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Cost Free
Presentation Length 1.5 hours

Recorded DateMarch 25, 2014
CPE:Not available
(archived webinars do not offer CPE credits)
Subject AreaTaxes (Sales Tax)
Course LevelBasic
Course Description

Learn what creates nexus -- some factors will surprise you! -- and what to do once you've discovered that you have it. We'll review how states identify companies for audit, nexus questionnaires, state amnesty programs, and voluntary disclosure agreements. This introductory webinar will also examine situations in which you should and should not get registered in a state and other costly mistakes to avoid.

What you'll learn:
• What is nexus?
• How do states prove you have nexus?
• Little-known nexus-creating activities. • How do states find you?
• What to do about state nexus questionnaires.
• What can happen if you have nexus and a state finds you.
• What are your options if caught?
• Can you limit back taxes, penalties, and interest upon registration?
• Situations in which you shouldn't get registered.
• Five of the costliest mistakes companies make.

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Andy graduated with a master’s degree in accounting with emphasis in Taxation from Brigham Young University. He began his career in state taxation with Arthur Anderson, then after 4 years at Arthur Anderson, he partnered with Jerry Peisner and in 1992 founded Peisner Johnson & Company, LLP. Andy is an experienced professional in state and local tax matters and has consulted hundreds of companies in virtually every industry across the country. He is also a member of the AICPA and the Texas Society of CPAs. Peisner Johnson, founded in 1992, is the largest national CPA firm that is focused entirely on solving state and local tax issues. Peisner Johnson is comprised of former state auditors and other professionals with years of state and local tax experience. Peisner Johnson has experience with clients of all sizes, in all industries and currently works in all 50 states, U.S. territories and Canadian Provinces.

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Mike is the founder of Michael J Fleming & Associates dba Sales Tax and More. Prior to beginning this new venture, Mike spent the better part of a decade with Peisner Johnson, an accounting firm that is focused entirely on solving state and local tax issues. Mike’s state tax knowledge is well rounded, but he is one of the country’s leading authorities when it comes to eCommerce, nexus, and drop shipping. Mike is often quoted by the press on these topics. Mike is a frequently requested speaker sometimes presenting at 2-3 live webinars a week and traveling across the country to speak at some of the industry’s biggest events. Mike is a prolific writer having authored an untold number of industry white papers, articles and blog posts. Mike was born in New Your City where he began his career on Wall Street. He moved to Dallas in 1989, where he met his wife Dorinda. They now live about 30 miles east of Dallas in Heath, Texas where they are affectionately known as Heathens

About Our Presenter

Peisner Johnson & Company is the largest registered CPA firm that focuses exclusively on state and local tax issues. We have a proven track record of experience and an extensive knowledge of state tax law. We have consulted with thousands of companies doing business across the United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada. Our client list reads like a “who’s who” of companies in just about every industry.