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Avoid Common Tax Traps: Sales & Use Tax Compliance Guidelines

Summary

Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

If you have questions about sales and use taxation, you're not alone! Failing to comply with applicable sales and use tax rules can put an organization at risk for tax assessments that include not only interest and penalties, but also responsibility for a sales tax that is the purchaser's obligation in the first place. But if you collect sales tax on an item that isn't taxable, you may be subject to a deceptive trade practices class action law suit. If you're not strictly following the complicated rules for sales and use tax, you're putting your organization at risk for additional interest and penalties. Don't let this happen to your organization! Join us for this can't-miss, 60-minute webinar to discover:

  • Keys to complying with the latest sales tax requirements
  • Determining exposures to sales and use tax liabilities and assessing potential claims for refund
  • What is a voluntary disclosure agreement, amnesty, and other means to obtain forgiveness for tax mistakes?
  • What sales tax law and rate applies: Key sourcing guidelines
  • Internet tax & changing laws: What you need to know NOW

Program Highlights

  • Keys to Stay Compliant with the Latest Sales Tax Requirements

    • Latest on sales & use tax: Nexus, SSUTA and more
    • Voluntary Disclosures & Tax Amnesty: In's & outs to file a sales & use app
    • Compliance Rules & Self-Audits: Ensure you're paying the correct tax amount
  • Impact of the Marketplace Fairness Act: Vital Tax Secrets & Changes

    • Marketplace Fairness Act: What is it and how will it affect you?
    • Click-Through, Reporting, Affiliate & Marketplace Nexus laws: What's the law & do you need to worry?
    • Economic presence nexus: SD, TN, IN, WY and MA: Steps to take in the face of aggressive state sales tax enforcement
  • Tricky Situations of Sales vs. Use Tax - What You Should Know

    • When and where do you need to collect tax?
    • When and where do you need to pay use tax?
    • Essential tips for handling & collecting/paying local taxes
  • Live Q&A session - Have your specific sales & use tax questions answered!

About The Speaker

Martin I. Eisenstein, Esq. , is the managing partner of the law firm of Brann & Isaacson. For more than 30 years, Mr. Eisenstein has regularly advised, counseled, negotiated and handled litigation and transactions regarding state and local tax issues and unclaimed property matters, including compliance, audits and litigation.

  • Mr. Eisenstein has represented the Direct Marketing Association as amicus curiae in the U.S. Supreme Court cases of Quill v. North Dakota and D.H. Holmes Company, LTD, and participated in his firm's recent U.S. Supreme Court victory in Direct Marketing Association v. Brohl. Mr. Eisenstein and his firm are counsel to: (i) Newegg.com, Wayfair and Overstock in a case testing the South Dakota economic presence; (ii) Newegg.com in connection with an assessment under the new Alabama nexus rule: (iii) Net Choice and American Catalog Mailers Association in cases in TN and MA challenging the new economic nexus statute and Directive, respectively. Mr. Eisenstein regularly counsels Internet and direct marketing retailers and IT service/cloud service and product providers regarding state and local tax issues.
  • Mr. Eisenstein is the author of several publications, including articles in State Tax Notes entitled: The L in SALT: Limits on Local Jurisdiction to Tax (May 29, 2017); Taxing Thin Air: Cloud Computing Meets Limitless Jurisdiction (February 8, 2016); Where's Waldo: Sourcing IT and Cloud Services (August 8, 2016); Transaction Taxes on Information Technologies: The Threat (December 22, 2014); Let the Sunshine In: The Age of Cloud Computing (November 28, 2011); and Interstate or Intrastate: Taxability of Telecommunications (November 12, 2007).
  • Mr. Eisenstein co-authors a regular column on state tax and related issues for the American Catalog Mailers Association.

Program Benefits

In this 60-minute program, you'll discover the latest regulations of sales & use tax to comply and avoid penalties.