We are pleased to announce that two webinars presented by Judy Vorndran have been added to the "Reducing SALT Risk" series, sponsored by Avalara. These interactive webinars will give you time to ask questions of the expert. Free CPE credits available. Register at CPA Academy.
State Audit Triggers: Catch-22 of State Tax Enforcement
Live session: 10/5 Thursday 10:00 – 11:00 am MST
Rebroadcast: 10/18 Wednesday: 1:00 – 2:00 pm MST
Tax reporting is a catch-22—reporting is both required and YETincreases your risk of discovery. Companies “flagged” for audit create additional effort from internal resources. Know the audit triggers and strategies to reduce your audit risk. The second of three presentations by Judy Vorndran in our “Reducing Sales Tax Risk” series, sponsored by Avalara.
Learn how the following contribute to audit risk.
- Budget shortfalls
- Information readily available
- Changes in buying patterns
- Marketshare increases via Internet
- Population increase
- Federal entitlement decoupling
- Higher cost of infrastructure maintenance
Negotiating the Upper Hand in the Sales Tax Appeals Process
Live session: 10/24 Tuesday 11:00 am– 12:00 pm MST now 9:00 am – 10:00 am MST
Rebroadcast: 11/7 Tuesday: 9:00 – 10:00 am MST
Facing down a sales tax audit is a hugely intimidating prospect fraught with potential complications. Avoid issues heading south with the right negotiation approach. The third of three presentations by Judy Vorndran in our “Reducing Sales Tax Risk” series, sponsored by Avalara.
- Learn these strategies for negotiating the upper hand.
- Understand the process
- Always be negotiating
- Risk reduction strategies
- Quick response vs. Extensions
- Settlement strategies
- Developments in tax controversy abatement
- When to engage an advocate
Judy Vorndran leads the state and local tax (SALT) practice at TaxOps, helping clients navigate the morass of SALT issues with the goal of making it less “Taxing!” She is a recognized thought leader and award-winning instructor to clients and tax professionals alike with a steady focus on finding ways to simplify complex SALT issues and areas of state tax controversy. Judy monitors the legislative, judicial, and regulatory tax landscape to assess the tax impact on businesses, and has helped successfully change the laws in a number of states and jurisdictions. Previously, Judy was the first National Tax Resource at a Top 100 CPA Firm, where she launched the firm’s SALT practice. She also spent 14 years exclusively focusing on SALT at PwC and Deloitte, extensively traveling the U.S. helping clients implement best practices and reduce SALT risks.
[Video] Why sales tax automation saves you time and money?
Learn more about how automating makes audit defense easier and keeps you up-to-date on changing sales tax regulations.