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Sales and Use Tax Red Flags: Understanding Audit Tactics to Drive Compliance

Date: Thursday, September 4, 2014
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT There are no CPE Credits for this Solution Demonstration.
Despite the potential consequences of non-compliance with dynamic sales tax related laws and regulations companies often still fail to give sales and use tax their due. The best way to manage your sales and use taxes successfully and avoid a bad audit is to understand the red flags that auditors are trained to find. What's obvious to state Department of Revenue (DOR) auditors might go unnoticed by your accounting team. If you know what they're looking for, you can correct your strategies before they get costly.

Join us as renowned State and Local Tax expert Judy Vorndran, CPA, JD, who has seen it all in this realm by working with companies from all industries, explains:

  • The tell-tale signs of errors in the way you manage your sales and use tax including common issues around nexus
  • The first items state auditors look for in your accounting records and filings
  • Strategies auditors use scrutinize your financials
  • Specific advice to use in avoiding a bad tax audit
  • Practical ways to protect your business, avoid penalties, and maintain compliance
After attending this event you will be able to:
Understand how your company can remove or avoid common red flags relative to sales and use tax which signal non-compliance
Learn how to work more effectively with state Department of Revenue auditors
Understand how to determine where nexus exists for your company


Judy Vorndran, CPA, JD, State and Local Tax Partner, Eide Bailly LLP
Judy Vorndran, CPA, JD
State and Local Tax Partner, Eide Bailly LLP
Judy has more than 20 years public accounting experience, specializing in state and local taxation with a federal background. She provides state and local tax services for clients in a variety of industries to help ensure state and local tax burdens are met and minimized where possible. Her areas of expertise include nexus studies, sales/use tax taxability analysis, multi-state tax filings, mergers and acquisitions, due diligence, restructuring, audit assistance, tax controversy, voluntary disclosure negotiations, annual reports, business licenses, registration preparation and sales and use tax outsourcing.
David H. Casper, CPA, State and Local Tax Consultant, Eide Bailly LLP
David H. Casper, CPA
State and Local Tax Consultant, Eide Bailly LLP
David currently serves as a State and local tax consultant with Eide Bailly LLP. David has over 15 years’ experience in agricultural and industrial equipment dealerships and has provided in-house sales tax support and return preparation for 100 stores in 11 states. Dave is a CPA and has a B.S Degree in Accounting from Minnesota State University Moorhead.
Moderated by: Ernie Humphrey, Educational Programs Leader, Proformative
Moderated by: Ernie Humphrey
Educational Programs Leader, Proformative
Ernie currently serves as the CEO of 360 Thought Leadership Consulting and as the Educational Programs Leader for Proformative. 360 Thought Leadership Consulting helps companies define and unlock the strategic value of their thought leadership programs by delivering comprehensive marketing services and business development strategy consulting. Previously Ernie served as the Vice President, Educational & Marketing Programs for Proformative. Ernie has overseen the content and execution of over 200 events designed to further the careers of finance and accounting leaders and related professionals. Formerly, Ernie served as the Director of Treasury Services and as a Director of the Corporate Treasurers Council for the Association for Financial Professionals. Ernie has extensive experience in the areas of educational program development and execution, online marketing, website content management, international cash management, and acquisition integration. Ernie has a BS and MS in Economics both from Purdue University.


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.