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OTT impacts of Supreme Court repeal of physical presence precedent

In the wake of South Dakota v. Wayfair, the impacts for OTT providers could be significant. Here's what you need to know about the potential implications for streaming voice, video, and audio services...Continued

Netflix taxes coming soon to a screen near you

Tax laws are being adapted to account for newer technologies, like streaming services....Continued

Your business might be a telecommunications company. Now what?

Once a tech company has been deemed a telecommunications company for taxation, compliance becomes complex....Continued

3 signs your tech company is at risk of a telecom tax audit

Is your tech company at risk of being deemed a telecom company for tax purposes? What are the telltale signs, and how can you prepare? Find out here....Continued

Video streaming services and the next evolution of OTT: What about taxes?

Networks like Disney, Discovery, and Viacom are making major headlines as they announce new video streaming services, but what does the news signify from a communications tax and regulatory perspectiv...Continued

Avalara's Communication Unit Bolsters Regulatory Filing Relationships

Avalara's Returns for Communications service will soon provide referrals to regulatory experts for the most complex federal regulatory reporting and compliance...Continued

In New York, Communications Excise Tax Now Applies to Locked Cellphones

The New York Department of Taxation and Finance says cellphones are now subject to communications excise tax when they're locked or otherwise tied to a network....Continued

What are the Latest Communications Tax Implications for IoT?

One of the biggest unknowns facing communications service providers from a tax perspective is the Internet of Things....Continued

Iowa Amazon Prime Ruling Means Streaming Video Service Bundles Are Now Taxable

The Iowa Department of Revenue ruled that Amazon's streaming video service renders Amazon Prime memberships taxable in their entirety. Here's what tax managers need to know. ...Continued

The Key to a Successful FCC Form 477

If you're new to FCC Form 477, you'll be glad to know this one "trick" can save communications service providers from a lot of unnecessary headaches....Continued