Louisiana – Attention Remote Sellers and Marketplace Facilitators Requirements Begin July 1, 2020

Beginning July 1, 2020, the Louisiana Sales and Use Tax Commission for Remote Sellers (Commission) will be required to enforce collections of Louisiana state and local sales/use taxes by qualifying “remote sellers” and “marketplace facilitators.” As a follow-up to our Continue reading Louisiana – Attention Remote Sellers and Marketplace Facilitators Requirements Begin July 1, 2020

Multistate – Last-minute tax filers could receive surprise IRS bonus

Some Americans may still be waiting to receive their 2019 tax refunds from the IRS – or still waiting to file altogether – and that could mean their checks might be a little bit larger upon receipt. The tax agency announced this week that it Continue reading Multistate – Last-minute tax filers could receive surprise IRS bonus

North Dakota – Commemorating the Second Anniversary of the Wayfair Decision

For Immediate Release: June 16, 2020 Two years ago this week the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of the states in the landmark case, “South Dakota Department of Revenue versus Wayfair, Inc.” The case, originally brought by South Dakota Continue reading North Dakota – Commemorating the Second Anniversary of the Wayfair Decision

Tennessee – Gov. Lee Announces $200 Million Business Relief Program

$200 Million Available for Small Businesses Affected by COVID-19 NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Lt. Gov. Randy McNally, House Speaker Cameron Sexton, and the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group announced a new relief program for Tennessee businesses affected by the COVID-19 Continue reading Tennessee – Gov. Lee Announces $200 Million Business Relief Program

Louisiana – Enacts Economic Nexus Provisions No Later Than July 1, 2020

Effective Date: TBD with 30 days notice; effective date will be no later than July 1, 2020 – change to Registration within 30 days of meeting threshold or July 30, 2020 for those meeting threshold by June 30, 2020 with collection Continue reading Louisiana – Enacts Economic Nexus Provisions No Later Than July 1, 2020

California – CDTFA Holds Annual Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights Meeting on August 13, 2020

Sacramento – Please join the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration’s  annual Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights meeting in Sacramento on August 13, 2020. If you have ideas, suggestions, concerns, or just want to hear about the administration and oversight of California’s Continue reading California – CDTFA Holds Annual Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights Meeting on August 13, 2020

Multistate – How the Wayfair Decision Sparked a Digital Transformation in Tax

The Wayfair decision changed the landscape of state sales tax and made compliance much more difficult for all sizes of businesses.  Two years have passed since the South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. Supreme Court ruling granted states the ability to impose sales tax obligations Continue reading Multistate – How the Wayfair Decision Sparked a Digital Transformation in Tax

Texas – Sales tax revenue dips 13.2% in May, the largest year-over-year decline in a decade

Texas collected about $2.6 billion in state sales tax revenue in May, leading to the steepest year-over-year decline in over a decade, Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced Monday. The amount is 13.2% less than the roughly $3 billion the state collected in the same Continue reading Texas – Sales tax revenue dips 13.2% in May, the largest year-over-year decline in a decade

Nevada – Economic shutdown wiped out sales tax gains in Nevada

The economic shutdown in March wiped out eight months of gains in taxable sales. Legislative Counsel Bureau economist Russ Guindon said taxable sales were up 6.1 percent — $481 million — from July 1 through February of this fiscal year. Continue reading Nevada – Economic shutdown wiped out sales tax gains in Nevada

North Carolina – Online educational content is exempt from North Carolina sales tax

On June 5, 2020, measure HB 1079 , exempting digital educational content from North Carolina sales tax was signed into law. An educational service is not taxable digital property The bill clarifies that, as of the effective date of the Continue reading North Carolina – Online educational content is exempt from North Carolina sales tax