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Presentation Length 1.0 hour

Recorded DateOctober 10, 2018
CPE:Not available
(archived webinars do not offer CPE credits)
Subject AreaTaxes (Sales Tax)
Course LevelBasic
Series: Sales Tax, Taxes
Course Description

Idaho is playing hard ball with non-collecting remote retailers. The state imposed a click-through nexus law that took effect on July 1, 2018. They quickly followed up with 500 non-compliant out-of-state sellers to remind them of their obligation to collect and remit Idaho sales tax.
What happens when sales tax enforcement in the 45 remaining states that impose state level sales taxes catch up to Idaho? Businesses are well advised that they better be ready. With potentially 300 million potential buyers across the U.S. buying from out-of-state sellers, that could be a lot of notices.
eSales tax collection falls to vendors. It always has, starting with brick and mortar sales, which have historically been taxed at the point of sale and passed on to the government. As eSales in the marketplace expanded, so too has the onus of collection for vendors.
If your business or your client’s business has a sales tax duty, you have to comply, whether you like it or not. Every tax dollar a business fails to collect is another dollar they are on the hook for.
Join sales tax expert Judy Vorndran as she discusses the steps necessary to build a timeless framework for sales tax compliance that:

  • Centrally manages sales tax data.

  • Prepares documents for production.

  • Implements a system to manage and reduce risk.

Learn how to identify the various elements to consider in creating a timeless framework for sales tax compliance. Don’t miss this session!

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Judy Vorndran, Esq, CPA

Tax Ops, LLC
State and Local Tax Partner


Judy Vorndran leads the state and local tax (SALT) practice at TaxOps, helping clients navigate the morass of SALT issues with the goal of making it less “Taxing!”. She is a recognized thought leader and award-winning instructor to clients and tax professionals alike with a steady focus on finding ways to simplify complex SALT issues and areas of state tax controversy. Judy monitors the legislative, judicial, and regulatory tax landscape to assess the tax impact on businesses, and has helped successfully change the laws in a number of states and jurisdictions. Previously, Judy was the first National Tax Resource at a Top 100 CPA Firm, where she launched the firm’s SALT practice. She also spent 14 years exclusively focusing on SALT at PwC and Deloitte, extensively traveling the U.S. helping clients implement best practices and reduce SALT risks.

About Our Sponsor

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.