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AICPA Warns CPAs About Risk RE:Wayfair and Sales Tax

In a recent and rather blunt article appearing in February, 2019’s issue of the Journal of Accountancy, authors Matt Mitzen, CPA and Deborah K. Rood, CPA, issued warnings to CPAs that are worth highlighting. Here are some of the quotes that grabbed my attention. “I anticipate Wayfair having far-reaching effects.” “The Wayfair decision is not

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Your Clients Who Use Amazon Are STILL Really Confused About Sales Tax

Problem: Many Amazon FBA sellers still have the false belief that Amazon will handle all of the sellers’ sales tax for them. This is simply not true. Below are some direct quotes from Amazon.com. Your clients can find this same information by going to their Amazon Seller Central Account (they have to log in to

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If You (or Your Clients) Have Customers in New York, Listen Up

Sales Tax in the Empire State Just Got Worse New York just (January 15, 2019) posted a notice on their website that they’ve had an economic nexus law all along. And, guess what? It’s been effective ever since the Wayfair decision was announced. Here’s what they said on their website: On June 21, 2018, the

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Voluntarily Disclosing Your Sales Tax: Is that a good idea?

Voluntary disclosure agreements (VDAs) are a useful way to mitigate past liabilities while becoming compliant for sales tax purposes. Nearly every state offers a VDA program for sales tax, and if you qualify and take advantage, it could save quite the headache. One of the challenges is that VDA programs vary widely by state, and

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