Texas – To Be Fair, Texas Needs To Collect Every Penny Of Online Sales Tax It Can

Online retailing is hardly cutting-edge anymore. In fact, it’s been cutting out traditional brick-and-mortar stores for some time when it’s not just taking them over the way Amazon absorbed Whole Foods. But the state of Texas still isn’t getting its Continue reading Texas – To Be Fair, Texas Needs To Collect Every Penny Of Online Sales Tax It Can

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

Georgia – Online Sales Tax Goes Into Effect Today (January 1, 2019)

Hope you’ve already spent those holiday gift cards. Georgians who shop online can expect to pay a little more on some purchases this year after a bill signed by Gov. Nathan Deal goes into effect today. Georgia House Bill 61 Continue reading Georgia – Online Sales Tax Goes Into Effect Today (January 1, 2019)

District of Columbia – Internet Sales Tax Emergency Amendment Act of 2018 Approved December 31, 2018

The District of Columbia Council has passed legislation amending the sales and use tax treatment of digital goods sold or used in the District. As introduced, this bill requires that internet sales tax be collected from online retailers that meet certain Continue reading District of Columbia – Internet Sales Tax Emergency Amendment Act of 2018 Approved December 31, 2018

Ohio – US Retail Giant Overstock to Use Bitcoin to Pay Its Taxes in Ohio

Overstock will cover commercial activity taxes (CAT) with Bitcoin starting February, using the recently launched cryptocurrency taxpayer platform, OhioCrypto.com. https://cointelegraph.com/news/us-retail-giant-overstock-to-use-bitcoin-to-pay-its-taxes-in-ohio

Arkansas – Big Boosts for State Revenue in 2018

The State of Arkansas ended 2018 with a lot of money in its bank account. The year-to-date revenue summary released on Thursday by the Department of Finance & Administration shows net available revenues totaled more than $2.8 billion. In the December summary Continue reading Arkansas – Big Boosts for State Revenue in 2018

Wisconsin – Auditors helped state generate $72 million in additional revenue

A boost in the number of state tax auditors generated an additional $72 million in revenue for the state in 2018. The additional funds, while $10 million short of the state’s 2018 goals, illustrate the increased focus on collecting taxes Continue reading Wisconsin – Auditors helped state generate $72 million in additional revenue

Missouri – Governor Considering Adding Online Sales Tax

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Governor Mike Parson says he wants to enact a law that will let Missouri collect sales tax from out-of-state retailers who sell to Missouri residents online.  The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the sales tax provision Continue reading Missouri – Governor Considering Adding Online Sales Tax

North Carolina – Interest Rates Have been Posted For The Period of January 1, 2019 through June 30, 2019

On or before June 1 and December 1 of each year, the Secretary of Revenue establishes the interest rate to be in effect during the six-month period beginning on the next succeeding July 1 and January 1, respectively. The rate Continue reading North Carolina – Interest Rates Have been Posted For The Period of January 1, 2019 through June 30, 2019