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Mid-market CFO Benchmark Survey: The Changing Face of Sales and Use Tax Compliance
When it comes to transaction tax management, midsized companies haven’t much choice. They can either stay the course@increasingly complex and risky@or they can

city tax  you live outside the city limits but within the police jurisdiction? What rates apply and how do they apply? As we expand, and states allow local jurisdictions to do more collections, it gets messy.” Added a CFO for a manufacturer of construction materials, “As we expand to more states, the challenge is the time it takes to get up to speed with more rules and instances. If the future happens the way we think, we’ll be coast to coast. In that instance, managing sales and use tax will be a lot worse f

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ERP for Municipalities

In this model, we assume the municipality controls water, sewers and roads. We assume also that it collects municipal or county taxes and manages many of its own assets such as vehicles and water treatment plant. ERP software for Municipalities nearly always includes Finance, Customer Care and Billing For a complete municipal ERP suite, the following modules are usually included: - Human Resources - Maintenance Management - Asset Management - Project Management ( including Grant Management) - Quality Management - Analytics - Product Technology Of the above, Project and Quality Management modules may not be required for smaller Municipalities.    

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