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What is sales tax nexus?

  • Jun 4, 2018 | Wayne Myer

In an earlier video, we covered how your organization’s tax profile is determined. Now, let’s explore the concept of nexus. What exactly is nexus, you may ask?

Nexus is most simply defined as the areas where your organization is required to collect sales tax. To better understand this core tax concept, watch the video above. We guarantee you’ll be a nexus expert in no time!


Sales tax rates, rules, and regulations change frequently. Although we hope you'll find this information helpful, this blog is for informational purposes only and does not provide legal or tax advice.
Wayne Myer
Avalara Author
Wayne Myer
Wayne Myer
Avalara Author Wayne Myer
Wayne Myer is a Software Engineer on the Developer Relations Team, an engineer-to-engineer resource for the AvaTax API. When not working on code and documentation, Wayne can be found living on a sailboat, sailing said boat, scuba diving, and long-distance bicycling.