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Our tax experts continuously monitor the evolution of state and local tax rules in all 50 states, staying on top of legislative, regulatory, and precedent-setting developments so you and your staff don't have to. Our technical tax expertise combined with broad and deep industry knowledge means we bring you effective state and local tax planning strategies to help you ensure compliance, mitigate risk, and minimize your tax obligations.

We can help you uncover opportunities for tax savings and refunds through new filing positions, mitigate risk with voluntary disclosure and amnesty programs, and proactively identify reductions in overall state tax liability through realignment of business activities or operations. We provide you with sound supporting evidence for tax positions and strengthen planning scenarios through close collaboration with your entire Plante Moran service team.

From nexus review and planning, voluntary disclosure representation, and audit and controversy representation to unitary analysis, apportionment and allocation review, and tax ruling requests, we can help you feel confident in your state and local tax positions.

Sales tax nexus: Assessing your exposure and mitigating risk

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Take our Sales Tax Nexus Compliance Assessment
Wayfair multistate sales tax compliance is complicated. Understanding your risk of noncompliance is the first step to protecting your organization from penalties and revenue loss. Take our two-minute Sales Tax Nexus Compliance Assessment.
Article November 18, 2019 2 min read
Future of Wayfair: Sales tax nexus lessons learned and future considerations
Jeanette Tolar
Webinar January 9, 2020 1 hour watch
Wayfair: Analyzing and assessing your risk
Mike Merkel
Article December 10, 2019 3 min read
Sales tax compliance after Wayfair: Don’t try this alone
Mike Merkel
November 1, 2019 4 min read

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State and Local Tax Thought Leadership

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    Following the Wayfair decision, there are still important lessons and economic nexus developments to consider. Learn more.
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  • Wayfair: Analyzing and assessing your risk
    If your business sells products in multiple states, you should perform a sales tax compliance risk assessment to determine your exposure to sales taxes in those jurisdictions. Here’s how to get started.
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Our Team

Our team is actively engaged with the AICPA, state CPA associations, and chambers of commerce, tracking and influencing developments in state and local taxation. We help you stay current through tax alerts, advisories, and webinars on the risks and opportunities in today's rapidly changing tax landscape.

Our state and local tax team serves clients nationwide and brings you the resources you need to meet your needs and goals. We’re also a founding and active member of the Praxity State and Local Tax Working Group, providing you additional state and local tax experts and resources across the United States if the need arises.

Our clients say

Plante Moran delivers a unique combination of state and local tax expertise and senior-level involvement. We value this combination because it has resulted in a significant reduction of our sales tax liabilities and a great relationship.

Michael D. Stein VP, Controller, SoCore Energy

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