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Washington state sales tax sourcing for florist deliveries

by Chuck April 26, 2012

Washington state sales tax sourcing Washington state sales tax sourcing In July of 2008, Washington state sales tax sourcing moved from origin to destination-based sales tax sourcing. That applies to everyone except florists. Certain florists may continue using origination to determine the sales and use tax due on a retail
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Does “Main street Fairness” amount to taxation without representation?

by Lucinda Rowlands April 12, 2012

Main street Fairness Main street Fairness By Charles F. Spielmann, Zip2Tax Main Street fairness and streamlined sales tax… What could sound more appealing? Who’s going to argue against fairness? I mean, you can hardly go wrong when you’re supporting good ole’ Main Street with its suggestion of American flags flying
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April 1, 2012 Sales Tax Rate Changes

by Angel April 01, 2012

Tax Rate Changes and U.S. ZIP code changes effective April 2012 By Angel Sauer Sales Tax Research Team Leader
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Simplified use tax could cause sales to be double taxed

by Chuck March 01, 2012

For an item so nice, would you like to pay for it twice? Simplified use tax Simplified use tax Collection of sales and use tax has become serious business. So serious, in fact, that there have been several highly publicized cases recently where federal lawmakers or individual states have attempted
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Sales tax return basics

by Chuck March 01, 2012

Who needs to file when? Different states have different sales tax return filing dates. Sales tax remittance can be required on a monthly, quarterly or other basis, often based on how much sales and use tax a business collected in the relevant reporting period.
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Exemption Certificate Management

by Chuck March 01, 2012

Make sure you document which transactions are or aren’t taxable Not everything that is sold is necessarily subject to state sales or use tax. Each state has different regulations governing what is and what is not exempt from the collection and remittance of tax. One general rule of thumb is
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