Black Friday by the Numbers [Infographic]

November 26, 2014

Blurring the line between Black Friday and Cyber Monday

With online and mobile shopping growing exponentially and blurring the line between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, it’s important that your sales tax determination software is able to accurately handle the expected volume wherever your customers are buying; online, in a store, or over the phone.

The holiday shopping rush can mean the difference between ‘in the red’ and ‘in the black’ for many retailers.  Incorrect calculations or slowed transaction time can undo all of your careful planning and result in penalties, bad press, and loss of critical online sales. Additionally, inaccurate sales tax calculation can result in lost profits due to the volume of transactions during the biggest shopping event of the year!

Download our Black Friday/Cyber Monday infographic to see just how critical accurate sales tax calculation can be this season.


Retailers can reduce the work and expenses incurred by administering to state and local requirements with Taxware’s:

  • Powerful Determination Tools – manage tax compliance needs regardless of complexity, type of retail environment, over thousands of locations in which you operate across the globe
  • Superior POS Functionality – extremely fast processing speeds
  • Superior Tax Content – proprietary and robust content that’s updated regularly for accuracy
  • Easy Implementation and Use – flexible deployment, any situation, any size retail operation

Taxware is a market-leading solution for retailers to manage tax compliance, limit audit exposure, and reduce costs. To learn how Taxware can help your retail business, schedule a conversation with Taxware today.

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Sovos was built to solve the complexities of the digital transformation of tax, with complete, connected offerings for tax determination, continuous transaction controls, tax reporting and more. Sovos customers include half the Fortune 500, as well as businesses of every size operating in more than 70 countries. The company’s SaaS products and proprietary Sovos S1 Platform integrate with a wide variety of business applications and government compliance processes. Sovos has employees throughout the Americas and Europe, and is owned by Hg and TA Associates.
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