Podcast Articles

The Power of Data: Vertex’s Approach to Keeping Pace with Tax Changes Part 2

In this SALTovation podcast episode, we delve into the expanding world of state and local taxation with Vertex’s Mike Bernard, discussing rising fees, the complexity of local taxes, and future tax trends. Mike offers insights on sales taxes, real estate impacts, and the potential for service taxation.

The Power of Data: Vertex’s Approach to Keeping Pace with Tax Changes with Mike Bernard

Brad Scott, as the director of finance for a small business in Arizona, is a business leader advocating for sales tax simplicity. He discusses the challenges of sales tax compliance for small businesses post-Wayfair and proposes solutions for greater simplicity in tax policy.

The Impact of Massachusetts Court Cases on State and Local Tax Policies with Richard Jones

In this episode of the SALTovation podcast, we speak with Richard Jones, an attorney at Sullivan & Worcester in Boston, specializing in state and local tax for over two decades. Richard dives into two significant Massachusetts court cases: Oracle USA Inc. and US Auto Holdings. In the Oracle case, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court upheld the ability to apportion sales tax for software sales and clarified the parameters of the Commissioner of Revenue’s authority. In the US Auto Holdings case, the court struck down the concept of “cookie nexus” and denied the state’s ability to retroactively apply the Wayfair decision. Listen this week as Richard provides insights into the implications of these cases and their potential impact on other states.

State and Local Tax Compliance Simplified with Brad Scott: Part 2

Brad Scott, as the director of finance for a small business in Arizona, is a business leader advocating for sales tax simplicity. He discusses the challenges of sales tax compliance for small businesses post-Wayfair and proposes solutions for greater simplicity in tax policy.