Texas – Tachus to Pass Sales Tax Savings on to Customers

While other Internet providers may continue charging their customers amounts similar to Texas sales taxes on Internet access, effective July 1, 2020, which is when Texas is prohibited from continuing to collect these taxes, Houston-based Internet provider Tachus LLC is Continue reading Texas – Tachus to Pass Sales Tax Savings on to Customers

South Dakota – Grandfather Clause Expires And State No Longer Taxes Internet Access Charges Starting July 1, 2020

The Internet Tax Freedom Act of 1998 temporarily stopped states and local governments from imposing new taxes on Internet access and multiple or discriminatory taxes on electronic commerce. The Act had a grandfather clause allowing states that already taxed Internet Continue reading South Dakota – Grandfather Clause Expires And State No Longer Taxes Internet Access Charges Starting July 1, 2020

South Dakota – Cities To Lose Millions In Internet Service Tax

RAPID CITY, S.D. Rapid City is expected to lose more than $2 million in state funding over the next two years following the congressional repeal of South Dakota’s tax on internet service. The 2016 Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act, which Continue reading South Dakota – Cities To Lose Millions In Internet Service Tax

North Dakota – Internet Access Charges Exempt From Sales Tax Beginning July 1, 2017

SALT Report 3904 – Beginning July 1, 2017, all charges for Internet access will be exempt from sales and use taxes in the state of North Dakota. North Dakota has been one of the few remaining states allowed to tax Continue reading North Dakota – Internet Access Charges Exempt From Sales Tax Beginning July 1, 2017

Multistate – Permanent Ban On Internet Access Passed The Senate With HR 644 Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 

SALT Report 3775 – On February 11, 2016, the permanent ban on internet access was passed by the senate (the house passed the bill in December).  HR 644 Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 is a 157 page Continue reading Multistate – Permanent Ban On Internet Access Passed The Senate With HR 644 Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 

North Carolina – Internet Tax Freedom Act Extended

SALT Report 3756 – Internet access charges and telecommunications gross receipts charged to internet services providers remain exempt via the ITFA extension through October 1, 2016. “The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016 (“Act”), was signed by President Barack Obama on December Continue reading North Carolina – Internet Tax Freedom Act Extended

Multistate – ITFA Extended To December 11, 2015 With Passage Of HR 719

SALT Report 3723– The president signed HR 719 (“TSA Office of Inspection Accountability Act of 2015”) and extended the expiration of the Internet Tax Freedom Act another 71 days to December 11, 2015 in Section 127. SEC. 127. Sections 1101(a) Continue reading Multistate – ITFA Extended To December 11, 2015 With Passage Of HR 719

Multistate – Internet Tax Freedom Act (ITFA) Set To Expire Today (October 1, 2015)

SALT Report 3722 – The ITFA was first passed in 1998 and has been extended and revised along the way. The ITFA prohibits states from subjecting internet access charges to tax and is set to expire on October 1, 2015. Continue reading Multistate – Internet Tax Freedom Act (ITFA) Set To Expire Today (October 1, 2015)

Multi-State – Proposal to Delay Internet Tax Freedom Act Legislation

SALT Report 3719 – Senators composed a proposal to urge postponing consideration of legislation that would extend, or make permanent, the Internet Tax Freedom Act until consideration and passage of legislation that would allow states to require remote sellers to Continue reading Multi-State – Proposal to Delay Internet Tax Freedom Act Legislation

Multi-State – Spending Bill Includes Ban On Taxing Internet Access

SALT Report 3535 – A $1.1 trillion dollar spending bill extends the ban on taxing internet access through October 1, 2015.  This will be the fourth renewal to ban internet access taxes.  Senate Finance Committee chairman Ron Wyden, who originally Continue reading Multi-State – Spending Bill Includes Ban On Taxing Internet Access