Multistate – President Trump Tweets About Amazon”…Not A Level Playing Field”

President Trump “Only fools, or worse, are saying that our money losing Post Office makes money with Amazon. THEY LOSE A FORTUNE, and this will be changed. Also, our fully tax paying retailers are closing stores all over the country…not Continue reading Multistate – President Trump Tweets About Amazon”…Not A Level Playing Field”

Multi-State – Omnibus Not Expected To Include Online Sales Tax Bill

The Hill by Naomi Jagoda March 19, 2018 Online sales tax legislation is not expected to be included in the omnibus spending bill set for votes this week, lawmakers said Monday evening. “I don’t believe that’s in there,” House Majority Continue reading Multi-State – Omnibus Not Expected To Include Online Sales Tax Bill

Connecticut – State Hunting Down Online Shoppers Who Didn’t Pay Sales Tax

Hartford Courant by Russell Blair February 15, 2018 The state Department of Revenue Services is combing through customer records from major online retailers to hunt down taxpayers who skipped out on the often-ignored use tax. Kevin Sullivan, commissioner of the Continue reading Connecticut – State Hunting Down Online Shoppers Who Didn’t Pay Sales Tax

Louisiana – Notification Rules Begin January 31, 2018

SALT Report 2018-3 – Pursuant to Revenue Information Bulletin No. 18-006, January 05, 2018 certain out of state retailers will be required to notify instate purchasers of their use tax reporting obligation. The notification rules require the out of state retailer Continue reading Louisiana – Notification Rules Begin January 31, 2018

South Dakota – How SD Sales Tax Case Could Overturn Quill Decision

Convenience Store Decisions By CSD Staff August 29, 2017 With online commerce taking off, policymakers look to end loophole that prevents online retailers from collecting sales tax. The South Dakota Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case that could Continue reading South Dakota – How SD Sales Tax Case Could Overturn Quill Decision

Washington – Online Sales-Tax Money Is Key Part Of State Budget. Could A Lawsuit Derail It?

The Olympian By Walker Orenstein June 30, 2017 Top state lawmakers in Washington said Thursday they intend to follow in Colorado’s footsteps with a plan to make more online retailers collect sales tax in order to help bankroll the next Continue reading Washington – Online Sales-Tax Money Is Key Part Of State Budget. Could A Lawsuit Derail It?

Pennsylvania – Wayfair Collecting Sales Taxes Beginning May 1, 2017

According to a Pennsylvania Pressroom release dated May 24, 2017 – Wayfair, Inc. has agreed to collect and remit sales tax from shoppers who live in Pennsylvania beginning May 1, 2017. Wayfair is the 16th largest online retailer in the Continue reading Pennsylvania – Wayfair Collecting Sales Taxes Beginning May 1, 2017

Massachusetts – Online Sales Tax Moving Toward Lawsuit

June 6, 2017 Aaron Nicodemus Bloomberg BNA “A trade group that represents e-retailers like eBay Inc. and PayPal Inc. plans to sue Massachusetts to stop a plan to collect sales taxes from out-of-state online retailers. NetChoice, a trade group based Continue reading Massachusetts – Online Sales Tax Moving Toward Lawsuit

Oklahoma –Sales And Use Tax Notification Law Passed May 17, 2016 House Bill 2531

SALT Report 3806 – The state of Oklahoma recently passed (May 17, 2016) House Bill 2531 known as the Retail Protection Act.  The Act will require online retailers (with no physical presence) to either register and collect use tax OR Continue reading Oklahoma –Sales And Use Tax Notification Law Passed May 17, 2016 House Bill 2531

Illinois –Amazon And Other Online Retailers To Begin Sales Tax Collections February 1, 2105

Salt Report 3552–February 1, 2015 marks the beginning (again) of the online sales and use tax collection requirement in Illinois.  Amazon and other ecommerce merchants will now be required to collect and remit 6.25% state tax under the new “e-fairness” Continue reading Illinois –Amazon And Other Online Retailers To Begin Sales Tax Collections February 1, 2105