Multi-State – States Eye Amnesty For Amazon Sellers

Accounting Today by Roger Russell August 8, 2017 With states looking to expand their sales tax reach to include remote sellers, accountants and tax professionals should advise any clients who engage in “marketplace sales” through Amazon or other online marketplaces Continue reading Multi-State – States Eye Amnesty For Amazon Sellers

Massachusetts – Massachusetts Internet Cookie Directive Has Crumbled

Bloomberg BNA Salt Talk Blog by Stephanie E. Cangialosi July 6, 2017 On April 3, 2017, the Massachusetts Department of Revenue issued Directive 17-1, detailing circumstances in which an online-retailer located outside of Massachusetts and making sales within the Commonwealth may Continue reading Massachusetts – Massachusetts Internet Cookie Directive Has Crumbled

Vermont – Notification Requirement Set To Begin July 1, 2017

SALT Report 3900 – Notification enforcement for noncollecting vendors is set to begin July 1, 2017. House Bill 873 requires noncollecting vendors making sales into Vermont to notify Vermont purchasers that sales or use tax is due on nonexempt purchases made from Continue reading Vermont – Notification Requirement Set To Begin July 1, 2017

Massachusetts – Directive 17-1 Significant Presence Includes “Cookies”

SALT Report 3897 –  New nexus standards were issued by Massachusetts (Directive 17-1) on, April 3, 2017, which defines electronic signals as tangible personal property including cookies. This purpose of this Directive is to explain the application of the general Continue reading Massachusetts – Directive 17-1 Significant Presence Includes “Cookies”

Washington – New Nexus: Economic Nexus $267,000 Threshold And Click Thru Nexus

SALT Report 3791 – Last year in September the Washington State Department of Revenue passed legislation revising the nexus standard for Wholesale sales and establishing a “click thru nexus” threshold. In combination with the elevated penalties for non-filing and negligence Continue reading Washington – New Nexus: Economic Nexus $267,000 Threshold And Click Thru Nexus

Nevada – The Nevada Nexus Net Is Thrown A Little Wider With Approval of AB 380

Salt Report 3677 – On May 27, 2015 the Nevada Legislature signed Assembly Bill 380 into law.  AB 380 enacts nexus provisions based on previously enacted Colorado and New York laws.  Pursuant to the Legislative Counsel’s Digest in AB 380 Continue reading Nevada – The Nevada Nexus Net Is Thrown A Little Wider With Approval of AB 380

Washington – New Legislation Regarding E-Commerce Sales Tax

Salt Report 3566 –According to new legislation proposed to the Washington Senate on January 23 2015, remote sellers with nexus in Washington will be obligated to collect retail sales tax as defined within the bill. Further Information: Senate Bill 5541

South Carolina – Guidance On Nexus Creating Activities For Sales And Use Tax

SALT Report 3487 – The South Carolina Department of Revenue has released a ruling which provides guidance on nexus.  Nexus is defined as a “sufficient connection between a person and a state, and a sufficient connection between an activiity, property, Continue reading South Carolina – Guidance On Nexus Creating Activities For Sales And Use Tax

Colorado — Marketplace Fairness and Small Business Protection Act

SALT Report 3384 –Governor John Hickenlooper recently signed the Marketplace Fairness and Small Business Protection Act, which goes into effect July 1, 2014.  The bill would require any online retailer with nexus in Colorado to collect and remit sales tax Continue reading Colorado — Marketplace Fairness and Small Business Protection Act