Over the last decade, more and more states are legislating that businesses charge sales tax on more and more services.
With the dramatic increase of the sales of services over tangible goods, cash strapped states are looking for more and creative ways to get their share of the revenue. Knowing which states have taken the approach of taxing more services is important to understand, and a major topic of this webinar.
Knowing what gets taxed and what goes tax free is half the battle. Allow sales tax guru Scott Peterson break down the new rules and demystify an issue that many companies struggle with.
"Really enjoyed Scott's presentation - very knowledgeable, very easy to understand."
"The webinar was very informative."
"Excellent presentation withe a knowledgeable presenter. Deciphering the state sales tax regulations to understand they types of services that are taxable is never an easy task."
"Very helpful presentation in understanding the ways the states view sales taxes."
"Glad to hear that Avalara exists as this seminar woke me up to the complexities of sales tax compliance."
"Excellent webinar. Found it to be very informative. Scott Peterson knows his subject!"
Scott Peterson is Director of Government Affairs for Avalara. He joined Avalara in November 2012 after almost 7 years as the first Executive Director of the Streamlined Sales Tax Governing Board. At Streamline Scott was the chief operating officer of an organization of state governments working to make their individual sales tax systems simpler and more uniform. Prior to Streamline Scott was the Director of Sales Tax for the South Dakota Department of Revenue. In that position Scott was responsible for the day-to-day management of the state’s sales tax, the sales tax for 205 cities and 4 tribal governments, and directed the administration’s sales tax policy.