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20 Sales and Use Tax Situations that Manufacturers Should Avoid

If you’re part of the accounting or purchasing departments at a manufacturing facility, making decisions about sales and use tax process is probably part of your regular responsibilities. But what happens if you are unknowingly following outdated regulations or relying on antiquated compliance procedures?  The answer is wasted money and unnecessary expenses.

20 Sales and Use Tax Situations that Manufacturers Should Avoid

If you’re part of the accounting or purchasing departments at a manufacturing facility, making decisions about sales and use...

Lauren Stinson, CMI
By Lauren Stinson, CMI
on February 15, 2017
When Do Pallets Qualify for Sales Tax Exemptions for Manufacturers?

Is your company’s purchase of pallets subject to sales & use tax? As with most issues related to sales & use taxes, the...

Lauren Stinson, CMI
By Lauren Stinson, CMI
on February 08, 2017
How One Manufacturer Saved $500,000 from a New Sales Tax Exemption

Managing new manufacturing exemptions for sales tax is difficult, especially for a one-person tax department.  Learn how a...

Lauren Stinson, CMI
By Lauren Stinson, CMI
on February 02, 2017
How Manufacturers Deal with Missing Sales Tax Exemption Certificates

What should a manufacturer do if they cannot obtain a sales tax exemption certificate from a customer for an exempt sale?...

Lauren Stinson, CMI
By Lauren Stinson, CMI
on February 01, 2017
How Manufacturers Can Reduce Sales Tax Audit Assessments

Here are three quick tips for manufacturers to help minimize assessments during sales tax audit. 

1) Look for overpaid taxes

Lauren Stinson, CMI
By Lauren Stinson, CMI
on January 17, 2017
How to Manage Sales and Use Tax Risks --Part 2: Sales Tax Training

This three-part series, How to Manage Sales and Use Tax Risks, examines the three areas where most manufacturers encounter...

Lauren Stinson, CMI
By Lauren Stinson, CMI
on November 21, 2016
What To Do If You've Overpaid Sales Tax on a Purchase

Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship. Benjamin Franklin

Lauren Stinson, CMI
By Lauren Stinson, CMI
on November 02, 2016
When is Material Handling Equipment Exempt from Sales Tax?

Most states offer some type of sales tax exemptions for material handling equipment (i.e. forklifts, pallet jacks),...

Lauren Stinson, CMI
By Lauren Stinson, CMI
on November 01, 2016

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