Louisiana – Who Collects Sales Tax For Small, Online Businesses? Not Wal-Mart Or Amazon

In a decision long awaited around the nation, a split Louisiana Supreme Court Wednesday overruled Jefferson Parish, finding that the big online marketplaces, like eBay, Etsy, and in this case Wal-Mart, don’t have to collect sales taxes on internet transactions Continue reading Louisiana – Who Collects Sales Tax For Small, Online Businesses? Not Wal-Mart Or Amazon

Multistate – Understanding How Your Online Business Should Collect And Pay Taxes

No matter when you decide to start your new business, you should look to make certain you have a thorough understanding of the different taxes that must be paid. There are three different forms of taxes that need to be Continue reading Multistate – Understanding How Your Online Business Should Collect And Pay Taxes

Michigan – Bills Taxing Amazon, Other Online Marketplaces Head To Whitmer

Michigan is poised to start taxing online marketplace facilitators such as Amazon, eBay and Etsy after the state Senate unanimously approved Wednesday the legislation and sent it to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.  The package of four bills by Rep. Lynn Afendoulis, R-Grand Rapids, Continue reading Michigan – Bills Taxing Amazon, Other Online Marketplaces Head To Whitmer

Illinois – State Moves To Boost Online Sales Tax Compliance

Lawmakers passed a legislative fix during the recently adjourned fall veto session which proponents say could help the state realize $380 million in annual tax revenue by increasing compliance with existing online retail transaction tax laws. Supporters say the new Continue reading Illinois – State Moves To Boost Online Sales Tax Compliance

California – EBay, San Jose Move Toward Sales-Tax Split Ahead of Proposed Ban

EBay Inc. and its hometown, San Jose, Calif., are negotiating an agreement to split millions of dollars in local tax revenue from sales on the online marketplace, even as California’s governor weighs a bill to ban such pacts starting Jan. 1. The Continue reading California – EBay, San Jose Move Toward Sales-Tax Split Ahead of Proposed Ban

Pennsylvania – State Sees Online Sales Taxes Soar After Court Ruling

HARRISBURG, PA. Pennsylvania is getting an unexpected windfall as internet sales tax revenues are coming in at a rate of nearly four times what had been projected for the current fiscal year. The state estimated about $50 million from the Continue reading Pennsylvania – State Sees Online Sales Taxes Soar After Court Ruling

Massachusetts – EDITORIAL: New Massachusetts Bill Evens Out The Sales Tax Burden

In a sweeping new state budget plan, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker introduced a measure that would require online marketplaces, such as Amazon and eBay, to collect sales taxes on behalf of third-party vendors which sell products using their platforms. There are currently Continue reading Massachusetts – EDITORIAL: New Massachusetts Bill Evens Out The Sales Tax Burden