MULTI STATE – Federal Online Sales Tax Bill: Online Sales Simplicity and Small Business Relief Act of 2019

This Act may be cited as the ‘‘Online Sales Simplicity and Small Business Relief Act of 2019’’. A State may not impose a sales tax collection duty on a remote seller for any sale that occurred prior to June 10 Continue reading MULTI STATE – Federal Online Sales Tax Bill: Online Sales Simplicity and Small Business Relief Act of 2019

TEXAS – 2019 Sales Tax Holiday Set for Aug. 9-11

During this annual sales tax holiday, you can buy most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks (sold for less than $100) tax free from a Texas store or from an online or catalog seller doing business in Texas. For More Information Visit: Continue reading TEXAS – 2019 Sales Tax Holiday Set for Aug. 9-11

ALASKA – Amazon Charges Online Sales Tax In Nome

Amazon has purchased a sales tax license from the City of Nome, in effect for the 2019 calendar year. As such, the Nome Code of Ordinances states the company can collect 5% sales tax on all goods being delivered to Continue reading ALASKA – Amazon Charges Online Sales Tax In Nome

CALIFORNIA – Monthly Educational Opportunities Sacramento

A Basic Sales And Use Tax Training course will be held at the CDTFA Sacramento office on the 14th of August, 2019. In order to attend you must register on the CDTFA website. REGISTER HERE: Seminar registration CDTFA.GOV

MAINE – MRS Announces Tax Payer Service Hours

As previously announced in the June Tax Alert, MRS is changing taxpayer telephone services beginning August 1, 2019, to better serve the needs of Maine taxpayers and tax professionals. Below is a summary of taxpayer services provided by MRS and Continue reading MAINE – MRS Announces Tax Payer Service Hours

MAINE – MRS Petition For Reconsideration Form Revised

MRS has revised its Petition for Reconsideration form which should be used when a taxpayer would like MRS to reconsider certain determinations with which the taxpayer disagrees. The revised form is available on the MRS website at www.maine.gov/revenue/forms (click on Continue reading MAINE – MRS Petition For Reconsideration Form Revised

MULTI STATE – Wayfair V.S. South Dakota Ruling Impacts remote Commerce Laws

More than 35 states have introduced bills or passed laws over the last year that would permit the collection of sales and use tax on remote transactions previously excluded from state taxation. Recognizing the novel attributes of internet commerce, these Continue reading MULTI STATE – Wayfair V.S. South Dakota Ruling Impacts remote Commerce Laws

MAINE – MRS Released A Publication Regarding Taxpayer Service Hours

Beginning August 1, 2019, MRS is changing taxpayer telephone services to better serve the needs of Maine taxpayers and tax professionals.  MRS telephone assistance will be available Monday through Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Summary Of Taxpayer Services: Continue reading MAINE – MRS Released A Publication Regarding Taxpayer Service Hours

IOWA – Sales Tax Increase Goes in Effect Monday

Earlier this year, voters in Des Moines, West Des Moines, Altoona, Pleasant Hill, Windsor Heights and Alleman all approved a one-cent sales tax increase.The City of Des Moines has already started spending some of its expected new revenue, hiring firefighters and Continue reading IOWA – Sales Tax Increase Goes in Effect Monday

Multi-State – Online Sales Taxes: Will Every State Tax Out-Of-State Sellers By End Of 2019?

There are 45 states (plus Washington, D.C.) that have a general sales tax, and almost all of them require out-of-state sellers that do a certain amount of business in the state to collect and remit sales/use tax. How long before Continue reading Multi-State – Online Sales Taxes: Will Every State Tax Out-Of-State Sellers By End Of 2019?