Multi-State – Tax Foundation Publishes Combined State and Local Sales Tax Rates, 2020

Key Findings Forty-five states and the District of Columbia collect statewide sales taxes. Local sales taxes are collected in 38 states. In some cases, they can rival or even exceed state rates. The five states with the highest average combined Continue reading Multi-State – Tax Foundation Publishes Combined State and Local Sales Tax Rates, 2020

California – New California Law Temporarily Bans Diaper, Tampon Sales Tax

(KGTV) — 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 Continue reading California – New California Law Temporarily Bans Diaper, Tampon Sales Tax

Illinois – State Has Added Additional Resources For Marketplace Facilitators, Marketplace Sellers, And Remote Sellers To It’s Website

A new resource page has been added to the Illinois Department of Revenue’s Website. On this page you will find a variety of information on Marketplace Facilitators, Marketplace Sellers and Remote Sellers including: An overview, definitions, information regarding thresholds and Continue reading Illinois – State Has Added Additional Resources For Marketplace Facilitators, Marketplace Sellers, And Remote Sellers To It’s Website

Multi-State – The Wackiest Sales Tax News Of 2019

Some of the wackiest sales tax tales in 2019 centered on remote sales tax. States won the right to tax remote sales only recently, with the United States Supreme Court decision on South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. (June 21, 2018) Continue reading Multi-State – The Wackiest Sales Tax News Of 2019

Missouri – State Considers New Economic Nexus Legislation

Last year at this time, Missouri lawmakers introduced a couple of bills relating to remote sales tax. Both sought to implement economic nexus, requiring out-of-state vendors with a certain amount of sales in the state to collect and remit sales tax. Continue reading Missouri – State Considers New Economic Nexus Legislation

Multi-State – Congress Should Promptly Scrap the Medical Device Tax, Once and For All

Federal excise taxes usually have clear-cut policy objectives. For example, the tobacco tax combats smoking, a habit that kills people and drives up medical costs. The alcohol tax addresses the social ills arising from alcohol abuse and the gasoline tax Continue reading Multi-State – Congress Should Promptly Scrap the Medical Device Tax, Once and For All

North Dakota – State Has Collected $27 Million In Sales Tax From On-Line Retailers

Since the US Supreme Court decision, requiring on-line retailers to submit state and local sales taxes, North Dakota has collected $27 million. North Dakota Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger gave that information to the Legislature’s interim Tribal Taxation committee. Rauschenberger said Continue reading North Dakota – State Has Collected $27 Million In Sales Tax From On-Line Retailers

Arizona – TPT License Renwal Reminder Two Weeks Remaining

Arizona Department of Revenue News and Announcements As a follow-up to an information bulletin from last month, the Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) is prompting businesses to renew their TPT licenses, which are due January 1, 2020. TPT licenses are Continue reading Arizona – TPT License Renwal Reminder Two Weeks Remaining

New York – Proposed Rules Regarding Unlawful Sales Tax Collection

Statement of Basis and Purpose of Proposed Rule The Department of Consumer Affairs (“DCA” or “Department”) is proposing an amendment to the Consumer Protection Law rules regarding the collection of unlawful sales tax.  Currently, Section 5-41 of Chapter 5 of Title Continue reading New York – Proposed Rules Regarding Unlawful Sales Tax Collection

Oklahoma – Tax Collection Requirements Change For Remote Sellers

What is a remote seller, and how did the U.S. Supreme Court decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair and recent Oklahoma legislation affect them? A remote seller is a seller that does not maintain a place of business in a Continue reading Oklahoma – Tax Collection Requirements Change For Remote Sellers