Louisiana – Attention Remote Sellers and Marketplace Facilitators Requirements Begin July 1, 2020

Beginning July 1, 2020, the Louisiana Sales and Use Tax Commission for Remote Sellers (Commission) will be required to enforce collections of Louisiana state and local sales/use taxes by qualifying “remote sellers” and “marketplace facilitators.” As a follow-up to our Continue reading Louisiana – Attention Remote Sellers and Marketplace Facilitators Requirements Begin July 1, 2020

Louisiana – Senate Bill No. 138 Includes Marketplace Facilitators Under The Definition Of Remote Sellers Effective July 1, 2020

On May 28, 2020, the Louisiana Legislature passed S.B. 138 will require marketplace facilitators to collect and remit state and local sales and use taxes if they exceed an economic nexus threshold of $100,000 in sales or 200 transactions in Continue reading Louisiana – Senate Bill No. 138 Includes Marketplace Facilitators Under The Definition Of Remote Sellers Effective July 1, 2020

Louisiana – Enacts Economic Nexus Provisions No Later Than July 1, 2020

Effective Date: TBD with 30 days notice; effective date will be no later than July 1, 2020 – change to Registration within 30 days of meeting threshold or July 30, 2020 for those meeting threshold by June 30, 2020 with collection Continue reading Louisiana – Enacts Economic Nexus Provisions No Later Than July 1, 2020

Louisiana- Enacts Economic Nexus Provisions

Effective Date: TBD with 30 days notice; effective date will be no later than July 1, 2020 – change to Registration within 30 days of meeting threshold or July 30, 2020 for those meeting threshold by June 30, 2020 with collection Continue reading Louisiana- Enacts Economic Nexus Provisions

Louisiana- Legislature Passes Marketplace Collection Bill

On May 28, 2020, the Louisiana Legislature passed S.B. 138, which, if signed by the Governor, will require marketplace facilitators to collect and remit state and local sales and use taxes if they exceed an economic nexus threshold of $100,000 Continue reading Louisiana- Legislature Passes Marketplace Collection Bill

Louisiana- Sales Tax Collections Falling

Business operations have been curtailed over the past few days due to the COVID-19 pandemic but up until then, sales tax collections were up, according the Concordia Parish Sales Tax Office.  For the first 23 days of March, however, sales Continue reading Louisiana- Sales Tax Collections Falling

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