SOUTH CAROLINA – Amazon Owes South Carolina Sales Tax on ‘Merchant’ Sales

Amazon Services LLC owes South Carolina sales tax on third-party merchant products sold on its website, because the relationship between Amazon and the third-party merchants functioned as a consignment-type relationship regardless of an agreement that said it was not. The Continue reading SOUTH CAROLINA – Amazon Owes South Carolina Sales Tax on ‘Merchant’ Sales

New York – NYS Tax Department Issues Changes To Tax Collection Requirements For Marketplace Providers

The Tax Law has been amended to require marketplace providers to collect sales tax on taxable sales of tangible personal property that they facilitate for marketplace sellers. These amendments apply to sales made on or after June 1, 2019. On Continue reading New York – NYS Tax Department Issues Changes To Tax Collection Requirements For Marketplace Providers

Multi-State – State Of Wayfair: More States Widening Corporate Income Tax Pool

At least six states and the City of Brotherly Love have broadened their corporate income tax systems to include standards based on the level of economic activity a company has in their locales—and local governments are just getting started. “I Continue reading Multi-State – State Of Wayfair: More States Widening Corporate Income Tax Pool

FLORIDA – Considering Forcing Collection Of Online Sales Tax

Online sellers would have to automatically collect sales tax from Floridians and submit it to the state under a bill moving in the Florida Senate. The Senate Commerce and Tourism Committee unanimously approved the bill Tuesday. For the Full Story: Local 10 Continue reading FLORIDA – Considering Forcing Collection Of Online Sales Tax

Florida – State Considers Forcing Collection Of Tax On Online Sales

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (CNS) — Florida is losing $700 million a year it is already owed on internet sales. State lawmakers took the first step to begin collecting the money, passing the bill through its first committee Tuesday, but there are Continue reading Florida – State Considers Forcing Collection Of Tax On Online Sales

UTAH – Tax Reform Proposals Surface, Including Tax On Soda And Candy

At least four other tax reform proposals have been submitted for a Utah legislative task force to consider, including everything from limiting the restoration of the full sales tax on food just to soda and candy, to imposing a statewide Continue reading UTAH – Tax Reform Proposals Surface, Including Tax On Soda And Candy

California – People Don’t Want a Sales Tax on Services

As the 2020 election nears, Californians are bracing for an onslaught of local and state tax increase proposals on everything from property to soda. Proponents are already selling these taxes as though they are the missing piece in the California Continue reading California – People Don’t Want a Sales Tax on Services

Minnesota – Notification Of New Local Sales And Use Taxes Starting January 1, 2020

The following new local sales and use taxes will start on January 1, 2020. Use the following links for detailed information on each new local tax: Glenwood Sales and Use Tax Kanabec County Transit Sales and Use Tax McLeod County Transit Sales Continue reading Minnesota – Notification Of New Local Sales And Use Taxes Starting January 1, 2020

Alaska – Communities Are One Step Closer To Collecting Online Sales Tax

Alaska communities that collect sales tax are getting close to leveling the playing field between online retailers and brick and mortar stores. Last week, the Alaska Municipal League, or AML, announced a plan to create a statewide code and commission Continue reading Alaska – Communities Are One Step Closer To Collecting Online Sales Tax