The COVID-19 pandemic had a dramatic effect on the landscape of sales tax in 2020 and continues to impact tax policy in 2021. Over the last six months, some states have extended tax relief efforts, others have adopted economic nexus laws, and others have started taxing digital advertisements.
Join this webinar to learn more about sales tax changes in the first half of 2021 and what to expect for the rest of the year. Hear from Avalara Vice President of U.S. Tax Policy and Government Relations Scott Peterson as he walks us through the latest tax legislation and what’s on the docket for the remainder of the year.
Scott Peterson is Avalara’s Vice President of U.S. Tax Policy and Government Relations. Prior to Avalara, he was the first Executive Director of the Streamlined Sales Tax Governing Board—an organization devoted to making sales tax more straightforward and more uniform for the benefit of businesses. Scott also spent 10 years as the Director of the South Dakota Sales Tax Division and 12 years providing research and legal writing for the South Dakota Legislature.