Tax Law Day


This on demand binge play list breaks down the complicated 2021 Sales and Use Tax laws that organizations are forced to comply with. Get short form, easy to digest guidance from experts in the field and some real world perspective from Hickory Farms COO Matt James as he describes the company's automation strategy across a multi-channel distribution network of e-commerce, retail and catalog.

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Fireside Chat: Covid-19 Impact on Sales & Use Tax with Liz Armbruester

COVID-19 changed the way we learn, shop, socialize, travel, and work. Businesses around the world have had to adapt to survive. Join this fireside chat as Avalara SVP, Global Compliance Liz Armbruester recounts the latest trends and how they have affected sales tax.

We’ll discuss:

  • How states may recoup budget losses through changes in tax policy
  • The recent explosion in ecommerce and how it impacts tax obligations
  • COVID-19’s impact on the future of tax compliance

4:00 PM - 4:49 PM49 min

John Siefert
CEO at Dynamic Communities

Liz Armbruester
SVP, Global Compliance at Avalara

2021 Tax Laws Research and Tax compliance for Retailers with Jordan Lang & Hans Olson

Retail has slowly been moving online for years, but COVID-19 forced the acceleration of this trend across every region, demographic, and industry. As a result, many retailers have opened themselves up to new tax obligations through increased sales in a state, selling on marketplaces, selling internationally, or a combination of all three. This breakout will focus on the implications these changes can have on tax compliance and the recent updates to tax policy that retailers must know.

We’ll cover:

  • A look at retail trends and how online sales impact tax compliance
  • New tax obligations resulting from increased marketplace sales

4:50 PM - 5:04 PM14 min

Hans Olson
Sales Executive at Avalara

Bridget Courneya
Online Editor at Dynamic Communities

Jordan Lang
National Sales Manager at Avalara

Matt James: Hickory Farms COO on Sales & Use Tax Compliance

Since 1951, Hickory Farms has been a leading retailer of food gifts and specialty foods online, in catalogs, with mass merchants and supermarkets, and in more than 750 seasonal, retail shopping locations. John Siefert chats with Matt James, COO of the company, to discuss how their multi-channel commerce business strategy achieves compliance with Avalara.

5:05 PM - 5:24 PM19 min

John Siefert
CEO at Dynamic Communities

Matt James
COO at Hickory Farms

Online Sales: D2C Tax implications for Manufacturers with Maria Tringali

The pandemic affected manufacturers especially hard with disruptions in the global supply chain and shipping delays, to name a couple. Many manufacturers turned to online sales, selling direct to consumers, and even creating new products to survive in the new normal. All of these actions have sales tax implications that can drastically change the way manufacturers manage compliance for years to come.

Attend this breakout to learn:

  • Why manufacturers may be the hook to collect sales tax if they sell online
  • How to approach ecommerce when selling tax-exempt goods

5:25 PM - 5:41 PM16 min

Bridget Courneya
Online Editor at Dynamic Communities

Maria Tringali
Sales Tax Professional at Avalara

7 Ways States may Increase Tax Revenue in 2021

Every new year brings new sales tax changes. Thanks to 2020’s cataclysmic events, there are even more changes in store than usual. Not only are states enacting new tax legislation in response to budget deficits, but businesses are facing increased tax obligations due to shifting sales models. Now’s the time to understand how all these changes could impact your business in 2021. Here are 7 ways states may increase tax revenue in 2021.

5:42 PM - 5:57 PM15 min

Liz Armbruester
SVP, Global Compliance at Avalara

Aaron Back
Decision Acceleration Analyst at Decision Acceleration Cloud

Actionable Ideas & Takeaways with Bridget Courneya & Aaron Back

Discuss the key takeaways from the day’s binge sessions and what you can put to work for your business right away!

5:57 PM - 6:02 PM05 min

Aaron Back
Decision Acceleration Analyst at Decision Acceleration Cloud

Bridget Courneya
Online Editor at Dynamic Communities