Massachusetts – Massachusetts Internet Cookie Directive Has Crumbled

Bloomberg BNA Salt Talk Blog by Stephanie E. Cangialosi July 6, 2017 On April 3, 2017, the Massachusetts Department of Revenue issued Directive 17-1, detailing circumstances in which an online-retailer located outside of Massachusetts and making sales within the Commonwealth may Continue reading Massachusetts – Massachusetts Internet Cookie Directive Has Crumbled

Massachusetts – Massachusetts Sued Before New Internet Sales Tax Rules Take Effect

Forbes, #TaxTime Kelly Phillips Erb June 12, 2017 “With just over two weeks before a new regulation in Massachusetts was slated to take effect, the measure has hit a roadblock. NetChoice, a trade association of Internet companies and organizations, and American Continue reading Massachusetts – Massachusetts Sued Before New Internet Sales Tax Rules Take Effect

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