Washington – Online Sales-Tax Money Is Key Part Of State Budget. Could A Lawsuit Derail It?

The Olympian By Walker Orenstein June 30, 2017 Top state lawmakers in Washington said Thursday they intend to follow in Colorado’s footsteps with a plan to make more online retailers collect sales tax in order to help bankroll the next Continue reading Washington – Online Sales-Tax Money Is Key Part Of State Budget. Could A Lawsuit Derail It?

Multi-State – Uncollected Sales And Use Tax From Remote Sales

SALT Report 3928 – A study released in March 2017, by the National Conference of State Legislatures and the International Council of Shopping Centers, quantifies the uncollected state and local sales taxes resulting from electronic commerce. A subsequent study expands Continue reading Multi-State – Uncollected Sales And Use Tax From Remote Sales

Rhode Island – Non-Collecting Retailers, Referrers, And Retail Sales Facilitators

SALT Report 3929 – The Rhode Island Division of Taxation has established a special section of its website to help foster compliance with the recently enacted “Non-Collecting Retailers, Referrers, and Retail Sale Facilitators Act.” Under legislation enacted on August 3, 2017, Continue reading Rhode Island – Non-Collecting Retailers, Referrers, And Retail Sales Facilitators

Vermont – Use Tax Awareness Campaign “Amnesty” Ends 10/31/17

SALT Report 3930 – The Vermont Department of Taxes continues its outreach with a come forward program for individuals who may not know what Vermont Use Tax is and when it is due. In reaction to the impending non-collecting retailer, notification Continue reading Vermont – Use Tax Awareness Campaign “Amnesty” Ends 10/31/17

Multistate – MTC Online Marketplace Seller Voluntary Disclosure (24 State Initiative) August 17, 2017 through October 17, 2017

SALT Report 3914 – The MTC is sponsoring a prospective amnesty program targeting online marketplace sellers. The amnesty program will begin on Thursday, August 17, 2017 and will close October 17, 2017. The following 24 states have agreed to participate Continue reading Multistate – MTC Online Marketplace Seller Voluntary Disclosure (24 State Initiative) August 17, 2017 through October 17, 2017

Multi-State – State Sales Tax Equity Remains Unsolved Issue

Union-Bulletin.com Editorial Board August 20, 2017 The President’s tweets on the subject are off the mark, but nevertheless bring attention to the need for sales tax fairness. President Donald Trump has a point that Amazon and other online retailers should Continue reading Multi-State – State Sales Tax Equity Remains Unsolved Issue

South Carolina – Amazon Faces A Tax Fight That Could Change How Online Sellers Do Business

CNBC – TECH by Eugene Kim August 15, 2017 President Trump has repeatedly attacked Amazon and its CEO Jeff Bezos for dodging financial obligations, tweeting as recently as June that the company avoids “paying internet taxes.” While the president’s claims have remained Continue reading South Carolina – Amazon Faces A Tax Fight That Could Change How Online Sellers Do Business

California – Sales And Use Tax Rate Changes Operative October 1, 2017

SALT Report 3926 – The tax rate changes listed here CA – New Sales and Use Tax Rates apply only within the indicated city or county limits. After October 1, 2017, you will be able to find the correct tax rate Continue reading California – Sales And Use Tax Rate Changes Operative October 1, 2017

Multistate – MTC Online Marketplace Seller Voluntary Disclosure (24 State Initiative) August 17, 2017 through October 17, 2017

SALT Report 3914 – The MTC is sponsoring a prospective amnesty program targeting online marketplace sellers. The amnesty program will begin on Thursday, August 17, 2017 and will close October 17, 2017. The following 24 states have agreed to participate Continue reading Multistate – MTC Online Marketplace Seller Voluntary Disclosure (24 State Initiative) August 17, 2017 through October 17, 2017

New York – NYS Tax Department Issues Sales Tax Advisory Opinion, Cloud Collaboration Service Is Taxable

SALT Report 3913 – Petitioner’s  “Cloud Collaboration Service” is subject to sales tax as canned software. (TSB-A-17(9)S). To View the Advisory Opinion: Advisory Opinion TSB-A-17(9)S