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It’s a startup nation: How outsourced bookkeepers are answering the call to arms

With tens of billions of dollars of venture capital being invested in startups every quarter, it’s no surprise that these companies need help keeping track of funding and expenses. For professional bookkeepers, startup fev...

Streamlined Sales Tax: What small businesses need to know

If you're a small business trying to figure out how to deal with sales tax, there is a lot of alphabet soup to learn. Here's one more: SST.

The secret lives of accountants

Accountants are often described as capable, trustworthy, and good with figures, and they are. But they are also much, much, more.

Take-n-Bake Pizza Is Cooking The Tax Code

Update, 5.15.14: The Streamlined Sales Tax Governing Board approved an amendment to the definition of “prepared foods” during its spring governing board meeting. According to Tax Analysts, the amendment expands the lis...

Weekly Roundup: Digital Goods, Sales Tax Holidays, and an Existential Crisis

Think sales tax is dull? Think again. Sales tax affects every person who lives in, does business in, or visits one of the 44 sales tax states (and more besides). It’s confounding: Illinois can’t answer nexus questions...

3 Tips for Documenting Drop Shipping Tax Exemptions

  Companies that drop ship can avoid the hassle of having to collect sales tax in most states by claiming a resale exemption. However, correctly documenting a drop shipment for tax purposes can be tricky, particularly wh...

The Multijurisdiction Resale Certificate Explained

Update 7/24/2014: The Exemption Certificate Survival Guide has the latest information on resale certificates, including multijurisidiction certificates.  “Multijurisdiction” resale certificates, or uniform sales t...

Sales Tax Secrets: Bundles of Fun!

Bust out those calculators. We have a sales tax math problem. Let’s say you have a product containing both food and durable elements (box of cookies that comes with a teddy bear, anyone?). In the case of sales tax, this [&h...

Sales Tax Secrets: How to Tax Candy

Updated 10.19.2017 Bars, drops, or pieces. Take a deep breath and repeat it. And again. That soothing mantra goes through my head whenever I’m determining product taxability in the candy section of a client’s inve...

Simplifying Ecommerce Sales Tax

Sales tax rate calculations are complex. With more than 11,000 jurisdictions and thousands of taxability rules, it can be a nightmare to ensure accuracy.Join us for a live webinar and in just 30 minutes learn how to: Understa...


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