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Sovos Partners with Magento Commerce to Accurately Determine Sales Tax and Improve Filing Processes for Merchants

As a Magento Select Technology Partner, Sovos will help streamline sales and use tax compliance for rapidly growing e-commerce businesses of all sizes. April 20, 2018 — Sovos, a global tax compliance and reporting software leader, announced today that it has been named a Magento Select Technology Partner to improve sales tax determination and filing […]

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Simplify Exemption Certificate Management and Establish an Audit Defense

Sales and use tax exemption certificate management is critical to creating an effective tax compliance process for manufacturers and wholesalers. As states move forward with employing technology-driven compliance requirements and enforcement measures to maximize revenues, manufacturers and wholesalers can expect an impact to their bottom lines and profitability due to penalties, interest and fees if […]

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Wayfair Weighs in on Upcoming Nexus Litigation

In just a few short days (on April 17) the United States Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case of South Dakota v. Wayfair Inc. At stake is the future of the “physical presence” standard in determining a retailer’s obligation to collect and remit state and local sales tax throughout the country. While […]

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Accounts Payable Process Improvement with Use Tax Automation

Allocating business profits for audit penalties because your accounts payable process has traditionally incurred sales and use tax fines and penalties is no way to grow a business. In a recent webinar, “Building a Scalable Process for Use Tax Compliance,” experts from both Sovos and Grant Thornton discussed the market trends and risks related to […]

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Wayfair Decision is Clear and Present Danger to Sales Tax Status Quo

These days, if you put two or more sales tax professionals into a room, it won’t be long before the conversation turns to the South Dakota v. Wayfair case currently scheduled for oral arguments before the Supreme Court on April 17. In fact, with 38 Amicus Curiae briefs filed to date, it feels like the […]

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The Best Accounts Payable Automation Software Still Needs Tax Compliance

Procure-to-Pay Challenges Accounts payable within large, distributed businesses can be a complex, disconnected process involving many different departments. Magnify this complexity with the numerous types of business assets and materials your employees are purchasing across the country from various suppliers for multiple locations and uses, and you have a recipe for sales and use tax […]

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Streamlining Accounts Payable Internal Controls with Audit Accuracy

If you’re interested in improving your accounts payable internal controls while streamlining your use tax self-assessment process, look no further than Sovos Use Tax Manager. Many companies have begun digital transformations to automate their procure-to-pay processes, moving away from paper invoicing. Regardless of how they are managing the process today, automation is still not enough. […]

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Sovos Announces Cloud Solution to Improve Accuracy of Use Tax Payments on Purchases

Sovos Use Tax Manager enables organizations to reduce the risks and costs associated in notoriously error-prone use tax management processes March 5, 2018, LAS VEGAS [SAP Ariba Live] — Sovos, a global leader in tax compliance and regulatory reporting software, today announced Sovos Use Tax Manager, a cloud-based solution that automates use tax determination reconciliation […]

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Sales and Use Tax Trends 2018 – A Shifting Landscape Webinar Recap

For corporate tax professionals concerned with 2018 tax trends and maintaining sales and use tax compliance with the numerous changes in the tax compliance landscape in the U.S. this past year – as well as those emerging on the horizon, – our Webinar, “U.S. Sales and Use Tax Trends 2018 – A Shifting Landscape,” was […]

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South Dakota Nexus Rule Unique Facts – Video Insights via Chuck TV

Charles Maniace, Director of Regulatory Analysis, Sovos, discusses the unique facts surrounding the South Dakota nexus rule given the Supreme Court decided to revisit the 1992 Quill v North Dakota case (that limits a states’ tax authority over online sales based on physical presence or nexus in-state) based on a law adopted in South Dakota. […]

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Implications on Business if Quill Doctrine Overturned – Video Insights via Chuck TV

Charles Maniace, Director of Regulatory Analysis, Sovos, discusses what it would mean for businesses if the Supreme Court decided to overturn the 1992 Quill v North Dakota case that limits a states’ tax authority over online sales based on physical presence or nexus in-state. Chuck TV – Episode III   Episode IV – Quill v North […]

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Supreme Court Revisits Online Sales Nexus – Video Insights via Chuck TV

Charles Maniace, Director of Regulatory Analysis, Sovos, discusses what it means to you that the Supreme Court decided to revisit the 1992 Quill v North Dakota case that limits a states’ tax authority over online sales based on physical presence or nexus in-state. Chuck TV – Episode I   Check out Episode II – South […]

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Quill v North Dakota Revisited – Manufacturing Implications via Chuck TV

Charles Maniace, Director of Regulatory Analysis, Sovos, discusses what it would mean for manufacturers if the Supreme Court decided to overturn the 1992 Quill v North Dakota case that limits a states’ tax authority over online sales based on physical presence or nexus in-state. Chuck TV – Episode IV   Episode V – “Cookie Nexus” Impact […]

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“Cookie Nexus” Impact on Quill v North Dakota Case – Chuck TV

Charles Maniace, Director of Regulatory Analysis, Sovos, discusses how the recent “cookie rule” could impact the Supreme Court who decided to revisit the 1992 Quill v North Dakota case that limits a states’ tax authority over online sales based on physical presence or nexus in-state. Chuck TV – Episode V   Episode I – Supreme […]

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7 Reasons to Automate the Tax Exemption Certificate Process

Tax exemption certificate processes are often a significant, arduous challenge for many larger manufacturers and wholesalers that still manage certificates in a manual and time-consuming manner. This often results in missing, lost or outdated certificates that can lead to significant audit risk. Auditors know this and generally, tax exemption certificate processes are the first and […]

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Supreme Court to Decide Fate of Sales Tax in the Digital Age

In a move that seemed inevitable since the first dot-com sale was completed, on January 12, the United States Supreme Court agreed to hear a case through which they will re-consider the primacy of “physical presence” in determining a sellers’ obligation to collect and remit sales tax across the country. Businesses need to immediately begin […]

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Tax Exemption Certificate Management – Top 10 Practices Improve Compliance

Regardless of what products you sell or what service you provide, managing sales and use tax exemptions is a critical part of a strong tax compliance process. However, tax exemption certificate management often falls through the cracks, opening the door for confusion, lost time, audits, penalties and additional expenses for both your business and your […]

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Sovos Demonstrates Effective Tax Compliance for Wholesaler Goodin Company

Goodin Company adds Sovos Global Tax Determination to their ERP to increase accuracy, reduce penalties, and free up staff time. The Company Goodin Company is the “Source of Supply” for plumbing, heating, and air conditioning parts for residential, commercial, and industrial builders, plumbers, and contractors. Their fully computerized sales transaction system allows employees direct access to […]

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