Rhode Island – Amazon to Start Collecting Sales Tax

SALT Report 3894 – According to an Amazon spokesperson, beginning on February 1, 2017, Amazon will begin to voluntarily collect the 7% sales tax in Rhode Island. According to Amazon’s website, the company already collects sales tax for purchases through 33 Continue reading Rhode Island – Amazon to Start Collecting Sales Tax

Washington – WA Sales tax rates to increase in Grays Harbor County on Jan. 1

DAN HAMMOCK Fri Dec 23rd, 2016 9:00 pm NEWS The Daily World “Consumers in Grays Harbor County will pay a higher sales tax rate on purchases starting Sunday, Jan. 1, with the increase going to support criminal justice and public Continue reading Washington – WA Sales tax rates to increase in Grays Harbor County on Jan. 1

North Carolina – NC Income and corporate taxes lower in 2017

POSTED ON JANUARY 16, 2017 BY MT.AIRY NEWS By Andy Winemiller – awinemiller@mtairynews.com A new year also brings a new tax structure in North Carolina. “The state could lose about $700 million a year due to a cut in income Continue reading North Carolina – NC Income and corporate taxes lower in 2017

Oklahoma – OK State vying for online sales tax

Online sales tax is slowly becoming common practice, but many are frustrated with the pace By Sidney Lee | Transcript Staff Writer Jan 15, 2017 “Local merchants and city leaders have pointed to online shopping as one of the main Continue reading Oklahoma – OK State vying for online sales tax

Utah – UT Legislative Update: January 2017

Holland and Hart, LLP USA January 11, 2017 Amazon & Online Sales Tax “Amazon made a surprise announcement in December that the company would begin voluntarily collecting and remitting sales tax from Utah-based customers. If you’ve made an Amazon purchase Continue reading Utah – UT Legislative Update: January 2017

California – CA Media Resource: Use Tax

California Board of Equalization “What is use tax? Use tax is like sales tax and is generally paid on items, purchased from out-of-state retailers, that will be used in California. The applicable tax rate is usually the rate at the Continue reading California – CA Media Resource: Use Tax

New Jersey – NJ Tax Court Clarifies Sales Tax on Software

Reed Smith – 1/12/2017 by David Gutowski, Matthew Setzer, Robert Weyman “The New Jersey Tax Court recently issued a decision concluding that pre-written software sold on tangible media was tangible personal property for New Jersey sales tax purposes. Notwithstanding this Continue reading New Jersey – NJ Tax Court Clarifies Sales Tax on Software

California – CA Your Community Counts On Use Tax Dollars When You Shop Online, Check Your Receipts!

For Immediate Release December 22, 2016 NR 95-16-G “Sacramento – Many people are shopping online during the holidays because it’s convenient and it’s easy. But be sure to check those receipts! Sometimes, online shoppers are not charged sales tax on Continue reading California – CA Your Community Counts On Use Tax Dollars When You Shop Online, Check Your Receipts!

Colorado – CO Remote sellers should brace for surge of sales tax reporting laws

By Jennifer McLoughlin Published January 10 2017, 1:05 pm EST ‘The new year will ring in a new chapter in the burgeoning battle over state remote sales taxation with a wave of new notice and reporting laws — but questions Continue reading Colorado – CO Remote sellers should brace for surge of sales tax reporting laws

Alabama – AL Lawmakers increasingly likely to follow Alabama’s ‘Amazon’ tax lead here

 By Sid Salter Jan 11, 2017 Updated 4 hrs ago “Here is a little trigger warning for readers tired of the issue — I’m writing about online sales taxes again. So what’s new? Well, at of the beginning of the Continue reading Alabama – AL Lawmakers increasingly likely to follow Alabama’s ‘Amazon’ tax lead here