Multi-State – Internet sales tax debate heats up

One News Now Monday, May 8, 2017 Chris Woodward United States senators are continuing the oftentimes heated debate over online sales tax for states – to pay, or not to pay? To address the ongoing issue, senators Mike Enzi (R-Wy.), Continue reading Multi-State – Internet sales tax debate heats up

Multi-state – Should the Senate Have Passed an Online Sales Tax?

www.usnews.com – March 28, 2013 “The Senate, for the first time in four years, has officially passed a budget resolution. After several hours of voting on amendments – in a process known as “vote-a-rama” – the budget offered by Sen. Continue reading Multi-state – Should the Senate Have Passed an Online Sales Tax?

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

Multistate – US Internet Tax Ban Expires October 1, 2015

arstechnica.com by David Kravets “When the moratorium was first enacted during the Clinton administration, it was done as a move to allow the burgeoning Internet industry to blossom. States that already taxed Internet access—Hawaii, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, South Continue reading Multistate – US Internet Tax Ban Expires October 1, 2015

Idaho – Online Sales and Use Tax Hike: Bill Introduced To Join Streamline Sales Tax Governing Board

Salt Report 3597 – Rep. Lance Clow (Idaho State Representative 24A) has introduced H0283 Statement Of Purpose RS23681 in the House Revenue and Taxation Committee looking to add Idaho to a “national working group tasked with helping states prepare for Continue reading Idaho – Online Sales and Use Tax Hike: Bill Introduced To Join Streamline Sales Tax Governing Board

Multi-State – Marketplace Fairness Act Reintroduced in the Senate

Salt Report 3580 – The Senate has re-introduced a bipartisan bill aimed at making it easier for states to collect sales taxes on online purchases. The legislation, known as the Marketplace Fairness Act, passed the Senate in 2013 but was Continue reading Multi-State – Marketplace Fairness Act Reintroduced in the Senate

Multistate – Marketplace Fairness Act: Chairman Goodlatte Releases Long Awaited Discussion Draft January 2015

Salt Report 3560 – On January 12, 2015, Chairman Goodlatte released a discussion draft (Online Sales Simplification Act of 2015) describing an origin based sales and use tax collection system for states participating in a, to be established, “distribution agreement”.  Continue reading Multistate – Marketplace Fairness Act: Chairman Goodlatte Releases Long Awaited Discussion Draft January 2015

Arizona – Income Tax Rate Reduction for Revenue Earned Through Internet Sales

Salt Report 3554– The Arizona House Ways and Means Committee passed a bill on Jan. 26, 2015 pertaining to the Marketplace Fairness Act. It proposes an income tax reduction for transaction privilege and use taxes on internet sales. The Arizona Continue reading Arizona – Income Tax Rate Reduction for Revenue Earned Through Internet Sales

Multi-State – Speaker Boehner Shuts Down Online Sales Tax Bill

SALT Report 3530 – Speaker Boehner, who has expressed significant concerns about the Marketplace Fairness Act (MFA), has announced that it will not come to a vote during the lame-duck session of the 113th Congress.  The MFA seeks to impose Continue reading Multi-State – Speaker Boehner Shuts Down Online Sales Tax Bill

Multistate – US Supreme Court, New York State Dept of Taxation Brief in Opposition (October 2013)

SALT Report 3162 – In response to Amazon and Overstock petitions for writ of certiorari the New York Department of Taxation has filed its Brief in Opposition detailing the reasons why the Department believes the petitions should be denied. Quotes Continue reading Multistate – US Supreme Court, New York State Dept of Taxation Brief in Opposition (October 2013)