Multistate – Why Trump’s online store collects sales tax in three states — while Amazon does for 45 states

www.washingtonpost.com By Abha Bhattarai April 9 President Trump has repeatedly taken to Twitter to attack online retailer Amazon.com for paying “little or no taxes” to state and local governments and has called for changes in current laws to require retailers to collect sales tax in Continue reading Multistate – Why Trump’s online store collects sales tax in three states — while Amazon does for 45 states

Multi-State – Mnuchin Says Amazon’s Practice Of Not Collecting Taxes From Third-Party Sellers Doesn’t Make Sense

CNBC US Economy by Thomas Franck April 6, 2018 Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Friday the Trump administration doesn’t understand why e-commerce giant Amazon does not collect taxes for some of the goods sold through its website. “Amazon pays sales tax on their Continue reading Multi-State – Mnuchin Says Amazon’s Practice Of Not Collecting Taxes From Third-Party Sellers Doesn’t Make Sense

Multi-State – Trump Taking ‘Serious Look’ At Policy Options On Amazon

Reuters Business News by Jeff Mason April 5, 2018 Aboard Air Force One (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would take a serious look at policies to address what he says are the unfair business advantages Continue reading Multi-State – Trump Taking ‘Serious Look’ At Policy Options On Amazon

Multistate – President Trump Tweets About Amazon”…Not A Level Playing Field”

President Trump “Only fools, or worse, are saying that our money losing Post Office makes money with Amazon. THEY LOSE A FORTUNE, and this will be changed. Also, our fully tax paying retailers are closing stores all over the country…not Continue reading Multistate – President Trump Tweets About Amazon”…Not A Level Playing Field”

Supreme Court to hear internet sales tax collection case

Statesman Journal JESSICA GRESKO, Associated PressPublished 12:25 p.m. PT Jan. 12, 2018 | Updated 12:25 p.m. PT Jan. 12, 2018 “A total of 36 states and the District of Columbia had asked the high court take up the issue. In a Continue reading Supreme Court to hear internet sales tax collection case

U.S. Supreme Court to Review Bid to Collect Internet Sales Tax

Bloomberg Politics By Greg Stohr – January 12, 2018, 11:46 AM PST Updated on January 12, 2018, 12:04 PM PST “The U.S. Supreme Court will consider freeing state and local governments to collect billions of dollars in sales taxes from online retailers, agreeing to Continue reading U.S. Supreme Court to Review Bid to Collect Internet Sales Tax

Multi-State – Amazon Sellers Brood As States Come Calling For Taxes

NY Times by Nick Wingfield November 15, 2017 SEATTLE — Amazon and the tax man are back at it again. For years, the company and state governments scuffled over Amazon’s resistance to charging state sales tax, which helped keep prices Continue reading Multi-State – Amazon Sellers Brood As States Come Calling For Taxes

Multi-State – Amazon Steps Into Tax Collection With Service That Could Help States Collect Billions In Lost Revenue

CNBC by Eugene Kim November 15, 2017 Amazon is finally being forced to take a hands-on approach to tax collection. Next year the company will begin collecting sales tax for its third-party merchants in its home state of Washington, according to Continue reading Multi-State – Amazon Steps Into Tax Collection With Service That Could Help States Collect Billions In Lost Revenue

Multi-State – For Amazon Sellers, A Big Tax Bill Is Looming

cbsnews.com by Jonathan Berr MoneyWatch October 19, 2017 During a March trade show, Richard Cram of the Multistate Tax Commission (MTC) had some unwelcome news for a group of sellers who use Amazon’s (AMZN) e-commerce platform. Cram informed the sellers Continue reading Multi-State – For Amazon Sellers, A Big Tax Bill Is Looming

Multistate – MTC Online Marketplace Seller Voluntary Disclosure (24 State Initiative) August 17, 2017 through October 17, 2017

SALT Report 3914 – The MTC is sponsoring a prospective amnesty program targeting online marketplace sellers. The amnesty program will begin on Thursday, August 17, 2017 and will close October 17, 2017. The following 24 states have agreed to participate Continue reading Multistate – MTC Online Marketplace Seller Voluntary Disclosure (24 State Initiative) August 17, 2017 through October 17, 2017