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Getting small business excise tax returns right — and right on time

Follow these steps to simplify your excise tax returns process and keep your small business compliant....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

September 2020 sales tax rate changes

Keeping up with sales tax rate changes can be a drain on your business....Continued

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