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Avoiding the Biggest Sales Tax Risks for Manufacturers

Where should a manufacturer start looking for sales and use tax mistakes that are wasting money and increasing risks for your next audit? Here are four areas where these errors like to hide -- Sales Tax Collection, Purchasing, Audits and Technology and Outsourcing. 

Avoiding the Biggest Sales Tax Risks for Manufacturers

Where should a manufacturer start looking for sales and use tax mistakes that are wasting money and increasing risks for...

Lauren Stinson, CMI
By Lauren Stinson, CMI
on October 29, 2018
Food Manufacturers: Look at Exemptions for Sanitization Chemicals

Manufacturers of food products may be missing out on significant tax savings by not taking advantage of sales tax exemptions...

Lauren Stinson, CMI
By Lauren Stinson, CMI
on September 12, 2017
Why Should Manufacturers Ask Vendors to Break Out Labor & Material Charges?

Manufacturers should always ask vendors to itemize their invoices.  This practice helps manufacturers take advantage of...

Lauren Stinson, CMI
By Lauren Stinson, CMI
on April 13, 2017
Where Manufacturers Should Look to Improve Sales & Use Tax Procedures

Where does a manufacturer start looking for sales or use tax mistakes that are wasting money and increasing risks for your...

Lauren Stinson, CMI
By Lauren Stinson, CMI
on April 06, 2017
Tips to Avoid Sales Tax Problems from Accounting Journal Entries

Here are common mistakes that manufacturers make with journal entry transactions that can result in underpayment of tax....

Crystal Wood, CMI
By Crystal Wood, CMI
on March 07, 2017
Oops!  I Forgot to Collect Sales Tax from a Customer.  What Now?

The sales tax audit report is complete and your company owes hundreds (or even thousands) of dollars in tax which was never...

Lauren Stinson, CMI
By Lauren Stinson, CMI
on February 24, 2017
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
Sales Tax Video: Manufacturers Need To Know Where Production Begins & Ends

States have different parameters of where manufacturing production begins and ends.  To take full advantage of sales and use...

Lauren Stinson, CMI
By Lauren Stinson, CMI
on January 20, 2017

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