Sales and Use Tax

Many business owners and entrepreneurs, especially those that deal with online interstate sales, are intimidated and baffled by the sales and use tax. Often, IRS tax auditors are more informed than businesse's accountants and increasingly aggressvie IRS assessments and tactics in this area can be extremely damaging to a company with taxes, interest and penalties that are unanticipated by the business owner.

As opposed to Federal and State income taxes, training and continuing ed on sales and use tax rules, standards and complance along with record retention requirements is spotty at best. KAECPA can be a valuable assett to your business when it comes to avoiding mistakes in this highly complicated and constantly evolving area of tax law. We have years of experience and training in this area and will help you rest easy knowing you have an informed and experienced ally in negotiating the sales and use tax terrain.

In conjunction with the other skills and services you'll read about in this website, KAECPA can help you to minimizxe your tax liabilities while maximizing your bottom line profitability. Contact us today for a consultation to see how you can outsource many of the responsibilities that are drawing you away from the important task of building your business.

Avalara

We have partnered with Avalara, the proven leader in sales tax decision automation. We can provide solutions such as:

Avalara AvaTax

End-to-end sales tax compliance

Avalara AvaTax connects to the software that you already own and dynamically delivers instantaneous sales tax decisions based on precise geo-location in more than 10,000 taxing jurisdictions in the U.S. For most businesses sales tax is an obligatory, complex nightmare. Automating this process saves time, money and effort. AvaTax automatically assigns hundreds of thousands of taxability rules and the latest jurisdiction boundaries to deliver the right rate and tax calculation.

Avalara Returns

Avalara Returns file accurately and on time, every time.

Filing and remitting sales tax returns and payments is a time-consuming, budget-draining, and error prone activity. Avalara Returns helps ensure end-to-end automation of your sales tax compliance process. With the help of pre-loaded calendars you can easily manage your remittance schedule, automating the entire filing process. Forget having to track jurisdictional requirements for filing and timely remittance. Returns ensures the right amount is remitted to the right taxing authority at the right time, dramatically shrinking the time your company spends on sales tax return processing. Using a cloud-based service like Avalara Returns means that it scales with your business, and our subscription-based pricing means you only pay for what you need.

Avalara CertCapture

Avalara CertCapture creates validates and stores sales tax exemption certificates and reseller certificates in the cloud, limiting audit exposure.

Avalara CertCapture is a powerful management tool that creates, validates, stores, and manages sales tax exemption and reseller certificates and makes them available for easy retrieval. Having an end-to-end exemption certificate management system in place limits audit exposure and ensures that every non-taxable transaction is tracked correctly. Create, collect, and retrieve exemption certificates in real time, reducing the turnaround time for customers providing certificates, accounting personnel managing them, and auditors making requests. CertCapture manages expiration dates and flags upcoming renewals to ensure accurate tax billings on invoices and to prevent order processing delays. Simple, out-of-the-box integration to sales tax systems like AvaTax reduces implementation and training costs. Let us find the sales and use tax solution that is right for you.