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)

Arizona – ADOR Unveils Resources for New Remote Seller and Marketplace Facilitator Tax

News and Announcement From the Arizona Department of Revenue Website information and outreach team in place The October 1, 2019 implementation of transaction privilege tax (TPT) for remote sellers and marketplace facilitators is moving forward with the unveiling of detailed Continue reading Arizona – ADOR Unveils Resources for New Remote Seller and Marketplace Facilitator Tax

MULTI STATE – Marketplace Monday – Accepting Exemption Certificates

The shift in tax collection responsibility to marketplace facilitators raises questions on how to address exempt sales and related documentation requirements. States generally require sellers responsible for collecting sales and use tax to maintain that (i) sales or use tax Continue reading MULTI STATE – Marketplace Monday – Accepting Exemption Certificates

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

Arizona – ADOR Issues Proposed Rules Package for Remote Sellers and Marketplace Facilitator Legislation for Public Comment

The Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) today released its proposed rulemaking package pursuant to House Bill 2757 for public comment.  To view the proposed rulemaking package click here(link is external).  Please note: The rulemaking package submitted to implement HB 2757 is exempt Continue reading Arizona – ADOR Issues Proposed Rules Package for Remote Sellers and Marketplace Facilitator Legislation for Public Comment

Multi-State – eBay Forced To Collect Sales Tax In More States In 2019

In July, three more states passed marketplace facilitator laws that will impact sales tax on eBay and other marketplaces. Marketplace facilitator sales tax laws place the requirement to collect sales tax on marketplaces instead of individual sellers. For those sellers Continue reading Multi-State – eBay Forced To Collect Sales Tax In More States In 2019

Rhode Island – Three Landmines In Rhode Island’s Post-Wayfair Sales Tax Law And How To Avoid Them

As expected, Rhode Island enacted legislation effective July 1, 2019 that requires remote retailers, marketplace facilitators, and referrers to register with the Rhode Island Division of Taxation and collect and remit Rhode Island’s 7% sales and use tax. But one Continue reading Rhode Island – Three Landmines In Rhode Island’s Post-Wayfair Sales Tax Law And How To Avoid Them

MULTI-STATE – 16 States Add Specific Laws Onto Marketplace Sales Tax

16 states have a special provision in their marketplace facilitator laws that put marketplaces on the hook for sales tax collection if the business provides the option to pay with virtual currency to customers, according to Bloomberg Tax data. Marketplace Continue reading MULTI-STATE – 16 States Add Specific Laws Onto Marketplace Sales Tax

MULTI STATE – Federal Online Sales Tax Bill: Online Sales Simplicity and Small Business Relief Act of 2019

This Act may be cited as the ‘‘Online Sales Simplicity and Small Business Relief Act of 2019’’. A State may not impose a sales tax collection duty on a remote seller for any sale that occurred prior to June 10 Continue reading MULTI STATE – Federal Online Sales Tax Bill: Online Sales Simplicity and Small Business Relief Act of 2019

Iowa – IDR State Tax Reform Updated Guidance: Food Delivery Services

IDR State Tax Reform Updated Guidance: Food Delivery Services In 2018, the Iowa legislature enacted Senate File 2417, a state tax reform bill that includes extensive changes to the state’s tax structure. The Department has released updated guidance to explain Continue reading Iowa – IDR State Tax Reform Updated Guidance: Food Delivery Services