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Avalara, the sales tax automation company, has a 10 minute video demonstration to show you how easy it is to automate your sales tax calculations in QuickBooks. This is a great overview for ProAdvisors and their clients. more

May 17, 2016 11:35 AM Tax and Practice Management

Sales Tax and QuickBooks Web Seminar Archive

Insightful Accountant recently hosted a web seminar with Avalara featuring the Avalara sales tax automation solution AvaTax, including a demo featuring how AvaTax works with QuickBooks. If you have Nexus, you need to listen to this seminar. more

Apr 29, 2016 9:21 AM From The Publisher

In this final installment of Sales Tax Tuesday we look at the 'Final 5: those states without any 'state-wide' sales or use tax. more

Dec 29, 2015 12:02 AM Tax and Practice Management

While it is not a state, Washington, D.C. makes use of ‘Sales Tax’ in the same fashion the states we have studied use their Sales Tax, general government operations. more

Dec 21, 2015 10:24 PM Tax and Practice Management

While "everything maybe bigger" in Texas (as the saying goes) that doesn't really apply to Sales Tax since their sales taxes are 'on par' if not lower than many other jurisdictions, still the same it does have some funny tax rules and regulations. more

Dec 14, 2015 9:18 PM Tax and Practice Management

Louisiana, home to some of the 'best food on the planet' spawned by cultural influences, has a state sales tax rate of 4%, but their total sales tax rate can be as high as 11% based on local sales taxes. more

Dec 7, 2015 9:10 PM Tax and Practice Management

You can't let the cold confuse your sales tax computations with rates that vary by jurisdiction and products. more

Nov 23, 2015 8:56 PM Tax and Practice Management

New York is no light weight when it comes to sales taxes, while it's rates are not 'out of the ball park', the state does collect more sales tax on an on-going basis than just about any other state in the United States. more

Nov 3, 2015 12:23 AM Tax and Practice Management

I can't get very excited about Iowa because I can not get over that 'day the music died' there. more

Oct 26, 2015 10:14 PM Tax and Practice Management

New Jersey has more diners and shopping malls per capita than anywhere else in the world, of course they are an important source of Sales Tax revenues for New Jersey which has a state wide sales tax rate of 7%. more

Sep 21, 2015 9:45 PM Tax and Practice Management

Maryland is home to one of the greatest things on the planet, 'the Maryland Crab Cake', and only 6% sales tax. You can hardly beat that. Alright, Baltimore and Annapolis and a lot more too, but let's hear it for 'Maryland crab cakes' everyone. more

Sep 14, 2015 3:47 PM Tax and Practice Management 1 Comments

Known as the car capital of the world, Michigan’s state sales tax rate is 6%. There are no local option sales taxes. more

Sep 7, 2015 3:08 PM Tax and Practice Management

From the western lore of the Lincoln County wars, to the mystery of the Roswell Flying Saucer incident, New Mexico is a broad expanse of beauty and history which has NO State Sales Tax. more

Aug 31, 2015 9:55 PM Tax and Practice Management

Maine may be the only state with just one syllable in its name, but it still collects plenty of sales tax. If you buy your lobster live from a seaside boat, you will pay no tax; buy it steamed at a seashore cafe and you will pay 8% sales tax. more

Aug 24, 2015 9:23 PM Tax and Practice Management

What do you think of when someone says ‘Georgia’, I would bet the first thing that comes to mind isn't Sales Tax! more

Aug 17, 2015 8:41 PM Tax and Practice Management

Aloha, is the welcome greeting (hello) in the native Hawaiian language and pretty well exemplifies everything that is Hawaii, "pure paradise," including the fact that Hawaii doesn't have a 'state sales tax.' more

Aug 10, 2015 10:32 PM Tax and Practice Management

Some say America's quest for independence began with the Boston Tea Party which was a 'tax revolt', but today the state only has a State sales tax of 6.25% and there are no local sales. more

Aug 3, 2015 9:08 PM Tax and Practice Management

From Diamonds in the rough, to Rainbow trout, from Hot Springs to pristine rivers, Arkansas truly is "the Natural State." more

Jul 28, 2015 12:26 AM Tax and Practice Management

How many ways can an 'ice cream cake' be or not be subject to sales tax? Well in Wisconsin the answer is almost more ways than we can count. more

Jul 6, 2015 10:37 PM Tax and Practice Management

Utah has a base sales tax rate of 4.7% with cities and counties levying additional local sales taxes that vary by location. more

Jun 23, 2015 7:12 AM Tax and Practice Management

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