Virginia – State Closer To Passing Internet Sales Tax

A bill to enact an internet sales tax unanimously is on its way to the Virginia Senate after passing through the Senate’s Finance Committee, where it saw support from both Republicans and Democrats. The bill, S.B. 1083, was proposed by Continue reading Virginia – State Closer To Passing Internet Sales Tax

Multi-State – Sales And Use Taxes Drove Biggest State Tax Shifts In 2018

Sales and use tax accounted for the largest net tax change at the state level in 2018, with an increase of $847.1 million, according to a recent report from the National Conference of State Legislatures. “States faced an abnormal set Continue reading Multi-State – Sales And Use Taxes Drove Biggest State Tax Shifts In 2018

Massachusetts – EDITORIAL: New Massachusetts Bill Evens Out The Sales Tax Burden

In a sweeping new state budget plan, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker introduced a measure that would require online marketplaces, such as Amazon and eBay, to collect sales taxes on behalf of third-party vendors which sell products using their platforms. There are currently Continue reading Massachusetts – EDITORIAL: New Massachusetts Bill Evens Out The Sales Tax Burden

New Hampshire – Despite Last Year’s Failure, Bipartisan Internet Sales Tax Bill Reintroduced

A bipartisan group of lawmakers are reviving a bill voted down last summer during a special session, as the state continues to search for a way to respond to the Wayfair Supreme Court ruling. The decision, which cleared the way for states to Continue reading New Hampshire – Despite Last Year’s Failure, Bipartisan Internet Sales Tax Bill Reintroduced

Colorado – Senate Committee OKs Bill To Simplify State Sales-Tax System

The Colorado Department of Revenue would create a simplified sales and use tax computer system that businesses could access to determine point-of-delivery sales taxes under a bill that won approval in a legislative committee Tuesday. Such a system is needed Continue reading Colorado – Senate Committee OKs Bill To Simplify State Sales-Tax System

New York – Economic Nexus Threshold $300,000/100

The New York Department of finance has released the registration requirement for businesses with no physical presence and guidance for vendors.  The following is an overview of the recent publication: Overview On June 21, 2018, the United States Supreme Court Continue reading New York – Economic Nexus Threshold $300,000/100

Minnesota – Starting April 1, 2019 Redwood and Waseca Counties Will Have Transit Sales And Use Tax of .5 Percent

The Minnesota Department of Revenue will administer these taxes. The 0.5 percent transit sales tax applies to retail sales made into Waseca and Redwood County. The transit use tax applies to taxable items used in the County if the local sales Continue reading Minnesota – Starting April 1, 2019 Redwood and Waseca Counties Will Have Transit Sales And Use Tax of .5 Percent

Multi-State – Reading the Supreme Court’s mind On Wayfair

Six months after the Wayfair ruling, state tax administrators and business communities are still trying to figure out exactly what the Supreme Court intended, according to Scott Peterson, former executive director of the Streamlined Sales Tax Project and currently vice president of U.S. Continue reading Multi-State – Reading the Supreme Court’s mind On Wayfair