Selected Case Studies

OVER $150,000 PER YEAR IN NEW SALES TAX REVENUE.

Our staff discovered and corrected problems that resulted in over a 15%+ increase (>$150,000/yr.) in sales tax revenue.

A 50% SALES TAX REVENUE INCREASE.

Our researches solved a reporting discrepancy problem and this jurisdiction saw a 50%+ increase in sales tax revenue.

OVER $1,250,000 PER YEAR IN NEW SALES TAX REVENUE.

Our staff identified businesses either not reporting sales tax correctly or not at all; found over 250 local businesses not reporting tax to the jurisdiction. The combined increased sales tax revenue was over $1,250,000/yr.

SALES TAX ANALYSIS AND ACCOUNTING.

We provided the analysis so this jurisdiction could assess an inter-local sales tax sharing arrangement with another jurisdiction to facilitate economic development for both. We provided the on-going sales tax administration and accounting to support the finalized sharing agreement.

FINANCIAL CRISIS AVOIDED.

At the jurisdiction’s direction our internal audit identified two businesses reporting sales tax in error to this jurisdiction. They were the jurisdiction’s major sales tax contributors. Fixing the reporting problems forestalled a potential financial crisis when the incorrect cumulative sale tax reported was eventually discovered and reversed.

$264,000 PER YEAR (275%) INCREASE IN SALES TAX.

Our work increased the sales tax from a group of companies by $264,000/yr. or 275%. Our staff also identified under-paid back taxes from certain companies that when resolved resulted in over $100,000 in one-time recovered taxes.

AN 84% INCREASE IN SALES TAX REVENUE.

A local business was not collecting the correct tax to the jurisdiction and our staff worked with the company’s staff to correct its reporting. Also identified was another group of companies reporting tax significantly less they should have been. The combination of resolving these (and other) issues increased this jurisdiction's sales tax revenue by 84%, or a $192,000/yr. increase.

A $170,000 SALES TAX IMPROVEMENT... SO FAR.

This jurisdiction saw a cumulative $170,000 improvement in sales tax over a 3 year period from our work with the ongoing increased revenue averaging between 10-20%.

$2,000,000 PER YEAR INCREASED SALES TAX REVENUE.

For this jurisdiction, which is one of the top 100 in local sales tax revenue in Texas, our staff identified sales tax errors and omissions that will generate over $2 million/yr. in additional revenue.