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

New York – NYS Tax Department Issues Changes To Tax Collection Requirements For Marketplace Providers

The Tax Law has been amended to require marketplace providers to collect sales tax on taxable sales of tangible personal property that they facilitate for marketplace sellers. These amendments apply to sales made on or after June 1, 2019. On Continue reading New York – NYS Tax Department Issues Changes To Tax Collection Requirements For Marketplace Providers

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