Indirect Tax

CRTRA Conference Recap: FLSA, ACA Reporting and Sales Tax Challenges

August 2, 2016, 9:27 am EDT in Affordable Care Act, Blog, Indirect Tax

Recently, we attended the 2016 CRTRA Conference in Vail, Colorado. Along with the beautiful scenery, we were very impressed with the level of engagement at the Chain Restaurant Total Rewards Association and thoroughly enjoyed our time talking to people throughout the industry.We understand that Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is...

Czech Republic

Anti-Fraud Measures in the Czech Republic: Conflict and Controversy

August 1, 2016, 9:32 am EDT in Blog, Indirect Tax, Value-Added Tax

The principle of open borders between European Member States, leading to a single, united economy, is at the very heart of the European Single Market, including the Czech Republic, which is a member. But the lack of cross-border trade barriers has hidden drawbacks. Since its inception, the Single Market has...

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The Challenges of Simplification – Transaction Privilege Tax Reporting in Arizona

June 20, 2016, 10:09 am EDT in Blog, Indirect Tax

The Arizona Department of Revenue (DOR) has been working toward the objective of simplifying the way that taxpayers report the Arizona Transaction Privilege Tax (TPT) for all localities (program and non-program) within the state. Arizona intended for the state DOR to become the single point of licensing, filing and payment...

IRCE

What We Learned at IRCE 2016

June 15, 2016, 9:40 am EDT in Blog, Indirect Tax

From June 7-9, Sovos was at the Internet Retailer Conference and Exhibition (IRCE) in Chicago. Technology solutions abounded over this three-day conference, solving everything from order management to email campaigns.One common thread in the breakout sessions and exhibition hall was: Automate! Retailers are looking to accomplish more with fewer resources...

beverage tax

Yukon, Canada Expanding its Beverage Container Regulations

June 14, 2016, 10:30 am EDT in Blog, Indirect Tax

Effective August 11, 2016, the Province of Yukon, Canada is expanding and complicating the scope of its beverage container regulations.By way of background, Canadian provincial beverage rules usually provide a distinction between beverage containers greater than 1 liter (L) and those less than a liter. For example, in Alberta, most...