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Teri Grahn, CMI

Teri Grahn, CMI
Teri Grahn, senior manager is the sales and use tax service area leader and is a certified member of the Institute for Professionals in Taxation. She educates and assists commercial entities with multi-state sales and use tax procedures and compliance, and works with clients to review internal records and practices and educates their staff on processes. She also helps clients navigate the unknowns of entering new states and jurisdictions by researching specific products and services, system and invoice set up to remain compliant with future transactions. Teri also supports clients through sales and use tax audits by investigating assessments and answering questions throughout the process. Teri works with clients in various industries including manufacturing and distribution, construction and real estate, and technology. Prior to joining Redpath and Company in 2003, Teri performed sales and use tax audits for the Minnesota Department of Revenue for 9 years.
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Recent Posts

States May Eye Nexus Enforcement to Stabilize Revenue

June 16, 2020 - It has been about two years since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on South Dakota vs. Wayfair. With the year 2020 featuring other, more challenging news for state coffers, states may start taking a harder look at economic activity...

Minnesota Sales and Use Tax Payment Extensions

April 9, 2020 - The state of Minnesota is extending the grace period for payment of sales and use tax for businesses identified under Emergency Executive Order 20-04. Details include: Businesses that originally had a monthly payment of sales and...

How South Dakota vs. Wayfair is Impacting Sales Tax Laws

September 18, 2018 โ€”The Supreme Court ruling on South Dakota vs Wayfair last year overturned โ€œQuillโ€; no longer will physical presence be needed in a state for sales tax collection. The Supreme Court has given the states the power to require...

Mitigate Audit Risk with Your Sales Tax Procedures

May 29, 2018 โ€” Federal tax reform has made big news this year, but the state level is another animal altogether. Each state is almost like a different country when it comes to taxes, and state regulations can evolve from year to year. Therefore,...

South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc.: Interstate Taxes in the Supreme Court

January 25, 2018 โ€” The Supreme Court has agreed to consider the case of South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. It is a challenge to their prior decision in Quill Corp. v. North Dakota, 504 U.S. 298 (1992), a case that established โ€œphysical presenceโ€ as a...

Changes to State-by-State Sales and Use Tax Laws

December 7, 2017 โ€” As many states are still feeling the sting of lost revenue due to the rapid growth of e-commerce, many are looking for alternative ways to recoup these losses. The definition of "nexus" (or โ€œsubstantial physical presenceโ€)...

States Look for Solutions to Capture Lost Sales Tax Revenue

August 1, 2017 โ€” E-Commerce has transformed the tax landscape when it comes to withholding and remitting sales tax on products. For 25 years, a companyโ€™s requirement to collect and remit a stateโ€™s sales tax has been determined by Quill Corp v. North...

Where Should I Be Filing Sales and Use Tax Returns?

July 1, 2016 โ€” Where you collect and remit sales tax is determined by where your company has a physical presence. This physical presence is called โ€œnexus.โ€ For years, nexus has been defined by the 1992 US Supreme Court case, Quill Corp v. North...