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Cost Free
Presentation Length 1.5 hours

Recorded DateOctober 9, 2014
CPE:Not available
(archived webinars do not offer CPE credits)
Subject AreaTaxes (Sales Tax)
Course LevelBasic
Course Description

Sales Tax and the Internet Merchant. One third of state revenues are derived from sales tax, making internet merchants a likely target for statue auditors. The Marketplace Fairness Act and related legislation will grant federal permission to the states to require the collection of sales tax by remote sellers – including internet merchants. This webinar will cover the responsibilities and liabilities of internet merchants when it comes to sales tax compliance and provide easy to implement strategies to assist you in reporting sales tax accurately while reducing your exposure in an audit.

Learning Objectives

  • Determine appropriate Nexus – and Nexus triggering events

  • Understand the current tax landscape and how special taxing jurisdictions, including state tax holidays affect tax compliance

  • The steps your business needs to have in place to properly collect and remit sales tax

  • Identify whether or not their state is an SST State and how it affects sales tax compliance

  • Understand the different automation solutions available and how they help with sales tax compliance

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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.