While a lot has changed, one thing hasn’t: As companies roll out IoT applications, they need to consider the tax implications.
It’s important to understand what the FUSF is, why it’s increasing, and how FUSF contributors should ensure they’re following contribution management best practices.
The tax complexity involved with bundling services is challenging, especially for new players entering the space, but can be addressed with proper documentation, planning, and coordination.
While digital content taxation will likely continue to undergo change for some time, there are some precautions you can take to minimize your exposure as you sell these products.
The arrival of 5G has brought the communications industry to an inflection point. But what does all of this mean for taxes?
If you're thinking of expanding your services to include SD-WAN, consider the potential impacts and complexities of telecom taxation.
Unified Communications simplifies team collaboration, but for providers can open the door to an incredibly complex array of communications taxes and federal regulations. Here's what you need to know.
There are many tax implications vehicle manufacturers and telematics service providers need to be aware of. Here's what every consumer segment tax team needs to know to stay competitive and compliant.
In the wake of South Dakota v. Wayfair, the impacts for OTT providers could be significant. Here's what you need to know about the potential implications for streaming voice, video, and audio services
Tax laws are being adapted to account for newer technologies, like streaming services.
Once a tech company has been deemed a telecommunications company for taxation, compliance becomes complex.
Is your tech company at risk of being deemed a telecom company for tax purposes? What are the telltale signs, and how can you prepare? Find out here.
Networks like Disney, Discovery, and Viacom are making major headlines as they announce new video streaming services, but what does the news signify from a communications tax and regulatory perspectiv
Avalara's Returns for Communications service will soon provide referrals to regulatory experts for the most complex federal regulatory reporting and compliance
The New York Department of Taxation and Finance says cellphones are now subject to communications excise tax when they're locked or otherwise tied to a network.
One of the biggest unknowns facing communications service providers from a tax perspective is the Internet of Things.
The Iowa Department of Revenue ruled that Amazon's streaming video service renders Amazon Prime memberships taxable in their entirety. Here's what tax managers need to know.
If you're new to FCC Form 477, you'll be glad to know this one "trick" can save communications service providers from a lot of unnecessary headaches.
Learn why Florida holds CSPs harmless from monitoring customer locations when they use geospatial data—and how this technology removes a huge roadblock to communications tax compliance.
Quick question for communications service providers of phone, VoIP or broadband services who are still relatively new to the industry:
Do you know what all of your reporting requirements are? H
In this post, we'll go over the most noteworthy changes for fiscal year 2015.
Among the countless tax challenges faced by communications service providers, tax on tax calculation is one of the most confusing.
As the pace of next-gen communications technology escalates, taxation may have a bigger impact than many providers are prepared for.
Broadband is now a Title II service, which means it could soon be contributing to the federal USF. Avalara’s senior communications tax consultant explains what the move means for you.
Communications nexus is very different from sales and use tax nexus. Learn how to correctly define these relationships for your company.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that Verizon owes the state millions for a wide variety of services. Here’s what it means for other communications providers.
VoIP and wireless safe harbor ratios can make it easier to file 499-Qs and remain compliant. But are they right for your company?
With the rise of the IoT (Internet of Things), the era of truly BIG data is upon us. And buried in those endless data streams from billions of connected “things” is customer usage – a type of data tha