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Changes and clarifications to Iowa sales tax

Iowa lawmakers have clarified how sales tax pertains to everything from snowmobiles to white-tailed deer....Continued

How to handle sales tax when closing a business temporarily or permanently

Whether your business is closing for a few months or forever, you need to understand your sales tax obligations....Continued

2020 sales tax changes midyear update: Wayfair edition

It’s been two years since South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. What's the impact on states and businesses?...Continued

Georgia to tax vaping products in 2021

Vaping products are getting taxed in a growing number of states, including Georgia....Continued

The small business challenges of achieving accurate, timely excise tax returns

Every distributor and petroleum marketer knows how difficult it can be to file accurate, timely excise tax returns. These are the pitfalls to avoid....Continued

The bumpy road to taxing transportation services in Georgia – Wacky Tax Wednesday

Taxi services used to be subject to sales tax in Georgia, but Lyft and Uber rides weren't. How did they all come to be treated the same?...Continued

Jayme Fishman Joins Avalara as Executive Vice President of Corporate Development

Avalara today announced the appointment of tax technology and consulting veteran Jayme Fishman as its new executive vice president of corporate development. ...Continued

New remote finance team? Automation can help

Cloud computing solutions are generally more flexible, mobile, and secure than on-site systems — and essential when employees work from home....Continued

Louisiana releases updated guidance for wine direct shippers

There is new tax compliance information for out-of-state DTC wine shippers doing business in Louisiana. ...Continued

COVID-19 surcharges subject to South Carolina sales tax

Because of the coronavirus, some businesses are adding fees to deliveries, pickup orders, and takeout meals. In South Carolina, such fees are taxable....Continued