Louisiana – Who Collects Sales Tax For Small, Online Businesses? Not Wal-Mart Or Amazon

In a decision long awaited around the nation, a split Louisiana Supreme Court Wednesday overruled Jefferson Parish, finding that the big online marketplaces, like eBay, Etsy, and in this case Wal-Mart, don’t have to collect sales taxes on internet transactions Continue reading Louisiana – Who Collects Sales Tax For Small, Online Businesses? Not Wal-Mart Or Amazon

Michigan – House OKs taxes on out-of-state online retailers

LANSING (AP) — Many out-of-state websites that facilitate online sales in Michigan would have to collect and remit the 6 percent sales tax under legislation approved unanimously Wednesday by the state House. The bills, which were referred to the Senate Continue reading Michigan – House OKs taxes on out-of-state online retailers

Multi-State – eBay Advises International Sellers of US Sales Tax Changes

eBay is advising international sellers that sales to states in the US that have marketplace facilitator sales tax laws will have the tax added to them. The company is also clarifying how this will appear in the Seller Hub to Continue reading Multi-State – eBay Advises International Sellers of US Sales Tax Changes

MULTI STATE – eBay Changes Sales Tax Practices Midstream

eBay is changing the way it collects sales tax where it’s required to do so, complicating what is already a confusing process for sellers. It also appears it will shift payment-processing fees to sellers.eBay explains the current process on its Continue reading MULTI STATE – eBay Changes Sales Tax Practices Midstream

California – EBay, San Jose Move Toward Sales-Tax Split Ahead of Proposed Ban

EBay Inc. and its hometown, San Jose, Calif., are negotiating an agreement to split millions of dollars in local tax revenue from sales on the online marketplace, even as California’s governor weighs a bill to ban such pacts starting Jan. 1. The Continue reading California – EBay, San Jose Move Toward Sales-Tax Split Ahead of Proposed Ban

California – California Sales Tax Kickback Schemes Should be Banned (editorial)

San Jose’s deal with eBay is an attempt to protect the city’s revenue spoils, money the city had not anticipated receiving when it put together its current fiscal-year budget. Under a new state law, companies like eBay must start collecting Continue reading California – California Sales Tax Kickback Schemes Should be Banned (editorial)

Georgia – Third-Party Sellers To Pay Sales Tax Under New Law April 1, 2020

Third-party sellers using online marketplaces such as Amazon, eBay and Airbnb will have to pay sales taxes to the state of Georgia under a bill the governor signed into law Thursday. State officials estimate that House Bill 276, which takes Continue reading Georgia – Third-Party Sellers To Pay Sales Tax Under New Law April 1, 2020

Kansas – Governor Kelly Suggests Online Sales Tax In New Budget

Governor Laura Kelly has suggested an online sales tax for Kansans. She says the tax would not only bring in nearly $50 million in revenue for the state, but it would also level the playing field between big online retailers Continue reading Kansas – Governor Kelly Suggests Online Sales Tax In New Budget

Ohio – State Budget Plan Includes New Rule For Amazon, eBay, Others To Collect Taxes On Sales By Vendors

Amazon collects Ohio sales taxes for items it sells, but not for all vendors selling things on the Amazon marketplace. (AP) CLEVELAND, Ohio – A way around paying Ohio sales taxes for things bought on Amazon is to purchase goods Continue reading Ohio – State Budget Plan Includes New Rule For Amazon, eBay, Others To Collect Taxes On Sales By Vendors