Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)


6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2017
Commitments and Contingencies Disclosure [Abstract]  

Office Lease Obligations


In October 2013, the Company entered into a lease agreement for 6,362 square feet of commercial office space in Waukesha, Wisconsin for its corporate headquarters. The Waukesha lease would have expired in April 2021, but, instead, was subsequently amended and extended through April 2026. On April 7, 2017 the Company executed an amendment to its’ existing lease in Waukesha, Wisconsin to expand another 3,982 square feet, bringing the total leased space to 10,344 square feet. In addition, the lease term was extended from May 1, 2021 to April 30, 2026. The commencement date for this amendment was July 15, 2017.


In January 2016, the Company entered into a lease agreement for 2,237 square feet of commercial office space in Germantown, Maryland for its Maryland employees. The Germantown lease was set to expire at the end of January 2017. In December 2016, the Company entered into a first amendment to the lease agreement extending the lease through the end of January 2018.


In May 2017, the Company entered into a lease agreement for 5,838 square feet of floor space in Waukesha, Wisconsin for its inventory warehousing operations. The Waukesha lease expires in May 2027.


Commitments for minimum rentals under non-cancelable leases as of June 30, 2017 are as follows:


  2017 (remainder of)     $ 87,647  
  2018       153,063  
  2019       154,496  
  2020       164,903  
  2021       182,512  
  2022 and thereafter       764,024  
  Total     $ 1,506,645  


Rental expenses charged to continuing operations for the three and six months ended June 30, 2017 and 2016 was $80,147 and $42,486 and $114,167 and $85,266, respectively.




The Company is subject to legal proceedings and claims which arise in the ordinary course of its business. Although occasional adverse decisions or settlements may occur, the Company believes that the final disposition of such matters should not have a material adverse effect on its financial position, results of operations or liquidity.


Sales Tax


During 2012, the Company engaged a sales tax consultant to assist in determining the extent of its potential sales tax exposure. Based upon this analysis, management determined the Company had probable exposure for certain unpaid obligations, including interest and penalty, of approximately $1,100,000 including and prior to the year ended December 31, 2011. The Company has approximately $104,000 and $275,000 accrued as of June 30, 2017 and December 31, 2016, respectively.  


During the year ended December 31, 2016, the State of Wisconsin performed a sales and use tax audit covering the period from January 1, 2012 through December 31, 2015. The audit resulted in approximately $120,000 in additional use tax and interest. As of June 30, 2017, the Company paid in full the additional use tax liability and interest associated with the sales and use tax audit.


Prior to 2017, the Company successfully executed and paid in full VDAs in thirty six states totaling approximately $765,000 and is current with the subsequent filing requirements.


The following table sets forth the change in the sales tax accrual as of June 30, 2017 and December 31, 2016:


    June 30, 2017     December 31, 2016  
Balance, beginning of year   $ 274,869     $ 229,768  
Sales tax collected     173,647       452,016  
Provisions (reversals)     (52,000 )     151,000  
Interest and penalties           (3,017 )
Payments     (292,944 )     (554,898 )
Balance, end of period   $ 103,572     $ 274,869