March 16, 2020 (Anchorage, AK) – Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy, with the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today issued the State of Alaska’s COVID-19 Health Mandate 002 to prevent and slow the spread of the coronavirus. The mandate Continue reading ALASKA – Response To COVID 19 Outbreak Until March 31, 2020 Health Mandate 002
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 Continue reading ALASKA – State Or Local, Internet Sales Taxes Harm E-Commerce
Alaskans might soon have to pay local sales tax on that flashy new gadget or jacket they bought from on online retailer, like Amazon, due to new remote seller taxes currently under consideration. On Monday, the City and Borough of Continue reading Alaska – Taxes On Online Sales
Alaska communities that collect sales tax are getting close to leveling the playing field between online retailers and brick and mortar stores. Last week, the Alaska Municipal League, or AML, announced a plan to create a statewide code and commission Continue reading Alaska – Communities Are One Step Closer To Collecting Online Sales Tax
Forty-five states plus the District of Columbia impose a sales tax to raise revenue. In addition, local sales tax is collected in 38 states. The combined levy can be hefty. In Tennessee, for example, the average combined state and local Continue reading MULTI STATE – 5 States With No State Sales Tax
Amazon has purchased a sales tax license from the City of Nome, in effect for the 2019 calendar year. As such, the Nome Code of Ordinances states the company can collect 5% sales tax on all goods being delivered to Continue reading ALASKA – Amazon Charges Online Sales Tax In Nome
June 21, 2019 – One year since Wayfair – Anniversary Update. On this one year anniversary of the landmark decision virtually all states have responded with their enforcement intentions. The tax imposition is now retroactive. A Wayfair Process Review is Continue reading Multistate – Wayfair Economic Nexus (ENexus) Anniversary Thresholds as of June 21, 2019
Web retailers began adding sales tax to purchases online this year. It’s supposed to reflect the local tax rate. Now, the City of Wrangell wants assurances from mega-retailers like Amazon that those sales tax dollars reach city coffers. Wrangell has Continue reading Alaska – Amazon’s Collecting Sales Tax Now, Will Alaska Cities See That Money?