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Use Tax Pitfalls of Centralized Accounting for Manufacturers

In today’s economy, multi-location manufacturers are faced with the increased burden of cutting costs by choosing between centralized or decentralized accounting systems.  Can a centralized system cost your company hundreds of thousands of use tax dollars?

Use tax oversights that we commonly find include not paying tax when tax is due (i.e. audit risk) or missing tax-saving opportunities (i.e. missed exemptions).

Use Tax Pitfalls of Centralized Accounting for Manufacturers

In today’s economy, multi-location manufacturers are faced with the increased burden of cutting costs by choosing between...

Lauren Stinson, CMI
By Lauren Stinson, CMI
on September 21, 2017
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
Understanding Consumable Supplies Sales Tax Exemptions for Manufacturers

Consumable supplies offer great money-saving sales tax exemptions for manufacturers.   The challenge is understanding the...

Lauren Stinson, CMI
By Lauren Stinson, CMI
on May 26, 2017
Are Storage Tanks Full of Sales Tax Exemptions for Manufacturers?

Many states provide sales tax exemptions for manufacturing equipment, but storage tanks are often excluded from these...

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
Manufacturers Should Send Their Purchasers to Sales Tax Training Boot Camp

 Last week I had the opportunity to speak with the Delaware chapter of the Institute of Supply Management (ISM)– a group...

Lauren Stinson, CMI
By Lauren Stinson, CMI
on March 16, 2017
How Manufacturers Can Get in Shape for a Sales Tax Audit

I was a sales and use tax auditor for the state of Georgia for thirty years before joining Windward Tax as a state tax...

Lauren Stinson, CMI
By Lauren Stinson, CMI
on February 28, 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
A Day in the Life of Windward Tax -- New Ruling Report

Here's another glimpse into what goes on at Windward Tax every day.  Our Tax Manager, Crystal Wood shares how she is putting...

Lauren Stinson, CMI
By Lauren Stinson, CMI
on February 16, 2017

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