Don’t get tangled in the web – Sales and use tax rules can snare the unaware
Abstract: With states searching for extra revenue to plug their growing budget gaps, many are enforcing their sales and use tax rules more strictly than ever. So it’s critical for contractors who cross state lines to get and stay up-to-date on sales and use taxes to avoid getting tangled in the web so often spun by out-of-state jobs. This article reviews the basics of these taxes and how contractors can manage them. A sidebar lists three tips for easing the sales and use tax burden.