Joe Jackson and Tom Mazurek to Present on Sales Tax

Joe Jackson, CPA, Manager and Tom Mazurek, Jr., CPA, Principal, are among the featured presenters at the October 28th Lorman Education Services seminar to be held at the Holiday Inn Buffalo, 620 Delaware Avenue.

The seminar is geared toward helping businesses gain greater understanding about the complexities of New York State's sales and use tax rules and regulations, and how to avoid penalties and other potential consequences of not complying with these rules and regulations.

Joe Jackson will discuss the New York State sales and use tax legislation that has been passed or proposed this year as well as any new guidance that has been issued. He will also discuss the sales and use tax issues that construction contractors should be focusing on to ensure compliance.

Joe has been with Tronconi Segarra & Associates since 2013. Previously, Joe was with the Buffalo and Boston offices of Ernst & Young LLP and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP providing sales and use tax services. Joe started his career with the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue in 1994.

Tom Mazurek, Jr. will speak on the basics of nexus -- what is it, why businesses must understand and be aware of it, how nexus impacts their sales and use tax risk, and how to manage your nexus risk. In addition, Tom will discuss the basics of cloud computing relative to New York State sales and use tax and how New York State is treating cloud computing.

Tom is a principal in Tronconi Segarra & Associates' Sales & Use Tax Practice Area, having joined the Firm in 2007 as a senior manager. Tom began his career at the Buffalo office of Ernst & Young LLP in 1997 where he focused on providing sales & use tax services. He is a frequent presenter at a number of Lorman seminars as well as the annual Institute on Taxation offered held each November for the past 61 years by the University at Buffalo in cooperation with the New York State Society of Certified Professional Accountants.

The October 28th seminar is scheduled to run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information, visit