Amazon’s airborne fulfillment centers – Wacky Tax Wednesday

You’ve probably heard by now that Amazon was recently granted a patent for an airborne fulfillment center and its accompanying delivery drones. But have you considered how flying warehouses could impact sales tax?...Continued

A call for national sales tax – Wacky Tax Wednesday

There’s no shortage of reasons to abolish the federal income tax. But does replacing it with a national sales tax make sense?...Continued

Taxing the 12 days of Christmas – Wacky Tax Wednesday

How sales tax applies to two turtle doves. eight maids-a-milking, and the rest....Continued

Jeremy Korst Joins Avalara as Chief Marketing Officer

Avalara, Inc. today announced it has hired Jeremy Korst as executive vice president and chief marketing officer....Continued

State-by-state guide to electronic sales tax filing and payment

If you are a small business filing sales taxes in several different states, it can be tricky to keep track of all the different filing requirements. Automation, such as Avalara's TrustFile, can help streamline the sales tax filing process for ......Continued

Amazon tax spreads in 2017 has something for residents of Iowa, Louisiana, and Utah, but it isn't gift wrapped and it won't arrive by December 25. It's sales tax....Continued

Tax advantages of chocolate-free gingerbread – Wacky Tax Wednesday

How gingerbread is dressed (with or without chocolate) affects how it’s taxed in Britain....Continued

Which states offer the best incentives for filing sales tax on time?

There are some states that use a carrot rather than just a stick to give businesses incentives to get their sales taxes done on time. These states offer rewards in the form of a discount on the amount of tax ......Continued

And a partridge in a tax-exempt tree – Wacky Tax Wednesday

Why legislators in one state exempt Christmas trees while those in another do not has more to do with politics than the Christmas spirit. But retailers don’t need to know why what they sell is or isn’t exempt, ......Continued

Avalara 2017 SKO Sponsors

Avalara’s Annual Sales Kickoff is coming up the first week in January in Seattle. ...Continued