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Texas Sales Tax for the High-Tech Industry

Total Credits: 4 including 4 Taxes - Technical

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Partner Produced |  Tax
Jimmy Martens
Course Levels:
4 Hours


This presentation discusses how the Texas sales tax rules apply to the high-tech industry. We’ll address the prominent issues in software: writing code, modifying existing software, licensing to multi-state users, live and remote technical support, and troubleshooting. We’ll cover the Comptroller’s ability to tax out-of-state sellers including a discussion of South Dakota v. Wayfair and the status of Teas rules and laws (proposed, passed, or adopted) to implement the Wayfair decision. We’ll also review the taxability of numerous IT services, Internet advertising, website creation and maintenance, cloud computing, and other tax-sensitive areas.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Hardware and Software Issues
  • Web-Hosting and Websites
  • Software as a Service
  • IT Services
  • Data Centers and The Cloud
  • Internet Sales and E-Commerce

Major Subjects
  • Texas Sales Tax
  • High-Tech Industry

Course Materials


Jimmy Martens's Profile

Jimmy Martens Related seminars and products:


Martens, Todd, Leonard, Taylor & Ahlrich

Jimmy Martens is a trial and appellate attorney who specializes in challenging Texas franchise and sales tax assessments during audits, in administrative hearings, and in the state courts of Texas. He is the course instructor for TXCPA’s statewide courses on the Texas franchise (margin) tax and the Texas sales & use tax. He is also a CPA and board certified in Tax Law. He may be reached by e-mail at and by phone at 512-542-9898.

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Advanced Preparation None
Course Developer LAT Seminars
Date Added to Catalog 02/26/2019
Designed For CPAs, return preparers, and bookkeepers
Prerequisites None
Original Recording Date 02/28/2019
Yellow Book No

Additional Information

Complaint Resolution Policy

Please contact Anne Taylor for any complaints., (972-377-8199). 

Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration

Instructional Delivery Method

Group Internet Based

Official Registry Statement

Business Professionals' Network, Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Web site: 

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Total Reviews: 12

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