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(Accountant) Our company is in a state that has sales tax, while we often make sales to customers in states that don't have it. If someone were to place an order in a state that doesn't have sales tax, but drive to our location to pick it up - should they be charged sales tax?
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(Owner) As a US-based online business, I have several employees living in the Philippines (citizens of Philippines). Are the wages I pay them considered to them to be US source income? Am I required to withhold tax at 30% for them? Am I required to file Form 1042 and Form 1042-S,...
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(Sr. International Accountant) Does anybody know of what we might need to know tax wise related to doing work in Massachusetts? We are legal services related attorney firm. Thanks!
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(Director of Finance) While it isn't currently my primary business, I did prepare taxes fro a couple of clients this year for a fee. We received back a letter from the IRS listing penalties and interest for not filing and paying on time despite the fact that my client did so via certified...
Srikanth lakshminarayanan
Title: SR.ASST MANAGER-FINANCE
Company: PANSONIC MARKETING MIDDLEEST FZE
(SR.ASST MANAGER-FINANCE at PANSONIC MARKETING MIDDLEEST FZE) I would like to have basic knowledge on VAT which is going to be implemented in UAE.
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H Singh
Title: Manager
Company: La Riviera Maya
(Manager at La Riviera Maya) Our website registered and operated out of US, lists oceanfront villas and condos that are located in Riviera Maya, Mexico. Some of these Villas and Condos are owned by Mexican nationals. Once we rent a property we collect the rental subtract our commission and remit the...
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Preawpan Soonsinbhai
Title: Accounting Manager
Company: Asset World Leisure
(Accounting Manager at Asset World Leisure) Company A, registered in New York state, need to pay mangement fee to the company outside US. Does company A need to deduct withholding tax from fee amount?
Christie Jahn
Title: CFO
Company: Prime Investments & Development
(CFO at Prime Investments & Development) Are most companies paying to a third party to report this next year? I'm curious how this is impacting companies or what steps you are taking now to be prepared for the reporting next year.
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(Sr Accountant Assoc) While filing in march for Feb 2016 sales and use tax, the balance sheet for 2015 was used instead of the 2016. This caused an underpayment of the sales and use tax. Also and over payment of the battery tax occurred due to this error. As March was quarter end and we are now...
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Mark Linder
Title: VP Finance
Company: Performance Solutions
(VP Finance at Performance Solutions) We are an AZ based corporation.  We do not have a nexus in Washington state.  The tax "expert" at our outside CPA firm told us there is a new law that requires us to collect and report sales tax in Washington.  They told us that...
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(Accounting ) I work in the finance office at a company who does not pay use tax on any of the purchases from any vendors who do not charge us the sales tax directly. I spoke to the company's accounting firm about the matter and I was advised that "we should be paying it but I...
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Brenda Knelsen
Title: Finance Manager
Company: LabX Media Group
(Finance Manager at LabX Media Group) Hello, We are expanding our Canadian trade show business into the US, and I need some help figuring out what states we need to charge sales tax in, if any. Can anyone recommend a good consultant that could help me make sure we are doing everything correctly? Thanks! Brenda
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(Sub-Regional Director - Vietnam (HCM, Ha..) (1) A California-based Independent Software Vendor licenses the same software to multiple enterprises subject to a Software License Agreement. Vendors retains all intellectual property rights. The software is only made available for electronic download - no physical media...
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(staff Accountant ) Can anyone provide me with an authoritative answer on reimbursed expenses being reported on a 1099-MISC.
Randall Bolten
Title: CEO
Company: Lucidity
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(CEO at Lucidity) The Powerball payout has reached the jaw-dropping, mind-numbing (insert your favorite hyper-adjective here) level of $1.4 billion. Tragically, state lotteries are one of the most sinister and unfair ideas our elected officials have ever had. And simple,...
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Title: Event Questions
Company: Proformative
(Event Questions at Proformative)   "How many years are available to correct sales tax errors if you make them? Is there a statute of limitations or the like?" This question was asked at a recent webinar, now available on-demand: "How to Prepare for your Next Sales Tax Exemption...
Len Green
Title: Performance Improvement Consultant and E..
Company: Haygarth Consulting LLC
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(Performance Improvement Consultant and E.. at Haygarth Consulting LLC) Here's the scenario:  Your company occasionally buys goods/services from vendors located outside your state/city and you need to track which AP invoices need to be included in a state/city Use Tax filing. The vendors are not registered in the local tax...
Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com) How successful have you've been at reducing or eliminating the absurd penalties the IRS assesses your businesses (or your persons)? Have you used the IRS guidelines: http://www.irs.gov/irm/part20/irm_20-001-001r-cont01.html ? They talk about "reasonable cause...
Annette Nellen
Title: Professor
Company: San Jose State University
(Professor at San Jose State University)   There is an interesting article in the San Jose Mercury News - "Silicon Valley's stealthy, selfish war on taxes," by Michelle Quinn (9/11/15).  She looks at some of the assessed values high tech firms have noted for their equipment, including $1....