The Wayfair decision upturned decades of sales tax laws and opens the floodgates for a torrent of new sales taxes that states can impose on online businesses and consumers. In response to the decision, Alaska local governments are considering a new planthat would allow cities and boroughs in the state to collect from online purchases. Alaska, which has no state sales tax, would become the first state where local governments would be allowed to collect internet sales tax revenue.
There are currently 106 sales tax jurisdictions in Alaska, varying widely in rates, demographics, location, and implementation.
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by matthew Gains
November 8, 2019