Use tax, the lesser known counterpart of sales tax, suffers from a basic lack of PR. Buyers and sellers alike pay it no mind. Despite 27 states having a dedicated line item in tax returns for reporting use tax owed, only 2% of taxpayers actually report it. This has left the states with a $23 billion deficit annually in uncollected use tax.
Tag: Third party products
Almost every major software company encourages and solicits other companies, knows as ISV’s, to develop solutions for their packages to give them a broader appeal. For those that aren’t sure what an ISV is, an
PaperSave, a software developed by WhiteOwl, is a complete document management, electronic workflow, and transaction automation solution that directly interface with Microsoft CRM, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Dynamics SL, and other ERP systems.
The advantages of the PaperSave Document Management Solution are more than just going ‘Green’ and reducing paper. Here is a list of the many benefits that may be realized by using PaperSave:
A Drop Point in PaperSave is a method of capturing documents and sending them to a PaperSave workflow. Each Drop Point can be associated to a single workflow, but a workflow may have several Drop Points. The reason a workflow may have several Drop Points is to capture documents from different methods, such as Email, drag and drop, scan, etc.
Life lessons. They’re never ending. There’s the stuff that you’d like to learn like paddle boarding, pasta rolling, conversational Spanish, and there’s the stuff that you have to learn, like web design, drywall hanging, and programming the DVR. We’re guessing sales tax falls into the latter category. Because, let’s face it, unless you’re a member of Mensa (or a masochist), sales tax is hard. And boring.
But now it doesn’t have to be. Avalara wrote the book on making sales tax easy. No seriously, we did. Okay, we had a little help on the “easy” part from the folks at For Dummies. Yes! That’s right; those massively popular bright yellow and black books that that offer useful instruction on, well, everything.
Marketplace selling can be a smart strategy for merchants who want to expand their business. But what if you don’t have the time, money or resources to fulfill more orders in-house? You could consider becoming part of an order management and fulfillment network such as Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA).
In previous blogs, I have touched on the sheer number of Dynamics ERP ISVs (third party products). They are great tools to add on to an accounting system, however choosing out of the thousands can be a daunting task. Implementing them can also be quite an undertaking. It involves multiple systems, and should involve several parties, not just the ISV but also your Dynamics Partner and IT personnel/company. All too often us partners get calls from clients saying they have purchased a product that was supposed to solve all their problems and now they have no clue how to use it and their ERP is crashing.