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AVOID THESE TAX COMPLIANCE NIGHTMARES

Cost Free
CPE Credits 1.0 hour
CE Credits 0.0 hours
Subject Area Taxes (Sales Tax)
Course Level Basic
Instructional Method Group Internet Based
Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Series: Sales Tax, Taxes
Course Description

As accountants, we have all heard stories of the small mistake that brought a big penalty to a client, either in penalties or in time-consuming assessments or audits.  Businesses are navigating and competing in increasingly complex sales situations and with tax reforms and the ongoing changes in filing rules, your clients may be challenged to always be in compliance.  With these challenges come opportunities for advisory services that can improve the health of your client’s business.
 
Using real life examples, we show you how to avoid sales tax compliance issues that blossom in to nightmares for business owners.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn about the challenges practitioners face to keep clients in compliance.

  • Hear real-life stories of how simple compliance oversights can have a big impact with long-lasting effects.

  • Learn about opportunity for accounting professionals.

  • Understand how CPAs are critical to the success and guidance that microbusinesses require.

  • Understand how you, the accounting professional, can benefit from these needs.

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Dawn is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner,  and CEO of Powerful Accounting, LLC.  The firm has two locations in Connecticut, one in Windham and one in New Haven.  Powerful Accounting is a nationally recognized accounting, tax, forensic and fraud, IRS and State Agency audit professionals as well as a QuickBooks consulting firm. Recently, Powerful Accounting has partnered with Anderson, Brolin & Coba CPAs, LLC – a powerhouse tax preparation, consulting and wealth management firm where Dawn is a partner.  In addition, Powerful Accounting created a sister company, Your Turn, LLC, where they specialize in application consulting and implementation for small businesses.
 
Dawn’s list of professional accomplishments is extensive and includes working with prestigious companies such as Intuit, TSheets.com, Fundera, MSNBC, and The Woodard Group and many more.  Named “Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Accounting” 2012-2017 by CPA Practice Advisor, a “Top 10 Managing Partner Elite – Great Accounting Firm Leader” in 2017 by Accounting Today, and selected as a “Top 40 Under 40” by CPA Technology Magazine in 2009. Dawn continues to pursue excellence with the support of her amazing Team at Powerful Accounting.  
 
Known for her hilarious presentation style, Dawn has been featured on MSNBC “Your Business” and has spoken at Intuit’s QuickBooks Connect, Scaling New Heights, Sleeter Conference, TD Bank North locations, Tory Johnson’s Small Business Spark and Hustle Tour, Live Your Legacy Summit, and many more.  Her commitment to her continuing education motivates her to learn something new every single day and recently passed the Certified Fraud Examiner exam in the summer of 2017.  Her next goal is to earn her Certified Forensic Accountant license in 2018.

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About Our Sponsor

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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.