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Sales Tax Automation: Your 2021 Guide


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Presentation Length 1.0 hour

Recorded DateMarch 3, 2021
CPE:Not available
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Subject AreaTaxes (Sales Tax)
Course LevelBasic
Course Description

In 2020, COVID-19 forced many businesses to quickly realign and shift focus to survive—causing changes which likely impacted their sales tax obligations. Whether it was working with fewer resources, switching to a work-from-home environment, or adapting sales models to account for increased e-commerce demand, these changes cemented the need for automation to increase efficiency, especially for sales tax compliance.

All of the transformations that businesses underwent in 2020 made compliance more complicated and time-consuming than ever. So, automating your sales tax can help you meet those challenges by ensuring accuracy in calculations and filing as well as freeing up your teams to focus on higher-value projects. As we transition into 2021, now is the perfect time to assess your tax compliance strategy and set your business up for success.

Join us in our upcoming webinar as we explore the ins and outs of sales tax automation. We'll discuss who can benefit the most from automation and identify the ideal time to automate.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Identify new sales tax compliance challenges created by COVID-19

  • Determine ways that automation can reduce or eliminate the burden of maintaining compliance

  • Identify how pursuing tax automation could help your business maximize ROI

  • Identify how to use our tips to identify and implement the right automation software

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Matthew Hammond

National Sales Manager
(919) 627-9784


Matt joined Avalara in 2014 as a sales associate. He is now a national sales manager and focuses on helping small businesses understand and simplify sales tax requirements through automation. Matt lives in Raleigh and holds a degree in Human Relations from High Point University.

About Our Presenter

Avalara helps businesses of all sizes achieve compliance with transactional taxes, including sales and use, VAT, excise, communications, and other tax types. The company delivers comprehensive, automated, cloud-based solutions that are designed to be fast, accurate, and easy to use. We automate and simplify governmental compliance processes, including tax determination, exemption certificate management, and tax return preparation, filing, and remittance. Avalara’s Compliance Cloud™ platform helps customers manage complicated and burdensome tax compliance obligations imposed by state, local, and other taxing authorities throughout the world. Avalara offers more than 500 hundred pre-built connectors into leading accounting, ERP, ecommerce and other business applications making the integration of tax and compliance solutions easy for customers. Each year, the company processes billions of indirect tax transactions for customers and users, files more than a million tax returns and other compliance documents.