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Sales Tax Basics: What Is Sales Tax?

What Is Sales Tax? (3:25)

Product: AvaTax Update Audience: New AvaTax Update customers

Description: This video, part of our Sales Tax Basics series, provides a brief history of sales tax and tells you a bit about what businesses have to take into consideration when charging sales tax.


  • What is sales tax?
  • Why is sales tax important?
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