The sales tax amnesty program for online sellers is brief, running from August 17 to October 17. This unique program gives eligible online sellers the chance to begin filing sales taxes and income taxes without penalties or back taxes in most of the 24 participating states.
We are coming to the mid-point of this program. Learn from our experts who is eligible, how to assess your client’s potential tax exposure and what to expect from states hoping to expand their sales tax revenue.
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Diane L. Yetter is a strategist, advisor, speaker and author in the field of sales and use tax. She is president and founder of YETTER, a sales tax consulting and tax technology firm. She is also the founder of The Sales Tax Institute, which offers live and online courses to educate business professionals about sales and use tax.
Diane works with clients of all sizes and in myriad industries to deliver sales tax services ranging from tax technology to tax policy and planning and training. She also regularly partners with other advisors to help them serve their clients. Prior to founding the company in 1996, Diane was a tax professional for Arthur Andersen, Quaker Oats and the Kansas Department of Revenue.
Diane is a member of many tax organizations and is frequently asked to present to industry groups concerning sales and use tax issues on a local, state and national level. As an author, Diane has published three books and numerous articles concerning sales and use tax issues. She also is the author of the US Sales Tax Chapter for the IBFD VAT Worldwide Research Database. Diane was named one of Accounting Today’s Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting for 2011, 2012 and 2017. Her twitter handle, @salestaxinst is one of Forbes Top 100 Tax Twitter Handles for 2018 and @yettertax is in the Accounting Top100 social media leaders.
Diane earned a BS in accounting and business administration from the University of Kansas in 1985 and an MS in taxation from DePaul University in 1994. Diane serves on the KU Endowment Association’s Board of Trustees and serves as Past Chair of the Dean’s Board of Advisors, University of Kansas School of Business where she is also an adjunct professor, teaching topics on state and local taxation and entrepreneurship.
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 simpler and more uniform for the benefit of business. 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.
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