Category Archives: Sales & Use Taxes

101 Ways to Celebrate the end of Tax Season……

According to Traci Wheeler at Red Moon Solutions.  Now the primary audience for these are tax practitioners rather than taxpayers, whether individual, small business or corporate. However, I think many apply to all of us. Here is a sampling: Take … Continue reading

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Texas Nexus law signed into law.

After vetoing a similar provision on May 31, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, on July 19, signed a law that says a retailer is doing business in the state if it has affiliates engaged in certain activities in Texas, such as … Continue reading

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South Carolina Enacts Nexus Safe Harbor Law With Notice Requirements

South Carolina Enacts Nexus Safe Harbor Law With Notice Requirements By Marlia Berg Posted Today at 5:58 pm on The SALT Minds part of the CCH Community at community.cchgroup.com Looks like Amazon will have its distribution facility in South Carolina … Continue reading

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California and the direct sales industry (6015b retailers)

For over seven years I had the opportunity to work in the direct sales/network marketing industry as a Sales & Use Tax Manager. When I started with the company, it was six months old, had done over six million dollars … Continue reading

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Amazon could cut ties in more states over tax dispute | Reuters

Last Wednesday at the ShopSmart Shopping Summit in New York, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos spoke about the proliferation of so called Amazon Laws, and what the company’s actions might be in the future regarding such laws as it relates to … Continue reading

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Sales & Use Tax – a Q and A – affiliates and the Amazon Law

Q: What is an affiliate? A:  In a business context, there are two general definitions. The first and one that for the present discussion I am not going to be as concerned with is a company that is related to … Continue reading

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Sales Tax Nexus – a Q and A

Today’s post is a little different than the last one – partly in format as well as topic. It will also be part of a series.  I decided to address a topic that is something many small business owners have … Continue reading

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What is Ethical Behavior?

What is ethical behavior? Is it based in religion or is it based only in the secular world? Let’s look at some definitions from various sources and then go from there. Dictionary.com defines ethics as:  a system of moral principles: … Continue reading

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