Tag: Sales Tax

To Collect or Not to Collect? Understanding Sales Tax Nexus
If you sell products and services across state lines, are you liable for collecting sales taxes? The answer is more complicated than you think nowadays – and it rhymes with...
Business professional researching tax rates and using calculator
A quick Google search will turn up lists of the worst jobs in the United States, ranging from simply gross (like tasting pet food) to the most dangerous (logging, according...
Determining Sales Tax Nexus: It’s Trickier Than You Think
If you sell products nationally, do you need to collect state or local sales taxes? The answer may be more complicated than you think. In the United States sales taxes...
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...
How Constantly Changing Sales and Use Tax Rates Can Impact Customer Satisfaction
For businesses engaged in commerce, it is a real challenge to stay on top of ever changing sales and use tax rates. One minor tax rate change can have a...
Avoid the Cost of Inaccurate and Incorrect Sales and Use Tax Rates
There are two unavoidable consequences in life: death and taxes. And taxes are far and away the complex of the two, particularly if you are in ecommerce or a business...
DOTS FastTax Gives More Accurate Tax Rates by Identifying Unincorporated Places
In a recent blog we discussed how to identify Incorporated and Unincorporated places. There are a number of reasons this is important, one of them being to determine accurate area tax...
These New Sales Tax Laws Might Affect Your Business
Colorado is a very difficult state to accurately calculate sales tax in. We estimate there are thousands of tax rates that vary based on location. As with most states, sales...
Is Your Business Prepared to Handle New Tax Rates on Millions of Different Addresses?
With every new year, tax season quickly approaches. Rates change all the time across the United States and Canada. Every month brings new tax rates across cities, counties, states, provinces,...

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