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3 Reasons to Automate your Sales and Use Tax Function

Mar 19, 2015 5:00:38 PM

March Blog Series: Connectivity

Insights from: Cory Barwick (Technical Product Manager at Wolters Kluwer)

Edgewater Fullscope is pleased to announce latest blog post in our monthly partner blog series. This one features an article from Cory Barwick, technical product manager at Wolters Kluwer. Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting US is a leading provider of software as well as research and learning solutions for tax, accounting and audit professionals — delivering insightful, industry-leading resources as well as step-by-step guidance. They serve as a strategic partner to professionals, helping them advance their business by providing innovative, integrated and customer-focused solutions.

Many things can be said about a business' sales and use tax function. Simple, straightforward and easy are generally not in that category. Whether you rely on sales tax rate tables built for your Microsoft Dynamics® solution or maintain sales tax rates in a manual way, everyone understands that complying with sales and use tax law is cumbersome. From rates that seem to be in a constant state of flux to understanding cryptic law that identifies products as taxable or exempt, there are numerous traps built into ensuring your business is good in the eyes of state and local taxing authorities.

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States Look to the Cloud for More Revenue in 2015

Jan 22, 2015 4:00:39 PM

January Blog Series: New & Best Practices

Insights from: Avalara 

This week's post features our partner Avalara, who offers end-to-end sales tax compliance software, all in the cloud. Avalara helps provide fast, easy, accurate, affordable and reliable rate calculation, certificate management and filing.

Reposted from Avalara.com

With over 12,000 jurisdictions in the U.S. and hundreds of thousands of rule changes annually, sales tax is a moving target in the best of times. Managing sales tax accurately requires a level of expertise many companies simply don't possess. And 2015 is shaping up to be an even thornier year for sales tax compliance. 

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