New Jersey – I sell on eBay. How do I report sales tax collections?

Q. I have a small business and sell exclusively on eBay, which now collects sales tax from the buyers on items sold in a number of states, including New Jersey. In the past, I always reported my total sales, deducted Continue reading New Jersey – I sell on eBay. How do I report sales tax collections?

Georgia – Online Sales Tax For Big Retailers Signed Into Law

Gov. Brian Kemp has signed legislation imposing state sales taxes on online purchases facilitated by large retailers like Amazon, Google and Uber. The tax is projected to raise hundreds of millions of dollars annually in Georgia. Lawmakers in Georgia’s House Continue reading Georgia – Online Sales Tax For Big Retailers Signed Into Law

Utah – Restaurants Must Collect and Pay Taxes on Deliveries Effective July 1, 2020

Change Effective July 1, 2020 The 2020 Utah Legislature passed SB 114, which changes the definition of “marketplace facilitator” to exclude those who facilitate sales for restaurants. As a result, businesses that take orders for restaurants, including delivery services, will Continue reading Utah – Restaurants Must Collect and Pay Taxes on Deliveries Effective July 1, 2020

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

California – New Laws Increase Tax Responsibilities Of Some Companies

With the flurry of action at the end of the recent state legislative session, it is easy to overlook two laws that are having significant impacts on businesses statewide as well as the accountants they work with. Assembly Bill 147 Continue reading California – New Laws Increase Tax Responsibilities Of Some Companies

MASSACHUSETTS – New Massachusetts Sales And Use Tax Collection Requirements

Effective October 1, 2019 Remote sellers must collect tax on sales of tangible personal property or services into Massachusetts when they have Massachusetts sales that exceed $100,000 in a calendar year.  Read Official Changes Here: Mass.Gov © 2019 Commonwealth of Continue reading MASSACHUSETTS – New Massachusetts Sales And Use Tax Collection Requirements

ALASKA – Amazon Charges Online Sales Tax In Nome

Amazon has purchased a sales tax license from the City of Nome, in effect for the 2019 calendar year. As such, the Nome Code of Ordinances states the company can collect 5% sales tax on all goods being delivered to Continue reading ALASKA – Amazon Charges Online Sales Tax In Nome

MULTI STATE – Wayfair V.S. South Dakota Ruling Impacts remote Commerce Laws

More than 35 states have introduced bills or passed laws over the last year that would permit the collection of sales and use tax on remote transactions previously excluded from state taxation. Recognizing the novel attributes of internet commerce, these Continue reading MULTI STATE – Wayfair V.S. South Dakota Ruling Impacts remote Commerce Laws