Multi-State – Wayfair v. South Dakota: How Amazon Played Both Sides

In the late 90s, Amazon began expanding its offerings beyond books, quickly embracing the Internet and leveraging technology to boost sales and exploit dated tax laws. Thanks to the proliferation of the Web and a rise in the popularity of Continue reading Multi-State – Wayfair v. South Dakota: How Amazon Played Both Sides

Florida – Florida Retailers Call on Legislature to Close Online Sales Tax Loophole

After a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision, the Florida Retail Federation (FRF) is doubling down in its efforts to close the online sales tax loophole. “Following the success of legislation and executive action in more than 35 states across the country, retailers continue to Continue reading Florida – Florida Retailers Call on Legislature to Close Online Sales Tax Loophole

New York – New York Gets An Internet Sales Tax

A marketplace provider tax made it into New York’s $175.5 billion budget Among the line items in New York state’s $175.5 billion budget – the final details of which were agreed upon by leaders of the Assembly, state Senate and Gov. Andrew Cuomo Continue reading New York – New York Gets An Internet Sales Tax

Multi-State – States Renew Push for Taxes On Sugary Drinks

Nearly three decades after a U.S. state last imposed a special tax on sugary drinks, Connecticut’s governor is pushing for one to help close a budget deficit — and bracing for a fight. Taxes on soda and other sugar-loaded drinks Continue reading Multi-State – States Renew Push for Taxes On Sugary Drinks

KENTUCKY – With New Tax Cut, Kentucky Revenue Will Reduce By $106 Million A Year

Gov. Matt Bevin on Tuesday signed into law a measure that that will cost Kentucky’s $11 billion General Fund an estimated $106.6 million a year once fully implemented. House Bill 354 contains changes to parts of the tax code that Continue reading KENTUCKY – With New Tax Cut, Kentucky Revenue Will Reduce By $106 Million A Year