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How to handle sales tax on shipping: A state-by-state guide

Now more than ever, retailers rely on shipping to get their goods into the hands of consumers. This state-by-state guide reveals which states tax delivery charges....Continued

Tax relief for people and businesses affected by hurricanes and wildfires

Extensions are available for many businesses and individuals unable to file and pay taxes on time due to a natural disaster....Continued

Colorado aims to simplify local sales tax collection for remote sellers

Technology is key to simplifying remote sales tax compliance in Colorado....Continued

Who’s liable for sales tax when a marketplace sale in California involves a drop shipper?

California's marketplace facilitator law isn't in sync with its rule on drop shipments....Continued

Massachusetts sales tax holidays can’t last forever – Wacky Tax Wednesday

A savvy retailer figures out how to exempt sales made prior to a sales tax holiday — until the tax department catches on and gets involved....Continued

Filing sales tax returns doesn’t have to be a pain point for small businesses

With economic nexus laws creating new sales tax obligations for small businesses, filing sales tax manually has become extremely burdensome....Continued

August Roundup: Sales tax laws you need to know

While you focus on your business, we stay on top of legislative and policy changes that can affect your sales tax compliance....Continued

Taxation is the rule; tax exemption is the exception – Wacky Tax Wednesday

When in doubt about taxation, remember the golden rule: Tax exemption is the exception....Continued

Do exempt sales count toward state economic nexus thresholds?

Even businesses that deal primarily in exempt transactions can have new registration requirements as a result of the Wayfair ruling and subsequent state economic nexus laws. ...Continued