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 – House Judiciary Committee Hearing on Internet Sales Tax Issue (March 12, 2014)

SALT Report 3288 – Chairman Bob Goodlatte is conducting a hearing on the Internet “Sales Tax” Issue which is really the Internet “Use Tax” Issue.   The hearing will be held on March 12, 2014 at 10:00AM in the Rayburn House Continue reading Multistate – House Judiciary Committee Hearing on Internet Sales Tax Issue (March 12, 2014)

Bloomberg Article – US Supreme Court – Amazon/Overstock

Amazon Without Borders in States Seen Drawing High Court: Taxes By Erin McManus – Nov 1, 2013 Online merchants and brick-and-mortar retailers are watching to see if the Supreme Court steps in to erase a patchwork of state laws governing sales-tax collection from Web-based transactions. Continue reading Bloomberg Article – US Supreme Court – Amazon/Overstock

Massachusetts – Amazon.com to Begin Collecting Sales Tax as of Nov. 1st

SALT Report 3129 – Amazon.com has agreed to collect and remit Massachusetts state tax as part of an agreement announced by Governor Deval Patrick last year.  “I appreciate Amazon’s willingness to work with us to reach an agreement that will Continue reading Massachusetts – Amazon.com to Begin Collecting Sales Tax as of Nov. 1st