Virginia – Shad Plank: A Sales Tax Bump As Online Dealers Sign Up

Well, here’s a surprise: sales and use tax collections, which have grown only sluggishly in the past few years despite a buoyant economy, jumped by 12.9% in August. Another surprise: use tax collections — that is taxes paid on sales Continue reading Virginia – Shad Plank: A Sales Tax Bump As Online Dealers Sign Up

South Carolina – State Court Says Amazon Must Pay Up On Third-Party Sales

COLUMBIA — A South Carolina court says Amazon owes the state sales tax from transactions third-party vendors have made selling goods to S.C. shoppers through the online retail giant’s website. The ruling signed by Chief Administrative Law Judge Ralph King Continue reading South Carolina – State Court Says Amazon Must Pay Up On Third-Party Sales

Tennessee – New Taxes On Internet Sales Shouldn’t Replace Shopping Local, Johnson City Leaders Say

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – For Johnson City Mayor Jenny Brock, the vacant Toys R Us building on North Roan Street is a harsh reminder of the changing retail environment. “I look at Toys R Us as kind of the Continue reading Tennessee – New Taxes On Internet Sales Shouldn’t Replace Shopping Local, Johnson City Leaders Say

Kansas – State Imposes Sales and Use Tax Requirements to Fullest Extent Allowed

As of October 1, 2019, ALL out-of-state sellers making sales for delivery into Kansas are required to register with the Department of Revenue and collect and remit Kansas sales or use tax. According to Department of Revenue Notice 19-04, “Kansas imposes Continue reading Kansas – State Imposes Sales and Use Tax Requirements to Fullest Extent Allowed

California – State Enacts Sales Tax Legislation Aimed at Remote Sellers and Marketplace Facilitators

In June 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned 27 years of legal precedent holding that no state could require an out-of-state retailer to collect sales or use taxes from purchasers absent the retailer having a physical presence in that state. Continue reading California – State Enacts Sales Tax Legislation Aimed at Remote Sellers and Marketplace Facilitators

Multi-State – Sales And Use Tax Compliance: What To Expect In 2019

Last year, you saw sales and use tax became increasingly complex with major taxability changes and more state-by-state rules. And that trend is only going to continue into this year. So say the tax experts at Avalara who just released the new 2019 Sales Continue reading Multi-State – Sales And Use Tax Compliance: What To Expect In 2019

Arizona – State To Start Collecting Online Sales Taxes

In less than two months, Arizona will begin requiring remote sellers to pay transaction privilege taxes, commonly called sales taxes.The Arizona Department of Revenue is accepting public comment through Aug. 23. Written comments can be submitted to Lisa Querard, ADOR tax policy administrator, by Continue reading Arizona – State To Start Collecting Online Sales Taxes

Multistate – WAYFAIR & THE ECONOMIC NEXUS IMPACT ON ART DEALERS

A common misconception about the Wayfair ruling is that it only affects online sales or e-commerce businesses. Unfortunately, this is not the case. Any business that ships or performs services remotely into a state is subject to the new economic Continue reading Multistate – WAYFAIR & THE ECONOMIC NEXUS IMPACT ON ART DEALERS

South Dakota – South Dakota state government achieved most of 2019 budget surplus from savings

Terwilliger said the 2019 budget didn’t reflect any additional sales and use tax revenue from remote sellers and marketplaces that use the Internet to sell products and services to South Dakota. The state law requiring remote sellers to report their Continue reading South Dakota – South Dakota state government achieved most of 2019 budget surplus from savings

Mulitstate – Arkansas ties for No. 1 in sales-tax ranking; rounding takes total levies to 9.47%

A consumer buying items around Tennessee and Arkansas won’t notice much difference in the overall sales taxes paid. Thanks to rounding, Arkansas and Tennessee have the highest combined state and local sales-tax rates among the 50 states, according to the Continue reading Mulitstate – Arkansas ties for No. 1 in sales-tax ranking; rounding takes total levies to 9.47%