How Finance Leaders Can Navigate the Latest Challenges of Sales and Use Tax Audits
Date: Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Time: 2:00 P.M. Eastern Time
Duration: 1 hour
Sponsored by Vertex
Benjamin Franklin's adage that "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" is particularly apt for finance leaders who aim to mitigate risks of audits and penalties resulting from insufficient attention to sales and use tax rules. But for many finance leaders, the greatest difficulties with complying with these rules arise not only from the number of states and jurisdictions in which their companies conduct business, but also whether their companies establish a "sufficient physical presence," or nexus, among these locations.
As states and jurisdictions expand their definitions of nexus, finance teams may not necessarily possess the knowledge or resources they need to accurately calculate their companies' sales and use tax obligations. At the same time, finance teams cannot afford to allow audits to emerge as the cost of doing business, especially if they can prevent these audits in the first place, as well as prepare their companies in case of audits.
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About the Panelists
Craig Cookle, CPA, Partner, Wipfli LLP
Mike Cassidy, Director of Sales, Vertex, Inc.
Cosimo focuses his practice on state and local tax issues involving corporations, partnerships, and individuals. He advises clients on a range of multistate tax issues, including controversy, planning, and compliance. Cosimo regularly handles matters related to state and local income and franchise taxes, gross receipts taxes, entity-level taxes, sales and use taxes, telecommunications taxes, and real estate transfer taxes. He develops state tax planning strategies for corporate restructurings, mergers, acquisitions, and dispositions. In addition, he represents clients at the audit and administrative levels in state and local tax jurisdictions, and advises clients seeking advisory rulings, voluntary disclosure agreements, penalty abatements, and tax amnesties.
About the Moderator
Joe Fleischer, Editorial Director, Custom Content and Research,
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