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Shakespeare-Inspired Sales Tax Advice

“What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.”

What does Shakespeare have to do with sales and use tax? With his famous line from the play Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare seems to suggest that a name is meaningless. It is just a label that has no impact on the object it describes. Try telling that to an auditor!

Shakespeare-Inspired Sales Tax Advice

“What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.”

What does Shakespeare have to do with...

Lauren Stinson, CMI
By Lauren Stinson, CMI
on September 11, 2019
Where Manufacturers Should Look to Improve Sales & Use Tax Procedures

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Lauren Stinson, CMI
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Lauren Stinson, CMI
By Lauren Stinson, CMI
on March 14, 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
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
Seven Important Questions (and Answers) about Sales Tax XYZ Letters

Are you familiar with the XYZ Letter? It’s worth taking a few minutes to better understand this sales tax correspondence,...

Lauren Stinson, CMI
By Lauren Stinson, CMI
on November 21, 2014

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