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Cost Free
Presentation Length 1.5 hours

Recorded DateMarch 13, 2014
CPE:Not available
(archived webinars do not offer CPE credits)
Subject AreaTaxes (Sales Tax)
Course LevelBasic
Course Description

Debates over online sales tax and related statutory rules and rate changes have vaulted sales and use tax compliance to the top of every savvy businessperson’s 2014 action list. Understanding how to implement safeguards and systems, monitor widely varying statutory rules, and find efficient ways to collect and remit the right sales and use tax to the right jurisdiction at the right time, can baffle even the most compliance-minded businessperson.

Developed by Avalara tax experts, this webinar will cover the top ten sales and use tax tips will help your business develop an effective proactive sales tax strategy long before the auditor knocks on your door. These tips are a starting point to address sales and use tax compliance in 2014. Learning Objectives include:
• Understanding Sales Tax Compliance When Selling into new states
• The Sales Tax Implications of Selling over the Web
• How Selling New Products & Services Impacts Your Tax Liability
• How Failing to adapt compliance activities to changing rules and regulations increases your audit risk

As Congress reconsiders federal legislation to require remote sellers (including online retailers) to collect sales tax, companies might find themselves on the wrong side of an audit notice. Keeping pace with the vast array of tax requirements requires determination, intelligence, and the right tools. Join this webinar and learn what you can do to stay ahead.

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Jordan Lang is Avalara’s in-house Sales Tax Expert in the QuickBooks and Sage 50 market spaces, bringing numerous years of experience in the Finance and Technology industries. He specializes in bringing sales tax automation to businesses of any size and using many different software solutions. Jordan brings a wealth of experience including an extensive background in financial reporting and analytical process efficiency in business accounting. The University of Kansas is his alma mater, where he earned his degree in Finance and Business Administration.

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.