score for Second Year

By Robert Dumas on Tue, Mar 08, 2022 @ 11:00 AM

TaxConnex™ is excited to announce that for the second year in a row, their customer survey revealed a Net Promoter Score (NPS) score of 81.

Topics: sales tax compliance Now it's all on us sales tax filing
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Connecting the Dots Between Data and Returns: Know What You're Filing

By Robert Dumas on Tue, Jan 04, 2022 @ 11:00 AM

Mechanics tell you that you can keep your car running best by checking the engine occasionally and keeping up with the recommended maintenance schedule. Sales tax is similar in that you need to monitor the process, adjust, and tune-up the process occasionally.

Topics: sales tax compliance sales tax filing
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Sales Tax Obligations for Manufacturers and Wholesalers, Part 2: Monitoring Nexus Thresholds on Sales From Your Own Website

By Robert Dumas on Thu, Dec 09, 2021 @ 11:00 AM

Wholesalers and manufacturers/distributors have some big advantages regarding sales tax compliance – but they can also have hidden obligations.

Topics: sales tax compliance sales tax filing
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Sales Tax Obligations for Manufacturers and Wholesalers, Part 1: Resale Certificates and Exemptions

By Robert Dumas on Thu, Dec 02, 2021 @ 11:00 AM

Many manufacturers, wholesalers, and distributors believe they have minimal sales tax obligations due to the likelihood of sales tax-exempt transactions. However, there are numerous pitfalls to be aware of.

Topics: sales tax compliance sales tax filing
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Ensuring Data Consistency

By Robert Dumas on Tue, Nov 30, 2021 @ 11:00 AM

When you look at the details involved in your sales tax compliance process – preparing and filing returns, updating the filing calendar, managing notices, monitoring nexus thresholds and on and on – it’s easy to see why you need to simplify the process wherever possible. One important factor is consistent, properly formatted data with the necessary data fields.

Topics: sales tax compliance sales tax audits sales tax filing
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