California – Small Retailers Who Sold Through Amazon Are Facing A Tax Time Bomb

Online sales have taken over a growing percentage of the U.S. retail market, accounting for about $1 out of every $7 spent by consumers. But through much of that rise, online sellers had an unfair advantage over brick-and-mortar retailers: They Continue reading California – Small Retailers Who Sold Through Amazon Are Facing A Tax Time Bomb

California – Governor Signs Internet Sales Tax Law

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s Democratic governor has signed a law requiring companies like Amazon and eBay to collect sales taxes on behalf of some out-of-state sellers. The law comes after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled last year states can Continue reading California – Governor Signs Internet Sales Tax Law

Alaska – Amazon’s Collecting Sales Tax Now, Will Alaska Cities See That Money?

Web retailers began adding sales tax to purchases online this year. It’s supposed to reflect the local tax rate. Now, the City of Wrangell wants assurances from mega-retailers like Amazon that those sales tax dollars reach city coffers. Wrangell has Continue reading Alaska – Amazon’s Collecting Sales Tax Now, Will Alaska Cities See That Money?

Multi-State – Wayfair v. South Dakota: How Amazon Played Both Sides

In the late 90s, Amazon began expanding its offerings beyond books, quickly embracing the Internet and leveraging technology to boost sales and exploit dated tax laws. Thanks to the proliferation of the Web and a rise in the popularity of Continue reading Multi-State – Wayfair v. South Dakota: How Amazon Played Both Sides

CALIFORNIA – What California’s Move To Collect Back Taxes From Amazon Fulfillment Users Means For Your Business

In June 2018, the Supreme Court upended e-commerce with a 5-4 ruling in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., allowing states to collect sales tax for sales on the web in which the merchant had no physical presence in that state. The problem with Continue reading CALIFORNIA – What California’s Move To Collect Back Taxes From Amazon Fulfillment Users Means For Your Business

Alaska – Juneau Residents Now Pay Sales Tax On Most Amazon Purchases

JUNEAU – At the start of the year, Amazon shoppers in Juneau started noticing a new charge on their purchases — city sales tax. After the company made some changes, the majority of Amazon purchases made by Juneau customers will Continue reading Alaska – Juneau Residents Now Pay Sales Tax On Most Amazon Purchases

Florida – Online Purchases May Have Petersburg Sales Tax

Like others in Southeast, people in Petersburg may start seeing local sales tax charged on some online purchases. The borough last month heard the first report of such a sales tax charge from online retail giant Amazon and the local Continue reading Florida – Online Purchases May Have Petersburg Sales Tax

California – California Amazon Sellers Reporting Sales Tax Disclosure

Recently some of our California TaxJar customers have received this message in their email: Here’s the text transcribed: Amazon has received a valid and binding legal demand from the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) requiring that Amazon disclose the following Continue reading California – California Amazon Sellers Reporting Sales Tax Disclosure

Multistate – EBay earnings: Supreme Court sales tax decision is just one of a few headwinds

Market Watch Published: July 18, 2018 12:49 p.m. ET EBay is facing a number of headwinds, including the recent Supreme Court decision on state sales tax Ebay Inc. is scheduled to report second-quarter earnings on Wednesday after the closing bell Continue reading Multistate – EBay earnings: Supreme Court sales tax decision is just one of a few headwinds

Multistate – Here’s Why Amazon.com Doesn’t Care About the Sales Tax Ruling

“Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) was against an online sales tax before it was for it. Now that the Supreme Court has decided that states can require online retailers to collect sales taxes even if they don’t have a physical presence in their state, smaller internet-only Continue reading Multistate – Here’s Why Amazon.com Doesn’t Care About the Sales Tax Ruling