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Business Trends: Colorado Sales Tax Reform

Course Description
Sales tax reform is changing the tax landscape in many states and Colorado is no exception. The Colorado Department of Revenue has issued emergency regulations that radically change the sourcing rules for sales tax purposes. These regulations were effective starting December 1, 2018. Additionally, Colorado has a far more complicated sales and use tax structure than most states. This webinar will discuss the new regulations, the various combinations of sales tax rates across Colorado and what you need to do to stay in compliance and handle multiple filing requirements.

Learning Objectives
- Review common state and local taxes for Colorado
- Review important recent tax law changes, including the Wayfair Supreme Court ruling
- Identify where you may need to collect sales tax
- Discuss how aggressive state expansions of sales tax collection requirements are creating filing requirements and risks for businesses working across jurisdictions and state lines

Presenters
Stacey Roberts, CPA, Regional SALT Director

Stacey has more than 18 years of public accounting experience in tax, with 16 of those years focusing exclusively in state and local taxation. She has experience with a variety of different entities, including C corporations, S corporations, LLCs and partnerships, and assists clients in a variety of state and local tax areas including legal entity restructuring, nexus studies, state income tax filing methods, apportionment analyses, sales and use tax analyses, credits and incentives, due diligence, audit assistance, income/franchise and sales/use tax compliance and state tax provisions.

Laura Robichaud, DBA, MBA, Regional SALT Director
Laura has more than 10 years of financial and tax experience with extensive knowledge of Transaction Privilege Tax (TPT) and Use tax, as well as a variety of other state and local tax issues. She is a taxability expert in a variety of industries and is proficient in Voluntary Disclosure Agreement (VDAs) programs, Public Law 86-272 Nexus determinations, and amnesty issues. Laura also has experience in in audit support services, as well as state and local litigation issues, appeals, informal petitions, and penalty abatement.

Mary Jo Zuelsdorf, CMI, Manager
Mary Jo consults clients on state and local tax matters, including issues related to income/franchise, sales/use, property and employment taxes and unclaimed property. She helps clients to understand the tax obligations and provides practical business approaches to achieve compliance.

CPE Information
CPE Credits: 1
Field of Study: Taxes
Level of Knowledge: Basic
Delivery Method: Web-Based Group Session

Additional Information:
These are web-group seminars. No prerequisites or advanced preparation required. For information regarding refund, complaint and program cancellation policies, please contact Jason McKeever at 701.476.8773.

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