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‚Äôs 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