MULTI STATE – More States Enacting Internet Sales Taxes


Just everyone knows about the “Amazon tax,” which allows sales taxes to be collected on purchases over the internet from companies like Amazon.

But now, states are taking this one step farther, imposing “marketplace” and “remote seller” taxes that allow collections on a wider range of internet sales, beyond those offered by giant e-retailers like Amazon or Wayfair.

That expansion was facilitated by a 2018 U.S. Supreme Court decision that ruled a company doesn’t need to have a physical presence in a state in order to be taxed for its online sales.


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rick karlin
october 1, 2019