MULTI STATE – New Sales Tax Rules Take Effect This Week In More Than A Dozen States

If you made a purchase on the internet yesterday, you might have noticed something different: sales tax. Changes in sales tax compliance laws for remote sellers and marketplace facilitators in more than a dozen states kicked in beginning October 1, Continue reading MULTI STATE – New Sales Tax Rules Take Effect This Week In More Than A Dozen States

KANSAS – Policy For Online Sales Tax Is Declared Invalid

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has issued a legal opinion declaring that a new and aggressive state policy for taxing online sales is invalid. Top Republicans in the GOP-controlled Legislature immediately demanded Monday that Democratic governor Laura Kelly require the Continue reading KANSAS – Policy For Online Sales Tax Is Declared Invalid

California – California Sales Tax Kickback Schemes Should be Banned (editorial)

San Jose’s deal with eBay is an attempt to protect the city’s revenue spoils, money the city had not anticipated receiving when it put together its current fiscal-year budget. Under a new state law, companies like eBay must start collecting Continue reading California – California Sales Tax Kickback Schemes Should be Banned (editorial)

Pennsylvania – Implements New Craft Beer ‘Use Tax’

PHILADELPHIA – Pennsylvania will begin imposing a new tax on beer that is sold directly to consumers from craft breweries on Tuesday. The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue issued the Sales and Use Tax law in July with the official effective date as Oct. 1. Continue reading Pennsylvania – Implements New Craft Beer ‘Use Tax’