Multi-State – Mnuchin Says Amazon’s Practice Of Not Collecting Taxes From Third-Party Sellers Doesn’t Make Sense

CNBC US Economy by Thomas Franck April 6, 2018 Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Friday the Trump administration doesn’t understand why e-commerce giant Amazon does not collect taxes for some of the goods sold through its website. “Amazon pays sales tax on their Continue reading Multi-State – Mnuchin Says Amazon’s Practice Of Not Collecting Taxes From Third-Party Sellers Doesn’t Make Sense

Multi-State – Trump Taking ‘Serious Look’ At Policy Options On Amazon

Reuters Business News by Jeff Mason April 5, 2018 Aboard Air Force One (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would take a serious look at policies to address what he says are the unfair business advantages Continue reading Multi-State – Trump Taking ‘Serious Look’ At Policy Options On Amazon

Multi-State – States Are Getting Aggressive With Remote Sellers

Quarles & Brady LLP Tax Law Alert by David Brunori and Dawn R. Gabel March 19, 2018 In anticipation that the US Supreme Court will make a significant change to the law, many state revenue departments are becoming increasingly aggressive Continue reading Multi-State – States Are Getting Aggressive With Remote Sellers

Multi-State – What Might Wayfair Mean For Me? The Changing Landscape Of State And Local Sales Taxes And Retroactivity Concerns

Pullman & Comley, LLC Tax ALERT March 15, 2018 The rise of the internet retailer has created significant loss of sales tax revenue for state revenue agencies due to the loss of revenue from sales and use tax collected in Continue reading Multi-State – What Might Wayfair Mean For Me? The Changing Landscape Of State And Local Sales Taxes And Retroactivity Concerns

Multi-State – Congress Could Preempt SCOTUS In Online Sales Tax Battle

Forbes TaxTime by Kelly Phillips Erb March 19, 2018 Congress was back at it this week, trying to reach an agreement on spending. Both sides were scrambling to make a deal with the hope that there will be a vote Continue reading Multi-State – Congress Could Preempt SCOTUS In Online Sales Tax Battle

Multi-State – White House Signals Commitment To Push For Expanded Online Sales Tax Collections

The Hill by Naomi Jagoda March 20, 2018 The Trump administration is asking the Supreme Court to let it participate in oral arguments in an online sales tax case being heard next month, signaling the White House’s commitment to pushing Continue reading Multi-State – White House Signals Commitment To Push For Expanded Online Sales Tax Collections

Multi-State – Solicitor General Asserts That States Can Require Online Vendors To Collect And Remit Sales/Use Tax On Online Retail Sales

Squire Patton Boggs The Public Finance Tax Blog by Joes Swearingen March 19, 2018 In January, the Supreme Court granted a writ of certiorari in the case of South Dakota v. Wayfair (discussed here).  Wayfair, which will be argued before the Court on April Continue reading Multi-State – Solicitor General Asserts That States Can Require Online Vendors To Collect And Remit Sales/Use Tax On Online Retail Sales

Multi-State – Omnibus Not Expected To Include Online Sales Tax Bill

The Hill by Naomi Jagoda March 19, 2018 Online sales tax legislation is not expected to be included in the omnibus spending bill set for votes this week, lawmakers said Monday evening. “I don’t believe that’s in there,” House Majority Continue reading Multi-State – Omnibus Not Expected To Include Online Sales Tax Bill

Multi-State – GOP Senators: Don’t Include Online Sales Tax Bill In Omnibus

The Hill by Naomi Jagoda March 13, 2018 GOP Sens. Steve Daines (Mont.) and Ted Cruz (Texas) on Tuesday urged their fellow lawmakers not to add online sales tax legislation to an omnibus spending bill, arguing that doing so would hurt small businesses. “Omnibus Continue reading Multi-State – GOP Senators: Don’t Include Online Sales Tax Bill In Omnibus

Multi-State – Trump ‘Strongly’ Favors Imposing Online Sales Tax, Mnuchin Says

Bloomberg/Politics by Toluse Olorunnipa February 15, 2018 President Donald Trump “feels strongly” that the U.S. should impose a sales tax on purchases made over the Internet, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday. Mnuchin, speaking at a hearing before the House Ways and Continue reading Multi-State – Trump ‘Strongly’ Favors Imposing Online Sales Tax, Mnuchin Says