MASSACHUSETTS – New Massachusetts Sales And Use Tax Collection Requirements

Effective October 1, 2019 Remote sellers must collect tax on sales of tangible personal property or services into Massachusetts when they have Massachusetts sales that exceed $100,000 in a calendar year.  Read Official Changes Here: Mass.Gov © 2019 Commonwealth of Continue reading MASSACHUSETTS – New Massachusetts Sales And Use Tax Collection Requirements

KANSAS – Attorney General Issues Formal Opinion On South Dakota V.S Wayfair Contradicting Their Own DOR

Announced August 28, 2019 Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt, would be providing a formal legal opinion on all the issues involved. once a detailed analysis of the South Dakota v. Wayfair ruling is done the opinion is to be publicized. Continue reading KANSAS – Attorney General Issues Formal Opinion On South Dakota V.S Wayfair Contradicting Their Own DOR

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA – Sales Tax Changes Soft Drinks, Diapers and Qualified High Tech Companies Take Effect October 1, 2019

Sales and Use Taxes Soft Drinks: The sale of or charge for soft drinks are subject to 8 percent sales and use tax. Sales or charges for soft drinks sold for immediate consumption will remain subject to a 10 percent sales Continue reading DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA – Sales Tax Changes Soft Drinks, Diapers and Qualified High Tech Companies Take Effect October 1, 2019

WYOMING – Sheridan Revenues Increase Due To Internet Sales Tax Collections

While Sheridan’s sales and use tax revenues have continued to grow this year, those gains are increasingly dependent on internet, rather than local, sales, according to a presentation City Treasurer Karen Burtis delivered this week. The city’s internet sales tax Continue reading WYOMING – Sheridan Revenues Increase Due To Internet Sales Tax Collections

CALIFORNIA – New Operative Date Of April 25, 2019, For District Use Tax Collection Requirement Based On $500,000 Sales Threshold

(SB) 92 (Stats. 2019, ch. 34) changes the operative date of the new district use tax collection requirement based on a $500,000 sales threshold from April 1, 2019 to April 25, 2019. Under the new law, all retailers are required Continue reading CALIFORNIA – New Operative Date Of April 25, 2019, For District Use Tax Collection Requirement Based On $500,000 Sales Threshold

MULTI STATE – Marketplace Monday – Accepting Exemption Certificates

The shift in tax collection responsibility to marketplace facilitators raises questions on how to address exempt sales and related documentation requirements. States generally require sellers responsible for collecting sales and use tax to maintain that (i) sales or use tax Continue reading MULTI STATE – Marketplace Monday – Accepting Exemption Certificates

MULTI-STATE – 16 States Add Specific Laws Onto Marketplace Sales Tax

16 states have a special provision in their marketplace facilitator laws that put marketplaces on the hook for sales tax collection if the business provides the option to pay with virtual currency to customers, according to Bloomberg Tax data. Marketplace Continue reading MULTI-STATE – 16 States Add Specific Laws Onto Marketplace Sales Tax

MULTI STATE – Federal Online Sales Tax Bill: Online Sales Simplicity and Small Business Relief Act of 2019

This Act may be cited as the ‘‘Online Sales Simplicity and Small Business Relief Act of 2019’’. A State may not impose a sales tax collection duty on a remote seller for any sale that occurred prior to June 10 Continue reading MULTI STATE – Federal Online Sales Tax Bill: Online Sales Simplicity and Small Business Relief Act of 2019

ALASKA – Amazon Charges Online Sales Tax In Nome

Amazon has purchased a sales tax license from the City of Nome, in effect for the 2019 calendar year. As such, the Nome Code of Ordinances states the company can collect 5% sales tax on all goods being delivered to Continue reading ALASKA – Amazon Charges Online Sales Tax In Nome

MAINE – MRS Announces Tax Payer Service Hours

As previously announced in the June Tax Alert, MRS is changing taxpayer telephone services beginning August 1, 2019, to better serve the needs of Maine taxpayers and tax professionals. Below is a summary of taxpayer services provided by MRS and Continue reading MAINE – MRS Announces Tax Payer Service Hours