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How to streamline sales tax compliance in ecommerce platforms

Selling online is essential today, so your ecommerce store needs to be able to handle sales tax wherever you do business....Continued

Former UK Chancellor of the Exchequer to speak at Avalara Indirect Tax Summit 2020

Avalara will open its indirect tax summit, Inspire Digital 2020, with a keynote from former Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond. ...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

How to get started in ecommerce

Ecommerce provides a viable alternative for businesses forced to close their doors to slow the spread of COVID-19....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

Municipal taxes v. streaming services: When old tax structures meet new technologies

Viewers today are cutting the cable cord in favor of streaming services — and that’s cutting into state and local tax revenue....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

DTC shippers face new tax compliance challenges thanks to economic nexus laws

How has the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. affected DTC shippers of beer, wine, and spirits?...Continued

Using technology can improve customer experience and build loyalty

With the right tools, online sellers can offer unparalleled customer service....Continued