As your company expands, grows or relocates, Mauldin & Jenkins’ experienced SALT specialists possess the knowledge and skills needed to navigate complicated multi-state tax laws, allowing you to focus on the business at hand. Our CPAs work collaboratively with businesses to uncover and address state and local tax issues. Whether you have been selected for a tax audit or are eager to be proactive in your SALT planning, our experienced professionals can help.
our salt services include:
Outsourced Tax Return Preparation and Filing
Using calculation information by jurisdiction to complete, file, and pay a return in required jurisdictions.
Comprehensive Nexus Study
Analysis of operations, sales, and purchases to determine what tax obligations exist by jurisdiction. The study includes income, franchise, and sales and use tax.
Product Taxability Review
Review of products sold or purchased to determine taxability by jurisdiction.
Voluntary Disclosure Agreement (VDA)
Assistance in participation in state Voluntary Disclosure Agreement programs to disclose unpaid/underpaid liabilities.
Sales and Use Tax calculations at the time of transaction (software calculation)
Ongoing Sales and Use Tax advisory and review services
Gathering exemption certificates and monitoring expiration dates, renewing as needed
Registering the business as a seller in state or local jurisdictions, typically resulting in an assignment of a registration number
An in-depth audit of accounts receivable, accounts payable, and fixed assets (internal audit of what you are buying and selling as well as the process)
Examination of an audit done by a state auditor to indicate agreement or disagreement, which may find overpayment of sales tax in the actual audit
Reviewing accounts payable to identify overpaid sales tax and filing refund requests/returns
Managing a client’s audit from start to finish so the client does not have to interact with the auditor
Facilitation of a simulated state audit to determine potential exposure
There are a number of complex tax compliance requirements that multi-state companies face. It is important to understand and comply with these rules in order to avoid costly SALT assessments down the road. To learn more about the proactive steps you can take, contact us.
WHAT OUR CLIENTS ARE SAYING
"The services provided by Mauldin & Jenkins have been excellent. Specifically, Jeff Dorris helped us successfully navigate through a significant sales tax project. He took the time to fully understand our needs and provided straight-forward guidance. Jeff is very knowledgeable, thorough and truly a pleasure to work with, and I recommend him without reservation."
SALES & USE TAX COMPLIANCE REVIEW
State and locally administered Sales and Use Tax (SUT) can be a complex and costly necessity of any business that conducts sales or makes purchases. Over time, businesses must adapt to operation changes, growth, product & service expansions, and employee turnover. If overlooked, sales and use tax compliance processes may become disconnected from business activities, or SUT law.
With more than 1.5 million nonprofit organizations registered in the U.S., the nonprofit sector is a major contributor to state economies. However, state tax law does not always offer the same exemption status awarded by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Many state taxes still apply to the activities and functions to carry on the day-to-day operations of a nonprofit. Do you know your state and local sales tax laws?
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