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 – Tampon Taxes: Do Feminine Hygiene Products Deserve a Sales Tax Exemption?

Tax Foundation Nicole Kaeding April 26, 2017 Key Findings In 2016, at least 13 states and the District of Columbia considered proposals to exempt feminine hygiene products from the state sales tax. Ultimately, Connecticut, Illinois, New York, and the District Continue reading Multi-State – Tampon Taxes: Do Feminine Hygiene Products Deserve a Sales Tax Exemption?

MultiState – Tax Foundation Ranks Sales Tax Rates by State

SALT Report 2921 – The Tax Foundation released its midyear report, which compiles and ranks the sales and use tax rates for every state based on population-weighted averages. The publication provides an overview of state tax ranks as well as Continue reading MultiState – Tax Foundation Ranks Sales Tax Rates by State

MultiState – Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement Updates

SALT Report 2808 – The following states have updated their Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Certificates of Compliance and Taxability Matrix. Washington The Washington Department of Revenue has updated their taxability matrix to include: Local telecommunications service are listed as Continue reading MultiState – Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement Updates

Multi-State – U.S. Senate Approves Remote Seller Collections

SALT Report 2299 – As part of its fiscal year 2014 Budget Resolution, the U.S. Senate approved, by a vote of 75 – 24, an amendment that would allow states to collect taxes on remote sales. If passed, the bipartisan Continue reading Multi-State – U.S. Senate Approves Remote Seller Collections

Multi-State – Remote Seller and Nexus Bills Introduced

3/1/2013 SALT Report 2208 – The following states have recently introduced remote seller, affiliated seller, and click-through nexus bills. Kansas The Kansas Senate passed a bill that contains affiliate and click-through nexus provisions. The affil… Continue reading Multi-State – Remote Seller and Nexus Bills Introduced

Multi-State – Federal Remote Seller Legislation Introduced

2/20/2013 SALT Report 2166 – On February 14, 2013 the House of Representatives and the United States Senate introduced the federal Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013. This bill authorizes states to require remote sellers, except those that meet the … Continue reading Multi-State – Federal Remote Seller Legislation Introduced

Multi-State – Bill to Permanently Ban Taxes on Internet Access

2/04/2013 SALT Report 2110 – On January 30, 2013, legislation was reintroduced in the U.S. Senate that would make the moratorium on Internet access taxes permanent. S 31, the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act, would prevent state and local govern… Continue reading Multi-State – Bill to Permanently Ban Taxes on Internet Access

Multi-State – Public Hearings Regarding MTC’s Income Apportionment Provisions

1/29/2013 SALT Report 2090 – The Multistate Tax Commission has scheduled two hearings that will allow the public to comment on the Commission’s proposed amendments to Article IV of the Multistate Tax Compact which governs the division of income fo… Continue reading Multi-State – Public Hearings Regarding MTC’s Income Apportionment Provisions

Multi-State – New Tax Laws Take Effect

SALT Report 2006 – The bad news? Approximately 77% of Americans will pay higher federal taxes in 2013. The good news? The tax package passed by Congress on New Year’s Day will protect 99% of Americans from an income tax increase and provides more … Continue reading Multi-State – New Tax Laws Take Effect