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STEP 1 OF 5

Registration obligations

Registration savings

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Step 2: Tax rates and rules

How do you spend time on this?
  • Researching changes in state sales tax laws
  • Checking economic nexus thresholds (registration requirements triggered by sales volume into a state)
  • Mapping sales activity to state requirements

Step 2: Tax rates and rules

STEP 2 OF 5

Tax rates and rules

Tax rates savings

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Step 1: Registration obligations

Step 3: Sales tax returns

How do you spend time on this?
  • Studying product taxability for multiple jurisdictions
  • Updating rate tables
  • Fixing tax-related errors

Per the Aberdeen Group report

  • Small and midsize companies (annual revenue of $50M–$1B) typically spend 29 hours per month
  • Large companies (annual revenue of $1B+) typically spend 143 hours per month

 

Step 1: Registration obligations

Step 3: Sales tax returns

STEP 3 OF 5

Sales tax returns

Returns savings

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Step 2: Tax rates and rules

Step 4: Exemption certificates

How do you spend time on this?
  • Researching tax forms and filing requirements
  • Reconciling sales data and reporting
  • Filling out state forms and remitting taxes
  • Amending tax returns and notice management

Per the Aberdeen Group report

 

  • Small and mid-size companies (annual revenue of $50M-$1B) typically spend 35 hours per month
  • Large companies (annual revenue of $1B+) typically spend 175 hours per month

 

Step 2: Tax rates and rules

Step 4: Exemption certificates

STEP 4 OF 5

Exemption certificates

Exemption savings

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Step 3: Sales tax returns

Step 5: Potential tax liability

How do you spend time on this?
  • Collecting, reviewing, and validating new certificates
  • Renewing expired certificates and updating customer records 
  • Addressing errors, complaints, credits, and rebilling

Per the Aberdeen Group report

  • Small and midsize companies (annual revenue of $50M-$1B) typically spend 11 hours per month
  • Large companies (annual revenue of $1B+) typically spend 67 hours per month

Step 3: Sales tax returns

Step 5: Potential tax liability

STEP 5 OF 5

Potential tax liability

Tax liability

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Step 4: Exemption certificates

How do you spend time on this?

Does your business have sales in states where it isn’t registered for sales tax? Estimate the total annual sales revenue here.

We apply an average sales tax rate of 8% to your total annual sales in states where you are not registered for sales tax, and then add a 15% penalty on top. The total is your potential annual tax liability.

 

(Y x .08) + ((Y x .08)(0.15)) = Z

Step 4: Exemption certificates

Total potential annual savings: {totalsavings} Savings breakdown

How can I take advantage of these savings?

Manual labor savings

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Potential tax liability

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Step 5: Potential tax liability

Manual labor costs

Based on $55/hour per the Aberdeen Group report1

Calculated liability is based on an average sales tax rate of 8% plus a 15% penalty

How can I take advantage of these savings?

Step 5: Potential tax liability

The information provided by this calculator is intended to be a rough approximation only. The estimate shown here may not reflect actual time and cost savings.

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