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The eruption of Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano has not deterred the state's legislature from passing online sales tax and economic nexus legislation impacting out-of-state sellers. more

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We are exploring a variety of Sales Tax topics as part of this new 2018 Sales Tax Tuesday series, not just the sales tax state-by-state travel log. I thought I would mix things up a bit this week by discussing a QuickBooks Sales Tax Error. more

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This week, in preparation for the start of the Texas Tax Amnesty Program we explore sales tax audits, the most common cause for being found non-compliant, what to do if you are, and how tax amnesty can save you a bundle. more

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Kentucky Legislature overrides Governor's Veto to enact Sales, Use and Other Major Tax Reforms. more

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The third state in our new (2018) Sales Tax Tuesday series is home to two of my favorite things, 'The Declaration of Independence', and 'Philly Cheese Steak'. I'm not really certain which is of greater significance. more

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Our second state in this 2018 Sales Tax Road Trip is Rhode Island, the Ocean State. more

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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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

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

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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

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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

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

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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

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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

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