Massachusetts – Directive 17-1 Significant Presence Includes “Cookies”

SALT Report 3897 –  New nexus standards were issued by Massachusetts (Directive 17-1) on, April 3, 2017, which defines electronic signals as tangible personal property including cookies. This purpose of this Directive is to explain the application of the general Continue reading Massachusetts – Directive 17-1 Significant Presence Includes “Cookies”

Massachusetts – Online Sales Tax Moving Toward Lawsuit

June 6, 2017 Aaron Nicodemus Bloomberg BNA “A trade group that represents e-retailers like eBay Inc. and PayPal Inc. plans to sue Massachusetts to stop a plan to collect sales taxes from out-of-state online retailers. NetChoice, a trade group based Continue reading Massachusetts – Online Sales Tax Moving Toward Lawsuit

Rhode Island – RI Amazon will charge sales tax

By Bill Tomison and Ted Nesi Published: January 18, 2017, 1:26 pm Updated: January 18, 2017, 6:35 pm PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Buying an item online at Amazon.com will soon cost a little more for Rhode Islanders. “The online retailer Continue reading Rhode Island – RI Amazon will charge sales tax

Massachusetts – Tax Amnesty From April 1 through May 31 2016

SALT Report 3780 – Beginning April 1, 2016 the Department of Revenue will be conducting a two month tax amnesty for qualified taxpayers. This amnesty is open to businesses and individuals who: Have not filed all returns – Any business or Continue reading Massachusetts – Tax Amnesty From April 1 through May 31 2016

Massachusetts – New Tax Filing Website MassTaxConnect Launches November 30, 2015 WebFile to Close Down

SALT Report 3743 – Get ready for a filing change. On November 30th, business taxpayers, practitioners, and professionals will transition from using WebFile for Business to using MassTaxConnect where all business tax types will be included. 11/20/2015 – WebFile for Continue reading Massachusetts – New Tax Filing Website MassTaxConnect Launches November 30, 2015 WebFile to Close Down

Massachusetts – Weekend Sales Tax Holiday Begins August 15, 2015 Ends August 16, 2015

SALT Report 3690 – The Massachusetts Department of Revenue will be conducting a weekend sales and use tax holiday for non-business sales at retail of single items of tangible personal property costing $2,500 or less – subject to certain exclusions. Continue reading Massachusetts – Weekend Sales Tax Holiday Begins August 15, 2015 Ends August 16, 2015

Massachusetts – Amnesty Program For Taxpayers With Qualifying Personal Or Business Tax Liabilities

SALT Report 3504 – The Commissioner of Revenue established a two month period of amnesty from September 1, 2014 to October 31, 2014.  The amnesty applies to periods stated on a Notice of Assessment before July 1, 2014 and apply Continue reading Massachusetts – Amnesty Program For Taxpayers With Qualifying Personal Or Business Tax Liabilities

Massachusetts – 2014 Sales Tax Holiday Saturday, Aug. 16 and Sunday Aug. 17

SALT Report 3440 – For two days sales of most items costing $2,500 or less in the state of Massachusetts will not be subject to sales or use taxes.  These items must be tangible personal property purchased for personal use Continue reading Massachusetts – 2014 Sales Tax Holiday Saturday, Aug. 16 and Sunday Aug. 17

Massachusetts – Tax Amnesty Program for the 2015 Fiscal Year

SALT Report 3418 – A provision in the FY15 Massachusetts state budget establishes a tax amnesty program for two consecutive months during the 2015 fiscal year for certain tax types. The tax amnesty will take place during the months of Continue reading Massachusetts – Tax Amnesty Program for the 2015 Fiscal Year