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10 business events that could signal it’s time to automate sales tax

The biggest barrier to companies automating sales tax is often inertia. Without a shake-up of the status quo, the de facto response is “why change?” or “I’ll get to it later.” It typically takes something significant to get people to pull the trigger on sales tax automation.

By |2021-01-28T19:40:48-05:00May 10th, 2016|CAL ERP Tips & Tricks Blog, Marketplace/ISV Partners, Microsoft Dynamics GP|Comments Off on 10 business events that could signal it’s time to automate sales tax

Let’s be direct: If you sell to consumers, sales tax is an issue

Getting closer to the customer is no longer a retail-centric sales strategy. More manufacturers, suppliers and wholesalers are starting to sell direct to consumers (D2C). Motivations vary: brand awareness, customer loyalty, even product innovation. But for the most part, B2B sellers are simply looking to give consumers what they want — the ability to buy products directly from the source. Many are already doing it.

By |2021-01-28T19:36:51-05:00November 2nd, 2015|CAL ERP Tips & Tricks Blog, Marketplace/ISV Partners, Microsoft Dynamics GP|Comments Off on Let’s be direct: If you sell to consumers, sales tax is an issue

Pumpkins, piercings and the paranormal: 10 scary ways states apply sales tax

Bwaahahaha! Is that the ghostly laugh of a Halloween haunt — or the auditor reviewing your sales tax returns? Dealing with sales tax can be a ghoulish task. And for businesses with compliance obligations in multiple states, it can be frighteningly difficult to know which rules apply.

By |2021-01-28T19:36:19-05:00October 29th, 2015|CAL ERP Tips & Tricks Blog, Marketplace/ISV Partners, Microsoft Dynamics GP|Comments Off on Pumpkins, piercings and the paranormal: 10 scary ways states apply sales tax