Missouri – State Considers New Economic Nexus Legislation

Last year at this time, Missouri lawmakers introduced a couple of bills relating to remote sales tax. Both sought to implement economic nexus, requiring out-of-state vendors with a certain amount of sales in the state to collect and remit sales tax. Continue reading Missouri – State Considers New Economic Nexus Legislation

New York – State Sets Confusing, Retroactive Sales Tax Policy

If businesses in other states are unsure whether they need to register to collect New York State sales tax, the most recent information published by the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance leaves no room for doubt: “If you Continue reading New York – State Sets Confusing, Retroactive Sales Tax Policy

Florida – SB 126 Florida Wayfair Law Economic Nexus 100/200

Senate Bill 126 proposes a $100,000 or 200 sales count as their Economic Nexus threshold. The bill received a unanimous 5 to 0 vote in the committee on Commerce and Tourism. The bill now sits in the Committee on Finance Continue reading Florida – SB 126 Florida Wayfair Law Economic Nexus 100/200

Florida – State Considers Forcing Collection Of Tax On Online Sales

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (CNS) — Florida is losing $700 million a year it is already owed on internet sales. State lawmakers took the first step to begin collecting the money, passing the bill through its first committee Tuesday, but there are Continue reading Florida – State Considers Forcing Collection Of Tax On Online Sales

Alabama – DOR Issues Guidance For Vendors Drop-Shipping Into State and Remote Sellers

The DOR has issued guidance for drop-shipments into Alabama and remote sellers in the Simplified Sellers Use Tax FAQs found on their website. The State of Alabama does not issue sales tax licenses (resale certificates) to remote businesses (no business Continue reading Alabama – DOR Issues Guidance For Vendors Drop-Shipping Into State and Remote Sellers

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