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What is a Use Tax?

Most people are familiar with the concept of sales tax: you purchase something in your home state, or from a merchant who has what is known as “nexus” (a business presence) in your state, and you pay a...

Rob Manser, Sr. Digital Marketing Manager
Rob Manser
Sr. Digital Marketing Manager
February 25, 2020

Better Sales Tax Matches with New FastTax Improvements

Service Objects has been returning location-based tax rates in the DOTS FastTax API since 2001. Back then, we identified sales tax rates using only zip code. Since zip codes could cross multiple city and...

Jonas Shaefer, Director of Engineering
Jonas Shaefer
Director of Engineering
October 4, 2018

Best Practices for FastTax

Service Objects’ DOTS FastTax service is now more powerful than ever – particularly for areas that have multiple tax jurisdictions. This means that a few tweaks to your implementation can do a lot more...

Aki Stankoski, Application Engineer
Aki Stankoski
Application Engineer
July 5, 2018