and Vertex Offer Insight on Impact of Supreme Court Ruling on Online Sales Tax

Two July 10 Webcasts Explore Implications of Wayfair Decision for CPA Firms and Their Clients

NEW YORK--() and its preferred provider of sales and use tax solutions, Vertex, are offering a pair of July 10 webcasts on the impact of the Supreme Court’s major ruling last week on state collection of sales tax for online retailers.

In South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., the Supreme Court held that e-commerce companies can be required to collect sales tax, even in states where they have no physical presence. Brick-and-mortar businesses had long complained that online retailers had an unfair advantage because states’ authority to collect revenue from them was limited.

“Sales and use tax compliance is an area of growing complexity for businesses, and many will need help navigating the outcomes of the Wayfair decision,” said Erik Asgeirsson, president and CEO of “We saw these issues coming to a forefront several years ago, which is why we launched our program with Vertex. Companies will likely need new technologies or processes to comply with this latest ruling, and CPAs can play a key advisory role for these clients.”

The two webcasts are:

“We are going to see states responding immediately and it will get even more complex for businesses as they face new rules and regulations,” said Craig Cookle, CPA, partner-in-charge of the state and local tax group for Wipfli LLP, a Top 20 accounting firm that uses the Vertex program through “As a trusted business advisor, there is a huge opportunity to reach out to clients, help them through the process and analyze next steps.”

To learn more about the impact of the Wayfair decision, see these FAQs from Vertex. For more information about resources for sales and use tax compliance, visit

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Jeff May, 212-596-6122

Release Summary and Vertex offer two webcasts on the business impact of the recent Supreme Court ruling on online sales tax.

Jeff May, 212-596-6122