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)

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

California – Governor Signs Internet Sales Tax Law

KEY POINTS California’s 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 Supreme Court ruled last year expanded the reach of states to Continue reading California – Governor Signs Internet Sales Tax Law

Multi-State – eBay Cites Federal Move On Sales Tax Issue

eBay said Friday it was working to comply with new sales tax laws popping up around the country. Although it said Congress was working on a bill, eBay was not hopeful of passage of federal legislation. eBay cited one Congessional Continue reading Multi-State – eBay Cites Federal Move On Sales Tax Issue

Multi-State – eBay Starts Collecting Sales Tax With More States To Come

eBay announced in October it would begin collecting sales tax in 4 states in 2019 due to new laws that extend the tax collection obligation to marketplaces (known as Marketplace Facilitator laws). Note that online marketplace Etsy had already begun Continue reading Multi-State – eBay Starts Collecting Sales Tax With More States To Come