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Contractors And Their Sales Tax Responsibilities

  • Accountant
  • AFSP
  • CRTP
  • CPA (US)
  • CVA
  • EA
  • ORTP
  • MRTP
  • CBA/MCBA
  • CFIRS
  • CWS
  • Course Description
  • Course Qualification
  • Presenter
  • FAQ

Course Description

Course Description

Generally speaking, contractors owe sales tax when buying materials to be incorporated into real property. Sales tax is generally imposed on the “ultimate consumer.” The ultimate consumer is usually the last person to purchase and use the item. In the construction or improvement of real property, the contractor usually is considered the ultimate consumer of the tangible personal property incorporated into the reality. Contractors are generally not resellers of materials incorporated into the real property; they are considered users and consumers of materials purchased for a job. However, the type of contract can change the tax implications. 

This online CPE webinar covers major topics:

  • Who is a contractor? 
  • When does a contractor need to charge sales tax? 
  • What is a capital improvement? 
  • What are repair and maintenance? 
  • Does a contractor have to pay tax on its materials? 
  • What is a material man? 
  • Are installation, disassembly, or delivery charges taxable? 
  • Do I need to charge sales tax if I sell just materials? 
  • What exemption certificates do I need? 
  • Is carting or waste removal taxable? 

Learning Objectives

  • To explain who the government defines as a contractor
  • To discuss the sales tax responsibilities of contractors
  • To discuss the need to pay sales tax on materials
  • To examine the exemptions that apply to contractors

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • Accounting Firm
  • Accounting Managers
  • Bookkeepers & Accountants & Tax Preparers
  • California Registered Tax Professional
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • Maryland Tax Preparers
  • Oregon Tax Preparers
  • Senior Accountant
  • Staff of Accounting Firm
  • Tax Accountant (Industry)
  • Tax Attorney
  • Tax Director (Industry)
  • Tax Firm
  • Tax Managers
  • Tax Practitioners
  • Tax Preparer
  • Tax Professionals
  • Tax Pros
  • Young CPA

Course Qualification

Webinar Qualifies For

  • 1 CE Credit of Taxes for Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP)
  • 1 CE Credit of Federal Tax Related Matters for California Registered Tax Preparers (CRTP) (Approval No. 6273-CE-0414)
  • 1 CRE Credit for Certified Financial Examiner (CFE)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Taxes for Certified Public Accountants (CPA-US)
  • 1 CPE Credit for Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)
  • 1 CE Credit of Taxes for Enrolled Agents (EA) (Approval No. GEHNZ-T-00413-21-O)
  • 1 CE Credit of Federal Tax Related Matters for Oregon Registered Tax Preparers (ORTP) (Approval No. GEHNZ-T-00413-21-O)
  • 1 CE Credit of Federal Tax Related Matters for Maryland Tax Preparer (MRTP) (Approval No. GEHNZ-T-00413-21-O)
  • 1 CPE Credit for Certified Business Appraiser/Master Certified Business Appraiser (CBA/MCBA)
  • 1 CE Credit for Certified Fiduciary & Investment Risk Specialist (CFIRS)
  • 1 CE Credit for Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS)
  • 1 General Credit for Accountant/Bookkeeper/Tax Professionals

Additional details

  • Course Level :
    Basic
  • Credits :
    1
  • Instructional Method :
    Group Internet Based
  • Pre-requisites :
    None
  • Advance Preparation :
    None

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MY-CPE LLC (Sponsor ID# : 6273) has been approved by the California Tax Education Council to offer continuing education courses that count as credit towards the annual “continuing education” requirement imposed by the State of California for CTEC Registered Tax Preparers. A listing of additional requirements to register as a tax preparer may be obtained by contacting CTEC at P.O. Box 2890, Sacramento, CA, 95812-2890, toll-free by phone at (877) 850-2832, or on the Internet at www.ctec.org.

Presenter

About Presenter

Mark Stone

Accounting Manager, Sales Tax Defense LLC

Mark L. Stone is the Managing Partner of Sales Tax Defense LLC. He founded the firm in 2008. The firm specializes in Sales, Use and Transaction Taxes. Services include sales and use tax consulting, audit defense, settlement negotiation, and preparing and filing sales tax returns in multiple states. He represents companies and individuals before state taxing authorities and through the appeals process.  Mark has testified as an expert witness in sales and use tax court cases as well as assisted attorneys and other accountants in their representation of clients in criminal investigations. 

Mark began his career as a sales tax auditor for the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance. After gaining experience working for the State, he moved on to work at several prominent accounting firms such as Raich Ende Malter LLP and The Marcum Group LLP.  In 2008, he decided to open his own firm solely focusing on sales and use tax. During this time, he was also an adjunct graduate school professor at Long Island University C.W. Post Campus. 

Mark has written articles in several publications such as Long Island Business News, New York State Society of CPAs Nassau Chapter Newsletter, Daily News, and Long Island Pulse Magazine. 

He is a frequent speaker for different organizations and has spoken for the New York State Society of CPAs, the Nassau County Bar Association, the Suffolk County Bar Association, as well as for various accounting firms and businesses. 

About Company

Sales Tax Defense LLC

www.salestaxdefense.com/

Sales Tax Defense LLC is a boutique tax-consulting firm that only provides sales, use, and transaction tax advice. We are a dedicated team committed to helping accountants, attorneys, fellow professionals, businesses, and their clients understand and comply with the sales and use tax laws. When there is a sales tax problem, we work to quickly and cost effectively resolve the sales and use tax issue, and then provide guidance to help avoid similar problems in the future. When we are engaged or referred by a fellow professional, we respect the relationship that they have with their client. We work only to resolve the sales tax issue and return the client to that professional with an enhanced sense of confidence in them.

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Diane Pesarsick, CPA (US)

Jan 7th, 2022

PLEASE NOTE THERE WAS A PROBLEM WITH THE FINAL POLL QUESTION. MANY ATTENDEES MENTIONED THIS IN THE CHAT BOX BUT IT WAS NOT ADDRESSED. THE POLL BOX CAME UP BUT NO QUESTION CAME UP TO BE ANSWERED. I was in attendance 100% of the time. I want to make sure I earn full CPE since this was out of the attendees control. Please respond. Thank you, Diane Pesarsick pesarsick11@comcast.net

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Jesse Nordman, CPA (US)

Apr 8th, 2021

Loved it, he came on strong answering some of the straight forward initial items I wanted clarification on then kept rolling. I'm a CPA that helps develop accounting software so these clarifications and extra items mentioned were great for a current project we're doing with the tax team in integrating our accounting software with their tax software.

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Arkadiy Kleyner, EA, BO

Nov 9th, 2021

This webinar helps to understand some aspects of contractors' sales tax liabilities; this topic is complex and understanding corresponding rules and regulations is important for those who liable and those who assist them.

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Michiko Pacheco, EA, ORTP

Apr 20th, 2022

There were lots of helpful information for someone like me who didn’t deal with this issue before and get a good overview and familiarize myself.

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Jennifer Syme, AFSP

Sep 16th, 2022

Mark Stone is an excellent presenter and never disappoints. He presents the information in a clear, concise, and easy to understand manner.

Contractors And Their Sales Tax Responsibilities

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Subject Area

Taxes

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