Telecommunication Taxation: Common Challenges and Solutions

Telecommunication taxation is a critical facet of the ever-evolving telecommunications industry, wielding substantial implications for providers and consumers alike. As communication networks expand and technology advances, the intricate web of state and federal tax regulations governing this sector become increasingly complex. The focus of this blog is to cover common challenges that providers face and the innovative solutions that [...]

By |2024-03-15T06:33:39-05:00October 6, 2023|Business Strategies for ISPs, Finance|

Sonar Software Partners with Avalara to Automate Tax Compliance

FRISCO, Texas, September 27th, 2023 - Sonar Software, an award-winning BSS and OSS solution for internet service providers, today announced it has partnered with Avalara, a leading provider of tax compliance automation software for businesses of all sizes. Sonar Software is now part of Avalara's "Certified for AvaTax" program, which features integrations that perform at the highest level, providing [...]

By |2024-03-06T14:14:27-06:00September 27, 2023|Company News|

Telecom Tax Compliance in the Digital Age

The telecommunications industry has undergone a significant transformation in recent years with the rapid adoption of digital services. From wireless internet to fiber-optic connections, the shift to digital has revolutionized how we communicate and access information. However, this evolution has not only brought about technological advancements but has also posed unique challenges when it comes to telecom tax compliance. [...]

By |2024-03-15T06:36:00-05:00July 25, 2023|Business Strategies for ISPs|

Choosing the Right Accounting Firm for your ISP

Accounting is about more than balancing your debits and credits. Positioning your business for growth as an Internet Service Provider means understanding your revenue, expenditure, margins, and profit and loss. While having a good Business Intelligence platform can provide you with an excellent starting point, there will generally be insufficient data collected in any single system to provide more than a [...]

By |2023-11-17T15:19:11-06:00September 6, 2022|Finance|

Managing Tax Requirements in the VOIP & Telecom Industry

Taxation in the telecommunications industry is a complicated topic. A common misconception with taxation is that no taxes are due because no physical goods are being delivered. Unfortunately, this is not the case, and the requirements for taxation on telecommunication services are both varied and complex. This is largely due to distinct differences in rulesets between federal, state, [...]

By |2023-02-16T09:19:47-06:00July 8, 2022|Finance|

Sonar 1.5 and Sonar 2.0

Sonar 1.5 is on the horizon, and it's got some goodies in it. The big new feature is an integration with Avalara, which enables automated tax calculation for any service in the US or Canada. If you sell voice services (especially across in state lines, or in states with complex taxing jurisdictions), I'm sure you can see that this [...]

By |2022-11-29T22:30:04-06:00January 17, 2018|Integrations, Sonar Features|
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