MN DOR is Targeting Restaurants with ‘Test Sales’ Approach

Thursday, Aug 30th, 2018

The MN DOR is conducting restaurant sales-tax audits using a ‘test sale’ approach.  Prior to the civil audit, the MN DOR sends in its agents as covert purchasers, and then, without disclosing the covert purchases to the taxpayer, the MN DOR demands detailed POS system data.  If the covert purchases are not in the POS… Read more »

Quoted in the StarTribune

Friday, May 18th, 2018

Nice to get quoted in the StarTribune. http://www.startribune.com/minnesota-capitol-standoff-fuels-worries-about-chaotic-tax-season-next-year/482922611/

Happy Emancipation Day

Wednesday, Apr 18th, 2018

The extra dayfor filing this year is due to Emancipation Day, April 16, which is a holiday in the District of Columbia. One of the quainter quirks of the Internal Revenue Code is that a filing that is due by a particular date, if that particular date is a Saturday, Sunday, or holiday in the… Read more »