The world of sales tax can be extremely confusing — sometimes even more so if you're in the software industry — but getting it right is crucial for success. As your business evolves, your sales tax obligations may also change or expand. And when that happens there are typically five steps you need to take in order to ensure you're compliant at every stage of the sales tax cycle. To help, we've identified the five steps for managing sales tax all companies should take to achieve compliance. Be sure to pay special attention to Step 1 and Step 3, as these are especially relevant and can be even more challenging for those in the software industry.