Enterprise Sales Tax

Massachusetts Economic Nexus

Massachusetts Adopts an Economic Nexus Standard For Remote Sellers and Vendors

April 20, 2017, 12:42 pm EDT in Blog, Enterprise Sales Tax

Remote sales continue to be an ongoing concern for vendors trying to stay compliant with state and local taxing authorities.  Massachusetts joins a growing list of states that have adopted their own laws and regulations.On April 3, Massachusetts joined the ranks of states defying the Quill decision with its variation...

Sovos Joins Salesforce Partner Program to Drive Customer Success by Simplifying Sales Tax Compliance for Online Sellers with Salesforce Commerce Cloud

April 7, 2017, 8:30 am EDT in Enterprise Sales Tax, News, Press Releases

Sovos delivers certified, pre-built integration to help Commerce Cloud customers quickly expand their geographic and product footprints with enterprise class sales tax compliance tools.Sovos, a leading provider of software that helps global brands reduce the burden and risk of tax compliance, today announced that it has joined the Salesforce Partner...

IT server room

4 Trends Impacting IT Teams’ Ability to Support Sales and Use Tax Compliance

April 3, 2017, 5:50 pm EDT in Blog, Enterprise Sales Tax

This summary of our Sovos Tax Tuesday webinar addresses the challenges that IT managers face, and solutions to managing sales and use tax compliance.On March 28, I was joined by Chuck Maniace and Mark Christenson to present a webinar on challenges to IT managers in supporting sales and use tax...

No More Loopholes: Amazon officially collects sales tax in every state that requires it.

No More Loopholes: Amazon officially collects sales tax in every state that requires it. But why?

March 24, 2017, 2:15 pm EDT in Blog, Enterprise Sales Tax

Amazon sellers will now have to collect and remit sales tax in every state in which it is required. What are the business implications?Amazon completed its 180-degree turn on sales tax policy this week, agreeing to voluntarily collect sales and use tax in every state that imposes such requirements. While...

Salt Lake City Utah

Sales Tax Legislation in Wyoming and Utah – Has Nexus Reached Its Tipping Point?

February 27, 2017, 12:00 pm EDT in Blog, Enterprise Sales Tax

Proposed bills and rules around nexus are being discussed and debated in state capitals across the country.The evolution of ecommerce continues to place pressure on the nexus standard. As states search for avenues to collect and remit tax, businesses face expanded sales tax compliance responsibilities.With recent proposed legislation, both Utah...

Top 5 Filing Challenges: Webinar recap and attendee responses

Top 5 Filing Challenges: Webinar Recap and Attendee Responses

February 23, 2017, 4:20 pm EDT in Blog, Enterprise Sales Tax

In our most recent Tax Tuesday webinar, Ashley Brody and I took a hard look at the most common filing challenges facing today’s manufacturers.  We described the trends that we hear about every day from tax professionals and recommended some best practices for staying on top of rapidly changing filing...

Milwaukee County, Wisconsin applies exposition tax to prepared foods.

Wisconsin’s Milwaukee County Applies “Exposition Tax” on Prepared Food

February 10, 2017, 12:00 pm EDT in Blog, Enterprise Sales Tax

The City of Milwaukee created the “Wisconsin Center Tax District” for the purpose of acquiring and managing exposition center facilities. This local exposition district adopted several taxes to fund these facilities.Some examples of the newly-imposed taxes include a 0.5 percent food and beverage tax, a 2.5 percent basic room...

Remote sellers can plan for pending legislation on sales tax

Remote Sellers: What You Can Do to Prepare for Pending Legislation

February 6, 2017, 4:40 pm EDT in Blog, Enterprise Sales Tax

Tax reporting rules for remote sellers may change if Congress approves pending federal legislation. Sellers should prepare for the potential impacts of these changes. How Remote Sellers Can Prepare for Pending Sales Tax Legislation States are struggling to capture lost sales tax revenue, but many have made attempts to change existing rules...