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

Multi-State – Guide to State Sales Tax Holidays, 2019

How would you like to get a discount of 4% (or substantially more) on your back-to-school shopping, on top of whatever seasonal promotion a retailer might offer? Plan ahead and you could. Seventeen states have annual sales tax holidays, when Continue reading Multi-State – Guide to State Sales Tax Holidays, 2019

Louisiana – June 2019 Remote Sellers Commission Metting Brings Good News and… No News

Monday’s meeting in Baton Rouge of the Louisiana Sales and Use Tax Commission for Remote Sellers included two pieces of good news for just about everyone involved in or affected by the state’s effort to centralize the collection and remittance of Continue reading Louisiana – June 2019 Remote Sellers Commission Metting Brings Good News and… No News

Multistate – Wayfair Economic Nexus (ENexus) Anniversary Thresholds as of June 21, 2019

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