Alabama – Bill Takes Aim At Sales Taxes

Tuscaloosanews.com by Jason Morton March 19, 2018 State Sen. Gerald Allen is sponsoring a bill that would make it harder for Tuscaloosa municipalities to raise sales taxes. If passed, Allen’s amendment to the Alabama Constitution would require at least two Continue reading Alabama – Bill Takes Aim At Sales Taxes

Multistate – Why Trump’s online store collects sales tax in three states — while Amazon does for 45 states

www.washingtonpost.com By Abha Bhattarai April 9 President Trump has repeatedly taken to Twitter to attack online retailer Amazon.com for paying “little or no taxes” to state and local governments and has called for changes in current laws to require retailers to collect sales tax in Continue reading Multistate – Why Trump’s online store collects sales tax in three states — while Amazon does for 45 states

Multi-State – Mnuchin Says Amazon’s Practice Of Not Collecting Taxes From Third-Party Sellers Doesn’t Make Sense

CNBC US Economy by Thomas Franck April 6, 2018 Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Friday the Trump administration doesn’t understand why e-commerce giant Amazon does not collect taxes for some of the goods sold through its website. “Amazon pays sales tax on their Continue reading Multi-State – Mnuchin Says Amazon’s Practice Of Not Collecting Taxes From Third-Party Sellers Doesn’t Make Sense

Multi-State – Trump Taking ‘Serious Look’ At Policy Options On Amazon

Reuters Business News by Jeff Mason April 5, 2018 Aboard Air Force One (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would take a serious look at policies to address what he says are the unfair business advantages Continue reading Multi-State – Trump Taking ‘Serious Look’ At Policy Options On Amazon

Ohio – Bill Makes Tax Holiday Annual Event

Tribune Chronicle Business March 26, 2018 COLUMBUS — The Ohio sales tax holiday that benefited back-to-school shoppers the last several years will become an annual, three-day event under a bill passed by state lawmakers. During the first weekend in August, Continue reading Ohio – Bill Makes Tax Holiday Annual Event

Multistate – President Trump Tweets About Amazon”…Not A Level Playing Field”

President Trump “Only fools, or worse, are saying that our money losing Post Office makes money with Amazon. THEY LOSE A FORTUNE, and this will be changed. Also, our fully tax paying retailers are closing stores all over the country…not Continue reading Multistate – President Trump Tweets About Amazon”…Not A Level Playing Field”

Colorado – Rescinds All Prior Revenue Bulletins? Bulletin 18-01 Says So.

SALT Report 2018-4 – Colorado has rescinded all Revenue Bulletins and Policy Positions previously published by the Department. Wow. The bulletin recommends relying on the Department’s rules and regulations, which are published by the Secretary of State and if you Continue reading Colorado – Rescinds All Prior Revenue Bulletins? Bulletin 18-01 Says So.

Multi-State – States Are Getting Aggressive With Remote Sellers

Quarles & Brady LLP Tax Law Alert by David Brunori and Dawn R. Gabel March 19, 2018 In anticipation that the US Supreme Court will make a significant change to the law, many state revenue departments are becoming increasingly aggressive Continue reading Multi-State – States Are Getting Aggressive With Remote Sellers

Multi-State – What Might Wayfair Mean For Me? The Changing Landscape Of State And Local Sales Taxes And Retroactivity Concerns

Pullman & Comley, LLC Tax ALERT March 15, 2018 The rise of the internet retailer has created significant loss of sales tax revenue for state revenue agencies due to the loss of revenue from sales and use tax collected in Continue reading Multi-State – What Might Wayfair Mean For Me? The Changing Landscape Of State And Local Sales Taxes And Retroactivity Concerns

Multi-State – Congress Could Preempt SCOTUS In Online Sales Tax Battle

Forbes TaxTime by Kelly Phillips Erb March 19, 2018 Congress was back at it this week, trying to reach an agreement on spending. Both sides were scrambling to make a deal with the hope that there will be a vote Continue reading Multi-State – Congress Could Preempt SCOTUS In Online Sales Tax Battle