Illinois-‘Discriminatory’ Sales Tax May Land in Hot Water

Illinois is cruising toward a legal challenge of its Wayfair-inspired laws after the state’s General Assembly finished a short and speedy legislative session without fixing the so-called “Associated Industries problem.” Illinois passed a law last spring making remote sellers subject Continue reading Illinois-‘Discriminatory’ Sales Tax May Land in Hot Water

Illinois – Extension of the Expiration Date of Certain Illinois Sales Tax Exemption (“E”) Numbers Due to COVID-19 Virus Outbreak

Special Informational bulletin addressed to all organizations and individuals with Illinois Sales Tax Exemption (“E”) numbers that are currently pending renewal: Due to staffing issues related to the ongoing COVID-19 virus pandemic the Illinois Department of Revenue is unable to Continue reading Illinois – Extension of the Expiration Date of Certain Illinois Sales Tax Exemption (“E”) Numbers Due to COVID-19 Virus Outbreak

Multistate – Trump Recognizes South Dakota Sales Tax System “…think of that.”

On Wednesday, April 30, 2020 President Trump delivered an address covering multiple topics including individual state reactions to bail out needs.. After recognizing California, New York, Illinois, Florida and Texas President Trump concluded with the following comments about South Dakota Continue reading Multistate – Trump Recognizes South Dakota Sales Tax System “…think of that.”

Illinois – Tax Revenue from Illinois Adult-Use Cannabis Sales Surpassed $10 Million in January

Tax revenue from Illinois adult-use cannabis sales surpassed $10 million in January, according to a Chicago Tribune report. Illinois collects sales tax, as well as an additional cannabis tax, on adult-use sales, and January sales brought in more than $3.1 million in Continue reading Illinois – Tax Revenue from Illinois Adult-Use Cannabis Sales Surpassed $10 Million in January

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

Illinois – Lawmakers Move To Boost Online Sales Tax Compliance

Lawmakers passed a legislative fix during the recently adjourned fall veto session that proponents say could help the state realize $380 million in annual tax revenue by increasing compliance with existing online retail transaction tax laws. Supporters say the new Continue reading Illinois – Lawmakers Move To Boost Online Sales Tax Compliance

Illinois – State Moves To Boost Online Sales Tax Compliance

Lawmakers passed a legislative fix during the recently adjourned fall veto session which proponents say could help the state realize $380 million in annual tax revenue by increasing compliance with existing online retail transaction tax laws. Supporters say the new Continue reading Illinois – State Moves To Boost Online Sales Tax Compliance

Illinois – DuPage County Expecting Drop in Sales Tax Revenue Due to COVID-19

DuPage County officials are bracing for a steep decline in sales tax revenue as a result of t COVID-19 crisis. DuPage has a $183.8 million general fund, which includes the budgets of most county offices and departments. Roughly 55% of Continue reading Illinois – DuPage County Expecting Drop in Sales Tax Revenue Due to COVID-19

Illinois – Department Of Revenue Issues A General Information Letter On Use Tax Collection On Marketplace Facilitators

The Illinois Department of Revenue has issued a General Information Letter (GIL) on use tax collection for Marketplace Facilitators. The questions posed pertained to clarification on registration and filing requirements for “marketplace sellers” who sell exclusively with “marketplace provider(s)”. To Continue reading Illinois – Department Of Revenue Issues A General Information Letter On Use Tax Collection On Marketplace Facilitators

MULTI STATE – 10 States With the Highest Sales Taxes

Before you embark on a shopping spree in any of the 10 worst states for sales taxes, make extra room in your budget. Tennessee, for example, is in a tie for the highest sales tax in the country, at 9.47%, once Continue reading MULTI STATE – 10 States With the Highest Sales Taxes