Black Friday and Sales Tax: A Potentially Risky Combination

  • Published: 11/15/2018 — 12:50 pm

Every company that sells products online knows the importance of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. According to CNNMoney, online shoppers spent $5 billion last year on Black Friday.

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Tax Tips & Triage – “Wayfair” – Winter is Coming…

  • Published: 07/30/2018 — 8:39 am

In previous publications, we talked about the Wayfair case and the states’ right to impose their sales tax laws (both the tax itself as well as the obligation to collect and remit on their behalf).

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Tax Tips & Triage – “Wayfair” for SaaS Companies

  • Published: 07/09/2018 — 12:03 pm

SCOTUS Decided! But what does “Wayfair” mean for SaaS companies?

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Tax Tips & Triage – The “Wayfair” Case: Take 2

  • Published: 07/09/2018 — 11:46 am

SCOTUS Decided! But what does “Quill” or “Wayfair” Even Mean? Take 2

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Tax Tips & Triage – The “Wayfair” Case

  • Published: 06/25/2018 — 7:12 am

SCOTUS Decided! But what does “Quill” or “Wayfair” Even Mean?

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Startup Tax Tips and Triage – Employee Gifts

  • Published: 01/26/2017 — 5:53 am

Most gifts are given without strings or expectations and do not compensate for services. But the government sees gifts differently because businesses may have different reasons for giving things away.

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Startup Tax Tips & Triage – Convertible Debt

  • Published: 01/25/2017 — 12:38 pm

No tax deduction is allowed for interest paid (or payable) on a company stock when the payment is at the option of the company itself. So, if the debt looks like a stock grant, tax deductions for interest on that debt may not be allowed.

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What Politicians Don’t Say About Your Taxes

  • Published: 11/01/2016 — 12:36 pm

Politicians say taxes are too high or too low and always too complicated. Not unexpectedly, I agree taxes are too high. In an odd way though, I’m not sure they’re as complicated as many want you to believe.

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You may have outgrown your CPA… you don’t know it!

  • Published: 08/22/2016 — 10:46 am

Today I received a call from a CPA in response to one of my recent blogs. He was concerned because he was unfamiliar of the issue I raised. He wanted to assess its impact on one of his clients.

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What California Pre-revenue Companies Need to Start Now to Preserve State Net Operating Loss Carryforwards

  • Published: 07/08/2016 — 7:44 am

If you are a pre-revenue CA domiciled company with employees in other states, you need to sell something before December 31, 2016.

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