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Where should we collect tax?

Overview

You think you may need to collect tax in some new states and want to know how you should decide.

Environment

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Resolution

  • We recommend that you collect tax where you are required to collect, and register there so you can remit the collected tax to the tax jurisdiction.
  • The reasons that a company can be required to collect tax varies from state to state.
  • We suggest you contact your accountant, tax attorney, or other qualified sales tax professional to conduct a nexus study for your business. Avalara provides a variety of professional tax services including nexus studies, voluntary disclosure agreements, and tax registration services. For more information about Avalara Professional Services, please contact your account manager.

 

Note: For more information on nexus see Add Nexus Jurisdictions.