New York – Proposed Rules Regarding Unlawful Sales Tax Collection

Statement of Basis and Purpose of Proposed Rule The Department of Consumer Affairs (“DCA” or “Department”) is proposing an amendment to the Consumer Protection Law rules regarding the collection of unlawful sales tax.  Currently, Section 5-41 of Chapter 5 of Title Continue reading New York – Proposed Rules Regarding Unlawful Sales Tax Collection

New York – Proposed Rules Regarding Unlawful Sales Tax

The Department of Consumer Affairs (“DCA” or “Department”) is proposing an amendment to the Consumer Protection Law rules regarding the collection of unlawful sales tax.  Currently, Section 5-41 of Chapter 5 of Title 6 of the Rules of the City of Continue reading New York – Proposed Rules Regarding Unlawful Sales Tax

New York – State Sets Confusing, Retroactive Sales Tax Policy

If businesses in other states are unsure whether they need to register to collect New York State sales tax, the most recent information published by the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance leaves no room for doubt: “If you Continue reading New York – State Sets Confusing, Retroactive Sales Tax Policy

New York – State Sales Tax Collections Perk Up

Sales tax collections, an important source of revenue for local governments, rose a brisk 6.3% in New York in the quarter ending September 30 compared to the same period a year earlier, new state government data shows. Out of the Continue reading New York – State Sales Tax Collections Perk Up

New York – NYS Tax Department Issues Changes To Tax Collection Requirements For Marketplace Providers

The Tax Law has been amended to require marketplace providers to collect sales tax on taxable sales of tangible personal property that they facilitate for marketplace sellers. These amendments apply to sales made on or after June 1, 2019. On Continue reading New York – NYS Tax Department Issues Changes To Tax Collection Requirements For Marketplace Providers

MULTI STATE – 10 States With the Highest Sales Taxes

Before you embark on a shopping spree in any of the 10 worst states for sales taxes, make extra room in your budget. Tennessee, for example, is in a tie for the highest sales tax in the country, at 9.47%, once Continue reading MULTI STATE – 10 States With the Highest Sales Taxes

NEW YORK – Sales Tax Economic Nexus Update

Since the United States Supreme Court’s decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, 585 U.S. ___ (2018), on June 21, 2018, state governments have been rapidly rewriting their rules to impose economic nexus (as opposed to physical presence) standards for sales and Continue reading NEW YORK – Sales Tax Economic Nexus Update

New York – Senator Proposes Week Long Sales Tax Holiday For Back-To-School Shopping

State Senator Pam Helming yesterday (August 27) proposed legislation in Albany that would make school supplies tax-exempt for one week each year, beginning the Tuesday before Labor Day. The so-called “Back to School Sales Tax Holiday” would include not only Continue reading New York – Senator Proposes Week Long Sales Tax Holiday For Back-To-School Shopping

NEW YORK – City Sales Tax Revenues Following State Trend

Sales tax revenue numbers are up throughout the state, but are lagging behind 2018 percentages. Earlier this month, Thomas P. DiNapoli, state comptroller, released a report about how local sales tax growth has slowed during the first half of 2019 Continue reading NEW YORK – City Sales Tax Revenues Following State Trend

New York – Cuomo, de Blasio Go To War Over Famed Pizzeria’s Tax Problems

New York’s top politicians are doing what New Yorkers do best — fight about pizza. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo played hardball this week with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio after famed Brooklyn pizzeria Di Fara shut its doors amid problems over a massive outstanding Continue reading New York – Cuomo, de Blasio Go To War Over Famed Pizzeria’s Tax Problems