Answered: The Most Commonly Asked Questions about Sales Tax
Our leading tax policy expert answers the questions we're most commonly asked about sales tax
There's no denying sales tax is complex. Rules vary by state, and determining whether or not you're even required to collect and remit in a state can seem daunting. We know you've got questions. That's why we compiled some of the most common questions we get asked about sales tax and answered them in this one-hour presentation.
- The simple activities that can require your business to collect and remit sales tax in a state ... even without physical presence
- When sellers on marketplace facilitators like Amazon and Etsy are required to collect sales tax, and when they're not
- Tips to streamline your sales tax compliance processes
Duration: One hour
About the speaker
Scott Peterson, Vice President of U.S. Tax Policy and Government Relations, Avalara
Scott Peterson was the first executive director of the Streamlined Sales Tax Governing Board. For seven years, he acted as the chief operating officer of an organization devoted to making sales tax simpler and more uniform for the benefit of business. Scott also spent 10 years as director of the South Dakota Sales Tax Division and 12 years providing research and legal writing for the South Dakota Legislature. He's been with Avalara since 2012 and serves as the go-to resource for all things related to tax policy.