Multi-State – New Sales Tax Report Shows a Decrease In Rate Changes In 2018

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb 19, 2019–According to the annual End-of-Year Tax Rate Report issued by Vertex Inc., a leading provider of tax technology and services, there were 619 standard sales tax rate changes in 2018, a decrease from the same Continue reading Multi-State – New Sales Tax Report Shows a Decrease In Rate Changes In 2018

Multi-State – Online Sellers Crowdsource Sales Tax Compliance Advice

Third-party e-commerce sellers have been discussing tax advice online in the face of a patchwork of state remote sales tax laws. Among the sellers posting on forums for Amazon.com Inc. and eBay sellers, the general sense seems to be confusion Continue reading Multi-State – Online Sellers Crowdsource Sales Tax Compliance Advice

Multi-State – How Much Does Your State Collect in Sales Taxes Per Capita?

This week’s state tax map examines state sales tax collections per capita. Forty-five states and the District of Columbia have state-levied sales taxes, while five states–Alaska, Delaware, Montana, New Hampshire, and Oregon–do not collect sales taxes at the state level. Continue reading Multi-State – How Much Does Your State Collect in Sales Taxes Per Capita?

Multi-State – How To Handle Marketplace Tax & Economic Nexus

A marketplace facilitator is an online marketplace that lists, collects payment, and/or fulfills orders on behalf of a third-party seller. Amazon is probably the first example that comes to mind just because of its massive online presence. However, other online Continue reading Multi-State – How To Handle Marketplace Tax & Economic Nexus

Multi-State – Sales And Use Taxes Drove Biggest State Tax Shifts In 2018

Sales and use tax accounted for the largest net tax change at the state level in 2018, with an increase of $847.1 million, according to a recent report from the National Conference of State Legislatures. “States faced an abnormal set Continue reading Multi-State – Sales And Use Taxes Drove Biggest State Tax Shifts In 2018

Multi-State – Reading the Supreme Court’s mind On Wayfair

Six months after the Wayfair ruling, state tax administrators and business communities are still trying to figure out exactly what the Supreme Court intended, according to Scott Peterson, former executive director of the Streamlined Sales Tax Project and currently vice president of U.S. Continue reading Multi-State – Reading the Supreme Court’s mind On Wayfair

Multi-State – Etsy Adds To List Of States For Which It Collects Sales Tax

Etsy has added to the list of states for which it collects sales tax under Marketplace Facilitator laws. For Etsy-only sellers, such laws can simplify compliance issues, but for multi-channel sellers, such laws add yet another wrinkle to the herculean Continue reading Multi-State – Etsy Adds To List Of States For Which It Collects Sales Tax

Multi-State – The Ultimate Guide to States With Laws Requiring Collection Of Internet Sales Tax

As of June 21, 2018, the United States Supreme Court changed the laws regarding the collection of sales tax by internet sellers. The Supreme Court ruling in South Dakota v. Wayfair Inc., established that individual states can require ecommerce retailers to collect Continue reading Multi-State – The Ultimate Guide to States With Laws Requiring Collection Of Internet Sales Tax

Multi-State – Why The Supreme Court’s Internet Sales Tax Decision Will Hurt e-Commerce Startups

Startups have a lot stacked against them, including oligarchic competitors and the ever-present threat of running out of money. This summer, the Supreme Court added another burden. On June 21, the Court voted 5-4 to overturn Quill v. North Dakota, a 1992 Continue reading Multi-State – Why The Supreme Court’s Internet Sales Tax Decision Will Hurt e-Commerce Startups

Multi-State – Internet Sales Tax Collection Laws Gradually Taking Effect

NEW YORK — As 2019 approaches, many online retailers are either collecting or preparing to collect sales tax from out-of-state-customers for the first time. A majority of the states have enacted laws requiring remote sellers to collect sales tax following Continue reading Multi-State – Internet Sales Tax Collection Laws Gradually Taking Effect