AICPA-Led Coalition Calls for Small Business Funding

An AICPA-led coalition including payroll processors Paychex and Intuit as well as the International Franchise Association is calling for a federal funding mechanism to help small businesses affected by the coronavirus outbreak make payroll. “As the federal government focuses its Continue reading AICPA-Led Coalition Calls for Small Business Funding

Multi State – A Caution on Budget, N.J. Stops Walk-In Service

California, Maryland, and New Jersey have all produced news related to the new coronavirus Wednesday, joining Michigan, North Carolina, and Charleston, S.C. This is the latest on shifting state tax guidelines, deadlines, and policy to deal with the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading Multi State – A Caution on Budget, N.J. Stops Walk-In Service

Multi State – New Sales Tax Collection Requirements for Marketplaces

New collection requirements for marketplaces are effective in Hawaii, Illinois, Michigan, and Wisconsin as of January 1, 2020, with marketplace facilitator laws now enforced in a whopping 39 states (including Washington, D.C.). At this time last year, only seven states required marketplace facilitators to collect and remit Continue reading Multi State – New Sales Tax Collection Requirements for Marketplaces

MULTISTATE – Sales Tax Rate Changes January 1, 2020

25 states have announced sales tax rate changes, effective January 1, 2020. CPA Practice Advisor has compiled a list of which jurisdictions will be changing this month, visit CPApracticeadvisor.com to read full article. Read Full List Here: CPApracticeadvisor.com

Multi-State – Tax Foundation Publishes Combined State and Local Sales Tax Rates, 2020

Key Findings Forty-five states and the District of Columbia collect statewide sales taxes. Local sales taxes are collected in 38 states. In some cases, they can rival or even exceed state rates. The five states with the highest average combined Continue reading Multi-State – Tax Foundation Publishes Combined State and Local Sales Tax Rates, 2020

Multi-State – The Wackiest Sales Tax News Of 2019

Some of the wackiest sales tax tales in 2019 centered on remote sales tax. States won the right to tax remote sales only recently, with the United States Supreme Court decision on South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. (June 21, 2018) Continue reading Multi-State – The Wackiest Sales Tax News Of 2019

Multistate 2019 Sales Tax Systems Review

June 21, 2018, Wayfair v South Dakota was announced by the US Supreme Court overruling the longstanding Quill v North Dakota (1992). The broad sweeping implications of this ruling was felt by taxpayers, practitioners and tax collection agencies alike during Continue reading Multistate 2019 Sales Tax Systems Review

Multi-State – Congress Should Promptly Scrap the Medical Device Tax, Once and For All

Federal excise taxes usually have clear-cut policy objectives. For example, the tobacco tax combats smoking, a habit that kills people and drives up medical costs. The alcohol tax addresses the social ills arising from alcohol abuse and the gasoline tax Continue reading Multi-State – Congress Should Promptly Scrap the Medical Device Tax, Once and For All

MULTI STATE – The Wayfair Decision: What Manufacturers Need to Know About Sales Tax

Many businesses, including manufacturers, that buy or sell products across state lines are affected by the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair. In this decision, South Dakota’s “economic nexus” statute that requires certain out-of-state sellers to register Continue reading MULTI STATE – The Wayfair Decision: What Manufacturers Need to Know About Sales Tax

Multi-State – The Economic Case For Remote Sales Tax Uniformity

George Isaacson has been watching the results of South Dakota v. Wayfair play out for nearly two years, as states unfurl all kinds of economic nexus and marketplace facilitator policies. Isaacson, a lawyer, Bowdoin College professor, senior partner at Brann & Isaacson and Data Continue reading Multi-State – The Economic Case For Remote Sales Tax Uniformity