Sales Tax Software Customer Service

When you choose Sales Tax compliance software, you might not think much about customer service. After all, in an ideal world you won't need customer service. You choose your sales tax solution, use it successfully, and never have a problem. You don't...
Software Reviews: Why They’re Useful
Software Reviews: Why They’re Useful

When the Supreme Court agreed, in the Wayfair decision, that states can now require out of state companies to collect and remit sales tax, one of their reasons was that there would soon be software that would make it easy. But when businesses buy...

read more
Sturgis and Sales Tax in the Pandemic
Sturgis and Sales Tax in the Pandemic

Sturgis, South Dakota, is getting ready for their annual motorcycle rally, in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic. Where Fayetteville, Arkansas, canceled their Bikes, Blues & Barbecue festival, which usually brings 400,000 visitors to the town of 86,000,...

read more
5 Things to Look for in Sales Tax Software
5 Things to Look for in Sales Tax Software

After decades of controversy, the Supreme Court agreed that remote sellers, such as ecommerce shops, should pay sales tax to states and cities just as businesses with a physical presence do. One of the reasons: they figured that sales tax software would...

read more
Hotel Tax Hit Will Have Consequences
Hotel Tax Hit Will Have Consequences

A recent study by Oxford Economics says that Arkansas will lose $60.8 million in revenue from hotel tax. Bigger states have to expect bigger losses: $1.9 billion for California, while both New York and Florida may seet losses of $1.3 billion. The nation...

read more
COVID-19 Sales Tax Reporting Surprises
COVID-19 Sales Tax Reporting Surprises

Sales tax reporting has been delayed in many states, but sales tax filings are beginning to trickle in and more states are able to make projections. Many states are seeing their sales tax revenues drop to dangerous levels, causing concern about  being...

read more
Do You Overpay Sales Tax?
Do You Overpay Sales Tax?

A recent survey by the The National Association of Manufacturers found that 78.3% of U.S. manufacturers expect a financial hit from the coronavirus. Many factories have been closed, have experienced supply chain disruptions, and have had extra expenses...

read more
How States May Change Sales Tax to Raise Revenue
How States May Change Sales Tax to Raise Revenue

Across the nation, consumers are getting tired of being cooped up and states are beginning to lift restrictions on businesses. The states have a strong motivation to get businesses back open and money flowing back into the economy: most states rely...

read more
COVID-19 and Sales Tax Revenues
COVID-19 and Sales Tax Revenues

The coronavirus pandemic has infected nearly four million people worldwide, and about half the states are still shut down. There are many uncertainties and questions about COVID-19, but one thing is sure: states and municipalities are facing serious...

read more
States See Financial Doom on the Horizon
States See Financial Doom on the Horizon

States rely on sales tax revenue to cover most of their costs: roads, schools, salaries for state workers -- you name it, the costs of most states are covered by sales tax. Since the end of Quill, most states have taken the opportunity to collect sales...

read more