Louisiana – Who Collects Sales Tax For Small, Online Businesses? Not Wal-Mart Or Amazon

In a decision long awaited around the nation, a split Louisiana Supreme Court Wednesday overruled Jefferson Parish, finding that the big online marketplaces, like eBay, Etsy, and in this case Wal-Mart, don’t have to collect sales taxes on internet transactions Continue reading Louisiana – Who Collects Sales Tax For Small, Online Businesses? Not Wal-Mart Or Amazon

Kansas – Editorial: Streaming Tax Questions Outweigh Potential For Now

Gov. Laura Kelly seems determined to fix the revenue disaster left by previous administrations. It’s likely what got her elected and we readily admit this won’t be an easy task. Her recent proposed budget of $7.8 billion aims to send Continue reading Kansas – Editorial: Streaming Tax Questions Outweigh Potential For Now

Multi State – New Sales Tax Collection Requirements for Marketplaces

New collection requirements for marketplaces are effective in Hawaii, Illinois, Michigan, and Wisconsin as of January 1, 2020, with marketplace facilitator laws now enforced in a whopping 39 states (including Washington, D.C.). At this time last year, only seven states required marketplace facilitators to collect and remit Continue reading Multi State – New Sales Tax Collection Requirements for Marketplaces

MULTISTATE – Sales Tax Rate Changes January 1, 2020

25 states have announced sales tax rate changes, effective January 1, 2020. CPA Practice Advisor has compiled a list of which jurisdictions will be changing this month, visit CPApracticeadvisor.com to read full article. Read Full List Here: CPApracticeadvisor.com

California – Sales and Use Tax Exclusion Program Demand Survey

In order for the CAEATFA to assess Program demand and help inform future Program decisions,this survey was created and should be completed and sent via email to CAEATFA@treasurer.ca.gov. For More Information: California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authority (CAEATFA) Continue reading California – Sales and Use Tax Exclusion Program Demand Survey

Nebraska – Sen. Erdman’s Proposal: Get Rid Of Property, Income Tax And Replace Sales Tax With ‘Consumption Tax’

If Nebraskans can’t agree on reforming their current income, sales or property taxes, state Sen. Steve Erdman of Bayard has a sweeping answer: Get rid of them all. Income and property taxes in Nebraska would be abolished — and the Continue reading Nebraska – Sen. Erdman’s Proposal: Get Rid Of Property, Income Tax And Replace Sales Tax With ‘Consumption Tax’

Maryland – ‘Better the Russian Trolls Help Fund Education’: Looks To Pioneer Taxes On Digital Advertising

Two powerful Maryland politicians want that ad chasing you around the Internet to pay the state for the privilege of collecting your data. Maryland’s current and former Senate presidents have proposed a novel way to pioneer taxes on targeted digital Continue reading Maryland – ‘Better the Russian Trolls Help Fund Education’: Looks To Pioneer Taxes On Digital Advertising

Georgia – Lawmakers Reach Deal To Collect More Online Sales Taxes

Four days into the 2020 General Assembly session the lawmakers agreed to a new internet and app sales tax measure that could provide a major boost to the state’s shaky bottom line. House and Senate leaders agreed Thursday morning to Continue reading Georgia – Lawmakers Reach Deal To Collect More Online Sales Taxes

Louisiana – Lafayette Parish Sales Tax Collections Are Up

With more than $520 million in sales in November, year-to-date taxable sales have reached $5.73 billion. Year-to-date sales are up 4.8% from 2018 and up 9.4% from 2017. In 2019, the past nine months had taxable sales over $500 million Continue reading Louisiana – Lafayette Parish Sales Tax Collections Are Up

California – New Law Temporarily Bans Diaper, Tampon Sales Tax

As of Jan. 1, 2020, Californians won’t have to pay sales tax on diapers or menstrual products for two years. The temporary ban is thanks to Senate Bull 92 , which was signed into law by Gov. Gavin Newsom last June as Continue reading California – New Law Temporarily Bans Diaper, Tampon Sales Tax