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Sales and Use Tax

5 ways to fail a tax audit

Did you know there are ways to ensure you spend more time, money, and resources than necessary during an audit? It’s true. ...Continued

The difference between sales tax and use tax

There’s more to sales tax compliance than sales tax. Most businesses also have to deal with use tax, which comes in two types: consumer use tax and seller use tax. ...Continued

Vendor discounts for filing sales tax on time in 2019

If the threat of penalties and interest charges doesn’t motivate you to file and remit sales tax on time, perhaps a timely filing incentive will....Continued

Economic nexus laws may expose taxpayers to past tax liability

With remote seller sales tax laws sweeping the nation, businesses are taking a closer look at where they need to be collecting and remitting sales tax....Continued

2019 sales tax holidays

Though the first sales tax holiday of 2019 won't happen until mid-February, it's never too early to think about how your business will handle tax-free periods....Continued

Monthly 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

2019 sales tax changes

2018 was an exciting year for sales tax. 2019 promises to be the same. ...Continued

Sales tax registration 101

All businesses are required to register with the state tax authority before collecting and remitting sales tax....Continued

Colorado offers a period of grace for those that need it

Significant sales tax changes took effect in Colorado on December 1, 2018. Businesses needing more time to comply with these new rules now have it. ...Continued

Pennsylvania to tax craft brews starting July 2019

Manufacturers of malt and brewed beverages in Pennsylvania will be required to charge tax on all their brews starting July 1, 2019. Yet other retailers don’t tax their retail sales of malt or brewed b...Continued