Colorado – Mead Board of Trustees Submits Sales Tax Increase On November ballot

The Mead Board of Trustees voted unanimously Monday to send a one percent sales and use tax hike question to voters on the November ballot that, if passed, would help fund the town’s fledgling police department and road repairs. The Continue reading Colorado – Mead Board of Trustees Submits Sales Tax Increase On November ballot

Virginia – Exemption Certificates: Certain Types Of Sod Are Exempt From Sales Tax

“Virginia Code § 58.1-623 A states that all sales or leases are subject to the tax until the contrary is established. The burden of proving that a sale, distribution, lease, or storage of tangible personal property is not taxable is upon Continue reading Virginia – Exemption Certificates: Certain Types Of Sod Are Exempt From Sales Tax

Idaho – Out Of State Retailers Required To Collect Idaho Sales Tax

A new state law requires certain out-of-state retailers to collect Idaho sales tax on their sales to Idaho customers. The Tax Commission has contacted 500 out-of-state retailers about compliance with Idaho’s new law. More Information Information For Out Of State Continue reading Idaho – Out Of State Retailers Required To Collect Idaho Sales Tax

Louisiana – To Ramp Up Online Sales Tax Collections Following Wayfair Ruling

The state, in the wake of the South Dakota v. Wayfair U.S. Supreme Court decision, has set a self-imposed Jan. 1 deadline to have the necessary software in place for remote sellers to begin collecting and remitting Louisiana state sales taxes Louisiana, Continue reading Louisiana – To Ramp Up Online Sales Tax Collections Following Wayfair Ruling

California – Proposed Bill A2A Sets Economic Nexus Threshold At $500,000

The proposal from Gov. Jerry Brown’s (D) administration, obtained by Bloomberg Tax, would include a $500,000 economic nexus threshold—one of the highest a state has proposed so far—in addition to language requiring marketplace facilitators to collect and remit. Learn more here – Continue reading California – Proposed Bill A2A Sets Economic Nexus Threshold At $500,000

North Carolina – Set To Enforce Prospective Online Sales Taxes November 1, 2018

The N.C. Department of Revenue said “it will enforce an existing law regarding remote sales and require remote sellers to collect and remit the applicable sales and use taxes.” by November 1, 2018. “The Department will apply the Court’s ruling in the Continue reading North Carolina – Set To Enforce Prospective Online Sales Taxes November 1, 2018

Wyoming – South Dakota V. Wayfair Response August 7, 2018

The response says – “Currently Wyoming is not requiring remote sellers to license with the state to collect and remit sales tax. However businesses wishing to voluntarily license in Wyoming may begin that process any time. Once we have a Continue reading Wyoming – South Dakota V. Wayfair Response August 7, 2018

Michigan – Sales Tax Application Scam

A recent apparent sales tax registration scam has imposed itself upon Michigan taxpayers (and 42 other states). An online company is reaching out to taxpayers claiming to be able to register your business in Michigan, only for a small fee and Continue reading Michigan – Sales Tax Application Scam

Missouri – Sale of Live, Unprocessed Tilapia, Raised By Seller, Is Not Subject To Sales Tax

“Aquatic products classified as livestock. — 1.  As used in this section, the term “aquaculture” means the controlled propagation, growth and harvest of aquatic organisms, as defined by rule of the conservation commission.”   2.   For the purposes of construction Continue reading Missouri – Sale of Live, Unprocessed Tilapia, Raised By Seller, Is Not Subject To Sales Tax

Tennessee – Senate Bill 1662 Smart Contracts And Blockchain

“Distributed ledger technology” means any distributed ledger protocol and supporting infrastructure, including blockchain, that uses a distributed, decentralized, shared, and replicated ledger, whether it be public or private, permissioned or permissionless, and which may include the use of electronic currencies Continue reading Tennessee – Senate Bill 1662 Smart Contracts And Blockchain