Getting Sales Tax Right in 2020

Join us for a joint webinar by Altus Group and TaxConnex

February 11, 2020 | 1:00 EST |1 CPE 

Whether you are selling goods or services from a remote location or otherwise, the sales tax compliance landscape has become more challenging since the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2018 Wayfair decision.  Most states have adopted the principals of economic presence and enacted various compliance and filing thresholds.  Lack of uniformity in these thresholds, their effective dates and related definitions of qualifying transactions have led to a great deal of confusion. 

Attending this webinar will allow the participant to:

  • Recognize business and operational activities that give rise to nexus
  • Proactively take steps to avoid or minimize unexpected sales tax liabilities and non-filing penalties
  • Develop a knowledge of collection and reporting requirements in state and local jurisdictions
  • Evaluate factors to be considered in determining whether to outsource the compliance function
  • Establish a “best in class” sales tax function that effectively and efficiently closes gaps in sales tax registration, collection and reporting

 

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Webinar Details

February 11th, 2020 | 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. EST | 1 CPE

This webinar will cut through the uncertainty and allow for the development of a clear understanding of how nexus thresholds may be triggered, both economically and through physical presence.

Ed Ben, Sr. Director

Altus Group

Ed directs engagements including tax recovery projects, audit defense, nexus studies, matrix development, buy-side due diligence, transactional planning, voluntary disclosures and direct pay permit/effective rate agreements for clients ranging from Fortune 500 manufacturers to multi-state retailers, defense contractors, telecommunications companies, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.  Ed has successfully led engagements across the country, recovering millions of dollars in erroneously assessed sales & use taxes in addition to achieving dramatic assessment reductions and managing audit risk on behalf of his clients.     

Ed has published articles in the Maryland Daily Record, The AICPA Tax Advisor, and The MACPA Statement. He has been voted as one of Maryland’s Top CPAs by peers and clients in Baltimore Smart CEO Magazine’s annual survey.  As a past chair of the MACPA State Tax Committee, Ed has testified in front of the Maryland House and Senate on the business impact of sales tax legislation and related economic development issues.

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Robert Dumas, Managing Partner, Founder & CEO

TaxConnex

Accountant, consultant and entrepreneur, Robert Dumas began his public accounting career on the tax staff at Arthur Young & Co., followed by a brief stint at Grant Thornton. In 1998, Robert founded Tax Partners, which became the largest sales tax compliance service bureau in the country, and later sold it to Thomson Corporation. Robert founded TaxConnex in 2011 on the principle that the sales tax industry needed more than automation to truly help clients, thus building within TaxConnex a proprietary platform and network of sales tax experts to truly take sales tax off client’s plates.  

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CPE Information

CPE Credit: 1 Prerequisite: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet Based Field: Tax
Advanced Preparation: None Level: Basic
Fee: Complimentary  

By attending this webinar you are eligible for 1 Continuing Professional Education Credit. To earn CPE credit the attendee must be logged into the webinar software for the duration of the webinar and answer a minimum of 3 polling questions. CPE credit is requested by completing the post-event survey which is displayed immediately following the webinar and again by email.

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