Recent Blog Posts

What are the Long-Term Implications of Declaring Bankruptcy While Still Owing Sales Tax?

In these unprecedented times, it’s a real possibility that many small-to-medium-sized businesses will, despite every effort, be forced to close their business and declare bankruptcy. If these businesses had used the sales tax collected prior to closing their doors to sustain their business for a time, what will happen to that debt?

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Quick Tip: Check Your Delivery and Pick-Up Sales Tax Rates

Many of you have pivoted to offer take-out, delivery, and maybe even online sales during the COVID-19 crisis. If you are new to these services, we want to remind you that you need to check how the items you are selling are taxed in your state. It’s not as cut and dry as it may seem.

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10 Items to Consider for Long Term Business Continuity

We are now a few weeks into the full swing of the COVID-19 crisis in the U.S. At this point most small business owners have worked through the difficult short-term checklist of considerations to ensure that their business endures. But with no definitive end to the crisis in sight, it's time to think longer-term .

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A Story About How My Restaurant Successfully Reopened After 9/11

Prior to starting DAVO Automated Sales Tax, I owned a successful restaurant called the Blue Sky Cafe in northern New Jersey for many years. I want to tell you about my experience when we closed down for a short period after 9/11.

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COVID-19: The Information SMB Merchants Need

We’ve pulled together a collection of useful information from our POS partners and other sources geared toward helping you manage your business during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Should I Stop Remitting Sales Tax During the COVID-19 Crisis?

The uncertain business environment brought on by COVID-19 has businesses struggling to hold onto as much cash as possible. Many business owners are asking whether they should stop remitting sales tax and instead use it as working capital.

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State Specific Sales Tax Information

Looking for sales tax resources for your specific state? Use our state resources to find important sales tax information like specific regulations, sales tax rates, what is taxable and what is not, when your sales tax is due and more.

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Be Sure to File Your Sales Tax Returns – Even During COVID-19

In these unprecedented times of COVID-19, businesses large and small have been turned upside down. Paying taxes is likely one of the furthest things from the mind of most business owners, in spite of the fact that April 15th and April 20th tax deadlines are right around the corner.

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What is a Litter Tax in Washington State?

Litter Tax is a tax that some manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers pay in Washington State. The tax is collected from the business subject to a litter tax and used to support litter control programs in the state including cleanup and for education and awareness programs that relate to litter control and recycling.

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DAVO Automates Sales Tax Collection and Filing for Restaurants Using Toast

DAVO Technologies has launched its automated sales tax set aside and filing service on Toast, the fastest-growing restaurant management platform in North America.

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