Sales Tax

Do You Have a Sales Tax Liability? Here Are Your Options.

A NEXT review can help you to determine just how big your potential state sales tax liability is. Depending on the size of the liability, and some other conditions, will determine how you should handle it. Join us as Dan Peisner, CMI, discusses what your options are.

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Sales Tax Nexus and What To Do Next

One of the most frequently asked questions we get is, “I have a business where I have sales in multiple states but I am not sure where I should be collecting sales tax.” I completely understand, especially when so much of the information online can be confusing or contradicting. I invited Dan Peisner back with me to answer this question and talk about what is you need to do NEXT.

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What if You File Your Sales Tax Returns Late Because of the Corona Virus?

For this episode I invited Paul Johnson our VP of Operations here at Peisner Johnson. He has been running our sales tax returns services for the last 5 years. I invited him to come talk to us about what happens if you end up having to file your sales tax returns late because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Did You Register For Sales Tax in Texas but Now You Are Getting Notice to File The Franchise Tax?

If you are registered for sales tax in Texas you may have been getting notices that you should be filing the Texas Franchise Tax return. You may be asking yourself what it is and what you need to to do with it, if anything. Today we are discussing with Dan Peisner what you need to do with this notice.

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State by State Sales Tax: Alabama

Each week I will be highlighting a new state and will be going over their nexus laws, thresholds, how to register for sales tax, how to collect the sales tax, and how we can help you.

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Wednesday’s Nexus Tip #1

Today’s tip is all about economic nexus and physical nexus and deciding which applies to you. I frequently get questions around the lines of, “now that economic nexus is a thing do I need to even consider checking whether or not I have physical nexus?” Short answer “HECK YES IT DOES!”

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Monday’s Sales Tax Audit Tip #1

Sales tax audits are happening more and more frequently. As more business are susceptible to economic nexus laws states are looking to obtain as much revenue as possible.

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Sales Tax and Trade Shows

We recently attended the Silicon Slopes Tech Summit in Salt Lake City. As I walked around and checked out all the different booths, and the cool Arcade setup where they had a Super Smash Brothers tournament, I wondered about sales tax. I spoke with as many people as I could to discover what their company does. I would then ask them about sales tax, and of course they weren’t sure what they did for sales tax. I don’t blame them, they aren’t the ones in charge of the sales tax in their business. I wondered though, what the sales tax nexus implications were for being an exhibitor at a trade show. This is what I learned.

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Marketplace Facilitators and How They Affect Your Business

Marketplace Facilitator Laws have been around for a few years and I can’t say that it’s any less confusing now. I get a lot of questions, and have many conversations, about marketplace facilitator laws, and sometimes I get confused myself. We live in the age of information, thanks to the internet, and all this information can get complicated. I hope that in today’s episode I can make things less confusing.

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What You Should Be Doing To Examine Your Sales Tax Footprint For 2020

2018 was a big year for sales tax. No one could have predicted that sales tax would have gone all the way to the supreme court. 2019 Saw some unprecedented amount of sales tax changes. We now have two separate forms of nexus, physical and economic, to worry about. I can’t and won’t try to predict what will happen in 2020 but I want to give you a few things to look at going into the new year to help you to determine your sales tax footprint and get you going in the right direction for 2020.

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