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Cost Free
Presentation Length 1.0 hour

Recorded DateJanuary 23, 2019
CPE:Not available
(archived webinars do not offer CPE credits)
Subject AreaTaxes (Sales Tax)
Course LevelBasic
Series: Sales Tax, Taxes
Course Description

What would you do in the event of a sales tax audit? All the sudden you start having doubts about your sales tax collection, exemption certificates, use tax, and you wonder, “am I ready for this?”. Nobody likes a sales tax audit…unless you’re an auditor. That’s why we here at Peisner Johnson want to help explain what you can do to avoid costly penalties, interest, and to keep your business audit ready. In this webinar we will go through all of these topics and more so you no longer have to fear a sales tax audit!

Andrew H. Johnson, CPA who is very well versed in the field of sales tax will break down the essential do’s and don’ts before (and after) the auditor comes knocking. Join us for an 1.5 hour long webinar that will undoubtedly be beneficial to your business and your future!

Learning Objectives:

  • The most common audit red flags

  • What to do if you receive an audit notice

  • How to avoid the most common audit pitfalls

  • The ONE document you should never provide an auditor

  • How to avoid penalties and even possibly some interest

  • Why exemption certificates are the easiest things to audit

  • What the auditor is going to want to see

  • How to protect yourself from future audits

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Andy graduated with a master’s degree in accounting with emphasis in Taxation from Brigham Young University. He began his career in state taxation with Arthur Anderson, then after 4 years at Arthur Anderson, he partnered with Jerry Peisner and in 1992 founded Peisner Johnson & Company, LLP. Andy is an experienced professional in state and local tax matters and has consulted hundreds of companies in virtually every industry across the country. He is also a member of the AICPA and the Texas Society of CPAs. Peisner Johnson, founded in 1992, is the largest national CPA firm that is focused entirely on solving state and local tax issues. Peisner Johnson is comprised of former state auditors and other professionals with years of state and local tax experience. Peisner Johnson has experience with clients of all sizes, in all industries and currently works in all 50 states, U.S. territories and Canadian Provinces.

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.