Sales Tax

Sink or swim: A guide to surviving sales tax in 2017

January 31, 2017

Sales and use tax compliance can be a complex problem for many businesses. It almost feels like you need a bowie knife to cut through the regulatory red tape, although knowledge may be a better weapon in this case. So stay sharp with Avalara’s 2017 Sales Tax Survival Guide.

Taxing the 12 days of Christmas – Wacky Tax Wednesday

January 4, 2017

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

To get sales tax right, read the fine print – Wacky Tax Wednesday

December 7, 2016

Auditors are on the lookout for businesses that fail to fulfill their sales and use tax obligations. Getting tax wrong can lead to stiff penalties and fines.

Sales tax filing 101 for small business

October 7, 2016

Here’s how to get started and what to watch out for so that you can file your sales taxes confidently and correctly.

Calculating Sales and Excise Tax on the Same Invoice

August 17, 2016

In the fuel industry, companies often face the complex process of calculating excise tax and sales tax on a single invoice. Learn more about the complications in Avalara’s multi-tax white paper.

Happy Fiscal New Year: 2016 Sales Tax Changes take effect July 1

June 29, 2016

There have been a number of red-letter changes to date in 2016, most notably with respect to state sales tax rates and remote sales tax laws. On July 1, local sales and use tax rate changes will sweep the nation.

Texas sales tax rules explained in a minute – Will’s Whiteboard

June 2, 2016

Texas has some big and bad sales tax laws. Watch Will break them down in about a minute.

States firing more shots in battle over online sales tax

June 1, 2016

As states increasingly seek more revenue sources, they are becoming more aggressive in their fight to require sellers to collect online sales tax.

More states dare to mess with nexus

May 31, 2016

As states get more concerned (and creative) about revenue sources, they’re turning their attention to nexus.

The fine art of sales tax — and vice versa

Sales tax on fine art is no simple affair.

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