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Webinar Recording

The Fundamentals of Sales Tax: Nexus and Core Laws

Date: Monday, November 2, 2015
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
Sales tax compliance can be a nightmare for many Accounting and Finance Executives. Just knowing some of the fundamental guidelines will clear up what many businesses struggle with every month.

In this webinar, Shane Ratigan, Tax Law and Compliance Expert, will take a comprehensive look at the primary rules around indirect taxation, such as “Nexus” creating activities and taxation of services, and highlight the areas that put companies at risk.

Sales tax expert Shane Ratigan will explain:

  • The types of activities that can create nexus in other states
  • The tax implications of how you ship your products
  • Why collecting exemption certificates is an auditor's red flag
  • New Federal and State sales tax rules that determine whether your business is compliant
After attending this event you will be able to:
Identify the types of activities that can create nexus in other states
Identify the tax implications of how you ship your products
Recognize new Federal and State sales tax rules that determine whether your business is compliant

Speakers

Shane Ratigan, JD, LLM, Tax Law and Compliance Expert, Avalara, Inc.
Shane Ratigan, JD, LLM
Tax Law and Compliance Expert, Avalara, Inc.
Shane currently serves as the Tax Law and Compliance Expert at Avalara Inc., and has been a Small Business Advisor on tax planning and succession issues for 10 years. He is responsible for managing compliance processes, reporting and tracking trends in the sales tax compliance environment. He is a subject matter expert on sales tax compliance for internal and external stakeholders. Shane earned an LLM in taxation from University of Washington School of Law , his Juris Doctorate (JD) from the Syracuse University College of Law, and holds a B.S. Accounting and Business Administration from State University of New York at Plattsburgh.
Moderated by: John Kogan, CEO, Proformative
Moderated by: John Kogan
CEO, Proformative
John has been CFO at four technology companies, a finance executive at Cardinal Health, and in multiple roles at AlliedSignal and Cisco Systems. John has raised over $100M in equity capital and debt and has played central roles in numerous buy and sell-side transactions for both public and private companies. As COO at two companies, John also ran Engineering, Manufacturing and Customer Service operations. He has also founded, invested in and been a board member or advisor of a number of companies. John has a B.A. in Economics from Connecticut College and an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.

Sponsor

Event Sponsor Avalara
Avalara - We provide the fastest, easiest, most accurate and affordable way to manage sales tax compliance. We offer integrations with more financial, e-commerce, point-of-sales and mobile applications than any other transactional-tax solution on the market.
By filling out this form you will become a member of Proformative, and are subject to Proformative's User Agreement. This webinar is provided to you for free by the sponsor, who may contact you later.

There are no CPE Credits for this Solution Demonstration.