Indiana – State Looking To Courts To Change Online Sales Tax Rules

Tristate homepage.com posted August 30, 2017 (Indiana Statehouse Nwsroom) — The State of Indiana filed a lawsuit this week hoping to change how states can charge online sales tax. This push is an attempt for the courts to say Indiana Continue reading Indiana – State Looking To Courts To Change Online Sales Tax Rules

Multi-State – Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Taxes Burden Taxpayers

Bloomberg BNA by Jonathan A. Feldman and Alla Raykin August 17, 2017 Tax Policy To raise revenue and tackle health concerns, a number of localities have imposed sugar-sweetened beverage taxes. However, localities may have limited guidance on how these taxes Continue reading Multi-State – Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Taxes Burden Taxpayers

Texas – Harvey Help: Can Contractors Charge Sales Tax?

KHOU.com By Grace White September 6, 2017 If you’re hiring someone to clean out your flooded home, you should not be paying sales tax for the labor. One homeowner contacted KHOU after he noticed it on his quote. “We’re looking Continue reading Texas – Harvey Help: Can Contractors Charge Sales Tax?

Multi-State – Abolish The Income Tax, Replace With A Sales Tax

American Thinker by J. Marsolo September 6, 2017 American Thinker has published two articles in the past week on having a flat income tax, and a similar proposal to use FICA, which is a flat rate, to replace the current Continue reading Multi-State – Abolish The Income Tax, Replace With A Sales Tax

New Jersey – State Enacts Voluntary Disclosure Initiative For Certain Out-Of-State Sellers

SALT Report 3931 – The New Jersey Division of Taxation has announced a voluntary disclosure program for out-of-state sellers with click-through agreements with businesses in New Jersey. The program will run from August 21, 2017 to November 21, 2017. This program Continue reading New Jersey – State Enacts Voluntary Disclosure Initiative For Certain Out-Of-State Sellers

Multi-State – The Medical Device Tax Lives On

KnobbeMedical.com Medical Device Blog by Dan Fischer August 24, 2017 For opponents of the 2.3 percent medical device tax, it looked like the repeal/replacement of the Affordable Care Act would alleviate their concerns.  However, following the failure of repeal legislation that would have Continue reading Multi-State – The Medical Device Tax Lives On

South Dakota – How SD Sales Tax Case Could Overturn Quill Decision

Convenience Store Decisions By CSD Staff August 29, 2017 With online commerce taking off, policymakers look to end loophole that prevents online retailers from collecting sales tax. The South Dakota Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case that could Continue reading South Dakota – How SD Sales Tax Case Could Overturn Quill Decision

Vermont – Tax Department Sends Letters Seeking Unpaid Sales (Use) Tax

Seven Days posted by Terry Hallenbeck August 30, 2017 The state tax department is sending nearly 20,000 letters to Vermonters informing them that they may owe sales tax for online purchases. If so, they’ve got two months to pay up Continue reading Vermont – Tax Department Sends Letters Seeking Unpaid Sales (Use) Tax

Washington – Online Sales-Tax Money Is Key Part Of State Budget. Could A Lawsuit Derail It?

The Olympian By Walker Orenstein June 30, 2017 Top state lawmakers in Washington said Thursday they intend to follow in Colorado’s footsteps with a plan to make more online retailers collect sales tax in order to help bankroll the next Continue reading Washington – Online Sales-Tax Money Is Key Part Of State Budget. Could A Lawsuit Derail It?