Sales Tax


Laws on sales tax vary greatly and can be equally confusing for businesses and their accountants.                                          

“Sales tax” is a tax on the sales price of goods and services sold at retail. While the consumer pays it, the seller must calculate, collect, file, and remit the tax to state and local authorities. Other names for sales tax include transaction privilege tax, gross receipts tax, general excise tax, retailer’s occupation tax, gross retail tax, and consumer sales tax. There are more than 12,000 sales tax jurisdictions in the United States, and each is associated with a specific tax rate. Use the interactive map below to see the rates that matter to your business.

These courses help break down the larger issues to properly address sales tax rules and strategies.

Live CPE Webinars

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May 23, 2018 12:00PM EDT
E-COMMERCE ESSENTIALS SALES TAX SERIES: SALES TAX TIPS FOR MARKET PLACE SELLERS
Joni Johnson-Powe (TAXNOLOGI SOLUTIONS, LLC)
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1.0
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May 29, 2018 04:00PM EDT
HOW AND WHY COMPANIES GET PICKED FOR SALES TAX AUDITS
Joseph N Endres (HODGSON RUSS LLP)
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1.5
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May 31, 2018 11:00AM EDT
MAKE SALES TAX A STRATEGY, NOT AN AFTERTHOUGHT
Judy Vorndran, Esq, CPA (TAX OPS, LLC)
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1.0
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June 5, 2018 10:00AM EDT
1.0
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June 6, 2018 02:00PM EDT
1.0
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June 7, 2018 01:00PM EDT
NUTS & BOLTS OF SALES TAX SERIES: AUDIT MANAGEMENT BEST PRACTICES
Carolynn Kranz (INDUSTRY SALES TAX SOLUTIONS)
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1.0
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June 12, 2018 12:00PM EDT
MANAGING MULTISTATE SALES TAX RISK ON DROP SHIPMENTS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
Michael Dillon (DILLON TAX CONSULTING)
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June 13, 2018 12:00PM EDT
NUTS & BOLTS OF SALES TAX SERIES: TAXABILITY DETERMINATIONS
Carolynn Kranz (INDUSTRY SALES TAX SOLUTIONS)
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June 14, 2018 11:00AM EDT
SALES TAX EXEMPTIONS FOR MANUFACTURERS
Mark A Loyd, CPA (BINGHAM GREENEBAUM DOLL)
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1.0
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June 19, 2018 02:00PM EDT
BRAND NEW COURSE!
ASK THE SALES TAX EXPERT: HOW AMAZON, EBAY, AND ETSY SELLERS MANAGE SALES TAX
Joni Johnson-Powe (TAXNOLOGI SOLUTIONS, LLC)
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June 20, 2018 02:00PM EDT
BRAND NEW COURSE!
2018 MID-YEAR SALES TAX CHANGES
Scott Peterson (AVALARA)
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June 20, 2018 03:00PM EDT
NUTS & BOLTS OF SALES TAX SERIES: SITUSING THE SALE
Carolynn Kranz (INDUSTRY SALES TAX SOLUTIONS)
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July 17, 2018 12:00PM EDT
AVOID THESE TAX COMPLIANCE NIGHTMARES
Dawn Brolin, CPA, MSA (POWERFUL ACCOUNTING)
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1.0
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Self-Study CPE

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March 16, 2019
NUTS & BOLTS OF SALES TAX SERIES: SITUSING THE SALE
Carolynn Kranz (INDUSTRY SALES TAX SOLUTIONS)
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February 28, 2019
NUTS & BOLTS OF SALES TAX SERIES: AUDIT MANAGEMENT BEST PRACTICES
Carolynn Kranz (INDUSTRY SALES TAX SOLUTIONS)
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February 14, 2019
NUTS & BOLTS OF SALES TAX SERIES: NEXUS DETERMINATIONS
Carolynn Kranz (INDUSTRY SALES TAX SOLUTIONS)
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January 11, 2019
NUTS & BOLTS OF SALES TAX SERIES: TAXABILITY DETERMINATIONS
Carolynn Kranz (INDUSTRY SALES TAX SOLUTIONS)
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September 22, 2018
CUSTOMS DUTY AND IMPORT TAXES FOR DUMMIES®
Evan Wright (AVALARA)
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September 22, 2018
SALES AND USE TAX COMPLIANCE FOR DUMMIES
Chuck Marcouiller (AVALARA)
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September 14, 2018
GROWING YOUR ACCOUNTING PRACTICE: HOW TAX COMPLIANCE ADDS TO YOUR BOTTOM LINE
Avalara Inc. (AVALARA)
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1.0
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Archived Webinars

Please Note: Archived webinars do not qualify for CPE
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May 22, 2018
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May 17, 2018
ECONOMIC NEXUS: ONLINE SELLERS ON THE HOOK FOR SALES TAX?
Scott Peterson (AVALARA)
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May 17, 2018
E-COMMERCE ESSENTIALS SALES TAX SERIES: TAXABILITY DETERMINATIONS AND SOURCING
Joni Johnson-Powe (TAXNOLOGI SOLUTIONS, LLC)
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1.0
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May 15, 2018
E-COMMERCE ESSENTIALS SALES TAX SERIES: SALES PITFALLS AND OBSTACLES
Joni Johnson-Powe (TAXNOLOGI SOLUTIONS, LLC)
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1.0
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May 10, 2018
AVOID THESE TAX COMPLIANCE NIGHTMARES
Dawn Brolin, CPA, MSA (POWERFUL ACCOUNTING)
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1.0
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May 4, 2018
E-COMMERCE ESSENTIALS SALES TAX SERIES: ALL THINGS NEXUS
Joni Johnson-Powe (TAXNOLOGI SOLUTIONS, LLC)
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1.0
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May 3, 2018
1.0
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May 1, 2018
SALES AND USE TAX FOR DIGITAL PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
Joseph N Endres (HODGSON RUSS LLP)
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1.0
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April 25, 2018
HOW TO MAKE MONEY DOING SALES TAX RETURNS
Andrew Johnson (PEISNER JOHNSON & COMPANY, LLP)
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1.0
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April 18, 2018
HOW TO DETERMINE SALES TAX NEXUS
Judy Vorndran, Esq, CPA (TAX OPS, LLC)
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1.0
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April 4, 2018
NON-COLLECTING SELLER USER TAX REPORTING LAWS: THE END OF "TAX-FREE" SHOPPING?
Scott Peterson (AVALARA)
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April 4, 2018
1.0
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April 3, 2018
MAKE SALES TAX A STRATEGY, NOT AN AFTERTHOUGHT
Judy Vorndran, Esq, CPA (TAX OPS, LLC)
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1.0
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March 29, 2018
AUDIT: AVOID IT, OR ELSE NAVIGATE LIKE A PRO
Monika Miles (MILES CONSULTING GROUP, INC.)
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March 22, 2018
AMAZON’S DECISION TO DISCLOSE FBA SELLER DETAILS: WHAT CPAs NEED TO KNOW
Sylvia F. Dion, CPA (PRIETODION CONSULTING PARTNERS LLC)
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1.0
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March 21, 2018
THE HIGH-GROWTH COMPANY'S GUIDE TO SALES TAX
Mark Giddens (AVALARA)
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1.0
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March 20, 2018
UPDATE: SALES TAX HOT TOPICS FOR CPAs - SALT ISSUES AFFECTING YOUR CLIENTS TODAY
Monika Miles (MILES CONSULTING GROUP, INC.)
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1.5
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March 20, 2018
E-COMMERCE ESSENTIALS SALES TAX SERIES: SALES TAX TIPS FOR MARKET PLACE SELLERS
Joni Johnson-Powe (TAXNOLOGI SOLUTIONS, LLC)
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1.0
FREE
March 12, 2018
SALES TAX EXEMPTIONS FOR MANUFACTURERS
Mark A Loyd, CPA (BINGHAM GREENEBAUM DOLL)
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1.0
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March 8, 2018
DROP SHIPPING: WHO'S ON THE HOOK FOR SALES TAX?
Marilyn Wethekam (HORWOOD MARCUS & BERK)
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1.0
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