New York – NYS Tax Department Issues Sales Tax Advisory Opinion, Cloud Collaboration Service Is Taxable

SALT Report 3913 – Petitioner’s  “Cloud Collaboration Service” is subject to sales tax as canned software. (TSB-A-17(9)S). To View the Advisory Opinion: Advisory Opinion TSB-A-17(9)S

New York – NY ‘Amazon tax’ blocked at NY Capitol

Democrat Chronicle Jon Campbell , @JonCampbellGANPublished 4:25 p.m. ET April 25, 2017 | Updated 5:48 p.m. ET April 25, 2017 ALBANY – A bid to force major online marketplaces like Amazon to collect sales tax on more purchases appears to Continue reading New York – NY ‘Amazon tax’ blocked at NY Capitol

New York – NY Cuomo wants to tax ‘marketplace’ online vendors that are currently untaxed

Times Union By Rick Karlin Published 9:23 pm, Sunday, January 29, 2017 Albany – New York’s expanded ‘Amazon tax’ to take center stage Battles over internet sales taxes have ebbed and flowed for years, both in the legislature and in the Continue reading New York – NY Cuomo wants to tax ‘marketplace’ online vendors that are currently untaxed

New York – NY Online marketplace sales tax pits retailers against Etsy, eBay

Crain’s New York Business March 12, 2017 12:01 a.m. The proposed New York state tax would treat e-tailers the same as auction houses and consignment shops. Normally a state budget proposal to increase sales tax collection would be the kind Continue reading New York – NY Online marketplace sales tax pits retailers against Etsy, eBay

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

Multi-State – Sales Tax on Cloud Computing: The Need for Clarity and Predictability

Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Weekly State Tax Report January 23, 2017 Michael Wasser is a senior manager in the National Tax department at Ernst & Young LLP in Washington, D.C. Rebecca Helmes is a state and local tax senior with Continue reading Multi-State – Sales Tax on Cloud Computing: The Need for Clarity and Predictability

New York – Sales Tax Exemption on Feminine Hygiene Products Takes Effect

SALT Report 3860 – On September 1, 2016, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the sales and use tax exemption for feminine hygiene products sold in New York State took effect today. In July, 2016, Governor Cuomo signed legislation (A.7555-A/S.7838) Continue reading New York – Sales Tax Exemption on Feminine Hygiene Products Takes Effect

New York – Feminine Hygiene Products Exempt From Sales and Use Tax Beginning September 1, 2016

SALT Report 3842 – The New York Department of Taxation released TSB M16-6s on August 1, 2016. Feminine hygiene products include the following products: sanitary napkins; tampons; panty liners; douches; feminine hygiene syringes; and vaginal creams, foams, ointments, jellies, powders, Continue reading New York – Feminine Hygiene Products Exempt From Sales and Use Tax Beginning September 1, 2016

New York – Sales Tax on Tampons

SALT Report 3817 – Five states have eliminated sales taxes on pads and tampons: New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Maryland and Minnesota. In New York, a bill awaits the governor’s signature, and other efforts to improve access to sanitary products are underway. For Continue reading New York – Sales Tax on Tampons

New York – US Flags Exempt From Sales Tax

www.nydailynews.com by “The state Division of Veterans’ Affairs is reminding New Yorkers over the Memorial Day weekend that the flags of the U.S., New York, military branches, military services and prisoners of war are exempt from sales taxes. Tax authorities Continue reading New York – US Flags Exempt From Sales Tax