What You Need to Know About Sales Tax

What You Need to Know About Sales Tax

Learn about the history of sales tax and how Avalara AvaTax helps you stay in compliance.

About this course

Learn about the history of sales tax, the relationship between taxing jurisdictions and businesses, how to register to collect sales tax, and different types of transactional taxes. A brief introduction to Avalara AvaTax also walks you through your tax profile and how AvaTax uses information from your transactions to make accurate sales and use tax calculations.

Curriculum

  • Let's go
  • Class info
  • What you need to know about sales tax
  • What is sales tax?
  • The role of the taxing jurisdiction, seller, and buyer
  • Sales, vs. seller's use, vs. consumer's use tax
  • Register to collect sales tax
  • Section review
  • What you need to know about Avalara AvaTax
  • What is my tax profile?
  • What is a connector?
  • What is a tax call?
  • Section review
  • Congratulations!
  • Congratulations!

About this course

Learn about the history of sales tax, the relationship between taxing jurisdictions and businesses, how to register to collect sales tax, and different types of transactional taxes. A brief introduction to Avalara AvaTax also walks you through your tax profile and how AvaTax uses information from your transactions to make accurate sales and use tax calculations.

Curriculum

  • Let's go
  • Class info
  • What you need to know about sales tax
  • What is sales tax?
  • The role of the taxing jurisdiction, seller, and buyer
  • Sales, vs. seller's use, vs. consumer's use tax
  • Register to collect sales tax
  • Section review
  • What you need to know about Avalara AvaTax
  • What is my tax profile?
  • What is a connector?
  • What is a tax call?
  • Section review
  • Congratulations!
  • Congratulations!