Louisiana – Wal-Mart Is Not a ‘Dealer’ Required to Collect Sales Tax

Wal-Mart succeeded in convincing the Louisiana Supreme Court that it was not a “dealer” obligated to collect sales tax on products sold by third-party retailers on its website. Robert Willens highlights the reasoning that led to Wal-Mart’s win on the Continue reading Louisiana – Wal-Mart Is Not a ‘Dealer’ Required to Collect Sales Tax

Louisiana – Who Collects Sales Tax For Small, Online Businesses? Not Wal-Mart Or Amazon

In a decision long awaited around the nation, a split Louisiana Supreme Court Wednesday overruled Jefferson Parish, finding that the big online marketplaces, like eBay, Etsy, and in this case Wal-Mart, don’t have to collect sales taxes on internet transactions Continue reading Louisiana – Who Collects Sales Tax For Small, Online Businesses? Not Wal-Mart Or Amazon

Louisiana – Lafayette Parish Sales Tax Collections Are Up

With more than $520 million in sales in November, year-to-date taxable sales have reached $5.73 billion. Year-to-date sales are up 4.8% from 2018 and up 9.4% from 2017. In 2019, the past nine months had taxable sales over $500 million Continue reading Louisiana – Lafayette Parish Sales Tax Collections Are Up

Louisiana – Supreme Court Considers Sales Tax Case

The state’s highest court is being asked to decide who’s responsible for collecting and remitting Jefferson Parish sales tax on marketplace sales (essentially, who’s the “dealer”). Is it the marketplace facilitator, Walmart? Or is it the individual marketplace seller? Plaintiff Continue reading Louisiana – Supreme Court Considers Sales Tax Case

Louisiana – State Supreme Court Considers Sales Tax Case

The Louisiana Supreme Court is currently deliberating a case that could have an enormous impact on marketplace facilitators in Louisiana. Who owes the tax on marketplace sales? The state’s highest court is being asked to decide who’s responsible for collecting Continue reading Louisiana – State Supreme Court Considers Sales Tax Case

Louisiana – Group Protests Pink Tax, Says Women Should Ask State For Money Back

Some women’s groups are claiming it’s unconstitutional that 33 states still have taxes on feminine protection. And Louisiana is one of those states. Now they are taking their protest to several states, as well as a petition online, to declare Continue reading Louisiana – Group Protests Pink Tax, Says Women Should Ask State For Money Back

Louisiana – Six Proposed Sales Tax Districts In Lafayette Could Allow Increased Taxes Without Vote

Lafayette’s residents could see higher sales taxes in parts of the city pending the approval of six new economic development districts proposed by outgoing Mayor-President Joel Robideaux. The proposed districts are set for a vote by Lafayette’s City-Parish Council at Continue reading Louisiana – Six Proposed Sales Tax Districts In Lafayette Could Allow Increased Taxes Without Vote

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

Louisiana – State Introduces Proposed Remote Seller Policy and Guidance

The Louisiana Sales and Use Tax Commission for Remote Sellers introduced two Draft Notices at their September 12, 2019 Meeting. Policy Statements and Guidance Notice of Intent Mandatory Electronic Filing of Remote Sellers Tax Returns and Payment of Related Sales Continue reading Louisiana – State Introduces Proposed Remote Seller Policy and Guidance

LOUISIANA – Walmart Sales Tax Dispute Heads To Louisiana Supreme Court

Walmart.com has only about $140,000 directly at stake in a tax fight with a Louisiana parish. But the company’s court challenge to that amount may have ramifications for other online marketplace providers and for Walmart’s operations elsewhere in the state Continue reading LOUISIANA – Walmart Sales Tax Dispute Heads To Louisiana Supreme Court