Multi-State – Why The Supreme Court’s Internet Sales Tax Decision Will Hurt e-Commerce Startups

Startups have a lot stacked against them, including oligarchic competitors and the ever-present threat of running out of money. This summer, the Supreme Court added another burden. On June 21, the Court voted 5-4 to overturn Quill v. North Dakota, a 1992 Continue reading Multi-State – Why The Supreme Court’s Internet Sales Tax Decision Will Hurt e-Commerce Startups

Multi-State – Internet Sales Tax Collection Laws Gradually Taking Effect

NEW YORK — As 2019 approaches, many online retailers are either collecting or preparing to collect sales tax from out-of-state-customers for the first time. A majority of the states have enacted laws requiring remote sellers to collect sales tax following Continue reading Multi-State – Internet Sales Tax Collection Laws Gradually Taking Effect

Multi-State – eBay Starts Collecting Sales Tax With More States To Come

eBay announced in October it would begin collecting sales tax in 4 states in 2019 due to new laws that extend the tax collection obligation to marketplaces (known as Marketplace Facilitator laws). Note that online marketplace Etsy had already begun Continue reading Multi-State – eBay Starts Collecting Sales Tax With More States To Come

Multi-State – Kuster Leads Bipartisan Call To Prevent Online Sales Tax For Small Businesses

Dec 7, 2018 | Press Release **Kuster has pushed for legislation to protect small businesses from an online sales tax** (Washington, DC) – Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) has brought together both Democrats and Republicans to call for a one-year moratorium Continue reading Multi-State – Kuster Leads Bipartisan Call To Prevent Online Sales Tax For Small Businesses

Multi-State – Online Retailers Are Now Tax Collectors

  The impacts of the Supreme Court decision are now being felt by ecommerce sellers — just in time for Black Friday.   South Dakota is known for Mount Rushmore, the Black Hills and — since June — shaking ecommerce Continue reading Multi-State – Online Retailers Are Now Tax Collectors

Multi-State – Holiday Wish List: U.S. States Count On Extra Online Sales Tax To Boost Budget

7NEW YORK (Reuters) – Illinois, the U.S. state with the lowest credit rating on Wall Street, has often been chastised for using gimmicks to balance its budget. Take, for instance, its overly optimistic assumptions about savings, such as a voluntary Continue reading Multi-State – Holiday Wish List: U.S. States Count On Extra Online Sales Tax To Boost Budget

Multi-State – The 25 US States With The Highest Sales Tax, Ranked

In preparation for Black Friday and Cyber Monday, we recently rounded up the US states with the lowest state and local sales taxes. But if you don’t live in those states, you might need to expand your holiday shopping budget. The Continue reading Multi-State – The 25 US States With The Highest Sales Tax, Ranked

Multi-State – Concern Builds That Congress Could Act On Wayfair In Must-Pass Bill

State organizations are monitoring Congress out of concern that lawmakers might include language limiting the ability of states to implement South Dakota v. Wayfair Inc. in “must-pass” legislation in the last days of the year. Organizations on watch include the Multistate Tax Continue reading Multi-State – Concern Builds That Congress Could Act On Wayfair In Must-Pass Bill

Multi-State – Four More States Begin Online Sales Tax Enforcement Nov. 1

Four more states entered the remote-sales-tax-collection ring on Nov. 1. New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, and South Dakota—the state behind the U.S. Supreme Court’s groundbreaking June 21 South Dakota v. Wayfair ruling—have begun enforcing requirements that remote sellers collect and remit Continue reading Multi-State – Four More States Begin Online Sales Tax Enforcement Nov. 1

Multi-State – State of Wayfair: Who Could Face Audits?

How have audits changed, post-Wayfair? The answer supplied by a snap survey of states is that states are more likely to audit the person or entity that is registering, collecting, and remitting taxes on remote sales under the various economic Continue reading Multi-State – State of Wayfair: Who Could Face Audits?