Washington – State’s Taxes Make It The Worst State To Be Poor. See How It Compares To Others

Poor people in Washington have the worst tax burden in America, according to a new online survey. Financial services website WalletHub conducted a survey of all 50 states, plus Washington, D.C., to determine which states were the best, and which Continue reading Washington – State’s Taxes Make It The Worst State To Be Poor. See How It Compares To Others

Multistate – Pike v. Bruce Church, Inc., 397 U.S. 137 (1970)

Annotation Primary Holding Even if a law does not discriminate on its face against interstate commerce, it is not permissible if the burdens greatly exceed the benefits to local commerce. Facts Bruce Church, Inc. was an agricultural company that operated Continue reading Multistate – Pike v. Bruce Church, Inc., 397 U.S. 137 (1970)

Multi-State – Tampons: That Bloody Sales Tax

In 35 U.S. states, women have to pay sales tax for menstrual hygiene products. That extra cost adds up over time and it especially affects low-income women. Some people believe those taxes are unfair to women, and some states have eliminated them. Research based Continue reading Multi-State – Tampons: That Bloody Sales Tax

Multi-State – State Of Wayfair: Some Retail Groups Still Believe In Congress

Some parties aren’t giving up on congressional action on online sales taxation. The American Catalog Mailers Association (ACMA), in a letter to congressional leadership, urged lawmakers to introduce and enact legislation before the end of the year “that allows small businesses to Continue reading Multi-State – State Of Wayfair: Some Retail Groups Still Believe In Congress

Multi-State – What to Know About Marketplace Facilitator Sales Tax Proposals

The number of states looking to hold marketplace facilitators responsible for collecting and remitting sales tax on behalf of all marketplace sellers is steadily increasing. More than 20 states currently have marketplace facilitator measures under consideration, including the four most Continue reading Multi-State – What to Know About Marketplace Facilitator Sales Tax Proposals

Multi-State – What to Expect from M&As Post Wayfair

With the Supreme Court’s South Dakota v. Wayfair ruling and the elimination of the “physical presence” standard, a number of issues are raised in the realm of mergers and acquisitions for both buy-side accountants and sell-side accountants. As companies grapple with applying Continue reading Multi-State – What to Expect from M&As Post Wayfair

Multi-State – IRS Counsel Nominee Briefly Advised Trump Organization On Taxes

President Donald Trump’s nominee for chief counsel of the Internal Revenue Service briefly advised the future president’s real estate company on a tax question several years ago. Michael Desmond counseled the Trump Organization on “a discrete reporting matter for a Continue reading Multi-State – IRS Counsel Nominee Briefly Advised Trump Organization On Taxes

Multi-State – New Sales Tax Report Shows a Decrease In Rate Changes In 2018

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb 19, 2019–According to the annual End-of-Year Tax Rate Report issued by Vertex Inc., a leading provider of tax technology and services, there were 619 standard sales tax rate changes in 2018, a decrease from the same Continue reading Multi-State – New Sales Tax Report Shows a Decrease In Rate Changes In 2018

Multi-State – Online Sellers Crowdsource Sales Tax Compliance Advice

Third-party e-commerce sellers have been discussing tax advice online in the face of a patchwork of state remote sales tax laws. Among the sellers posting on forums for Amazon.com Inc. and eBay sellers, the general sense seems to be confusion Continue reading Multi-State – Online Sellers Crowdsource Sales Tax Compliance Advice