Georgia – Lawmakers Reach Deal To Collect More Online Sales Taxes

Four days into the 2020 General Assembly session the lawmakers agreed to a new internet and app sales tax measure that could provide a major boost to the state’s shaky bottom line. House and Senate leaders agreed Thursday morning to Continue reading Georgia – Lawmakers Reach Deal To Collect More Online Sales Taxes

Illinois – State Has Added Additional Resources For Marketplace Facilitators, Marketplace Sellers, And Remote Sellers To It’s Website

A new resource page has been added to the Illinois Department of Revenue’s Website. On this page you will find a variety of information on Marketplace Facilitators, Marketplace Sellers and Remote Sellers including: An overview, definitions, information regarding thresholds and Continue reading Illinois – State Has Added Additional Resources For Marketplace Facilitators, Marketplace Sellers, And Remote Sellers To It’s Website

Michigan – Bills Taxing Amazon, Other Online Marketplaces Head To Whitmer

Michigan is poised to start taxing online marketplace facilitators such as Amazon, eBay and Etsy after the state Senate unanimously approved Wednesday the legislation and sent it to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.  The package of four bills by Rep. Lynn Afendoulis, R-Grand Rapids, Continue reading Michigan – Bills Taxing Amazon, Other Online Marketplaces Head To Whitmer

Louisiana – Supreme Court Considers Sales Tax Case

The state’s highest court is being asked to decide who’s responsible for collecting and remitting Jefferson Parish sales tax on marketplace sales (essentially, who’s the “dealer”). Is it the marketplace facilitator, Walmart? Or is it the individual marketplace seller? Plaintiff Continue reading Louisiana – Supreme Court Considers Sales Tax Case

Louisiana – State Supreme Court Considers Sales Tax Case

The Louisiana Supreme Court is currently deliberating a case that could have an enormous impact on marketplace facilitators in Louisiana. Who owes the tax on marketplace sales? The state’s highest court is being asked to decide who’s responsible for collecting Continue reading Louisiana – State Supreme Court Considers Sales Tax Case

Kansas – State Recommends Taxes that Target Internet, Digital Sales

In efforts to keep up with the technological times, Gov. Laura Kelly’s advisory council supported millions in new taxes in the digital economy. But others are concerned that Kansas should first focus on restoring fiscal health. (TNS) — On Tuesday, Continue reading Kansas – State Recommends Taxes that Target Internet, Digital Sales

Multi-State – A Lump Of Coal For 12 States Not Collecting Marketplace Sales Taxes This Holiday Season

The last few years have brought major improvements in how states enforce their sales tax laws on purchases made over the Internet. Less than a decade ago, e-retailers almost never collected the sales taxes owed by their customers. The result was a Continue reading Multi-State – A Lump Of Coal For 12 States Not Collecting Marketplace Sales Taxes This Holiday Season

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

CALIFORNIA – Hits Philly-Area Amazon Seller With $1.6 Million Sales-Tax Bill

Brian Freifelder, who sells clothing, shoes, and groceries on Amazon.com out of a small warehouse in Bensalem, is caught in what his tax lawyer called “an interstate commerce speed trap.” The 36-year-old Bucks County resident recently received a jaw-dropping notice Continue reading CALIFORNIA – Hits Philly-Area Amazon Seller With $1.6 Million Sales-Tax Bill

Illinois – Department Of Revenue Issues A General Information Letter On Use Tax Collection On Marketplace Facilitators

The Illinois Department of Revenue has issued a General Information Letter (GIL) on use tax collection for Marketplace Facilitators. The questions posed pertained to clarification on registration and filing requirements for “marketplace sellers” who sell exclusively with “marketplace provider(s)”. To Continue reading Illinois – Department Of Revenue Issues A General Information Letter On Use Tax Collection On Marketplace Facilitators