Multi-State – What’s Next in the World of Sales Tax

It’s been said that nothing motivates accountants more than legislation and, more specifically, the need to comply. Nothing is more clear about this statement than what we’ve seen, and will see, in sales tax. Attending a conference like Avalara Crush, Continue reading Multi-State – What’s Next in the World of Sales Tax

Multi-State – What’s New With State Licensing and Registration After Wayfair

Because the Supreme Court transformed a long-established sales tax law in the Wayfair Inc. ruling, it means states can enforce sales tax collection from remote sellers as well as from in-state businesses. Prior to the ruling, states were largely limited to taxing Continue reading Multi-State – What’s New With State Licensing and Registration After Wayfair

Colorado – Senate Committee OKs Bill To Simplify State Sales-Tax System

The Colorado Department of Revenue would create a simplified sales and use tax computer system that businesses could access to determine point-of-delivery sales taxes under a bill that won approval in a legislative committee Tuesday. Such a system is needed Continue reading Colorado – Senate Committee OKs Bill To Simplify State Sales-Tax System

Louisiana – Small-Business Advocate Calls For Constitutional Amendment To Unify Sales Tax Collection

The state chapter of the National Federation of Independent Business will push for a state constitutional amendment creating a single sales tax collector for Louisiana, said Dawn Starns, the NFIB’s Louisiana director. She said the potential amendment has a promised Continue reading Louisiana – Small-Business Advocate Calls For Constitutional Amendment To Unify Sales Tax Collection

Minnesota – Voluntary Disclosure Application Now Online

As a business owner or tax professional, you may discover an unreported tax liability for one or more periods or tax types and it may be substantial. To help come into compliance with Minnesota tax laws, you may want to Continue reading Minnesota – Voluntary Disclosure Application Now Online

South Dakota – State Vows To ‘Educate, Then Enforce’ On Remote Seller Sales Tax

PIERRE — The South Dakota Department of Revenue recently asked the state’s citizens to report online retailers who aren’t collecting sales taxes, and to make sure that citizens themselves are paying the tax on goods they buy if the seller Continue reading South Dakota – State Vows To ‘Educate, Then Enforce’ On Remote Seller Sales Tax

North Dakota – Tax Commission Sees Online Retailers Initiate Compliance

About 500 new online retailers have signed up with the North Dakota Tax Commission to begin remitting sales taxes since a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in June allowed states to force collections. State Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger, in Minot Wednesday Continue reading North Dakota – Tax Commission Sees Online Retailers Initiate Compliance

California – State Tax Agency Gives Businesses Access To The Wrong Accounts

Accountants and business owners across California received emails from the state tax department this week that gave them access to confidential information regarding companies that were not theirs. The messages alarmed accountants who worried someone would misuse the access and Continue reading California – State Tax Agency Gives Businesses Access To The Wrong Accounts

Multistate – How Will the ‘Wayfair’ Supreme Court Decision Affect Retailers? 5 Ways.

2. Online retailers must track sales levels and tax law changes in all states where they do business. This online sales tax has not been implemented in all states, so it will be important for online retailers to track these Continue reading Multistate – How Will the ‘Wayfair’ Supreme Court Decision Affect Retailers? 5 Ways.

Supreme Court to hear internet sales tax collection case

Star Tribune By JESSICA GRESKO Associated Press JANUARY 12, 2018 — 2:40PM “The Supreme Court agreed Friday to wade into the issue of sales tax collection on internet purchases in a case that could force consumers to pay more for certain purchases Continue reading Supreme Court to hear internet sales tax collection case