Missouri- Virus Fuels Urgency in Online Tax Debate

Online retailers didn’t need much of a push to continue grabbing a bigger share of market. They got it anyway when lockdowns and stay-at-home orders closed brick-and-mortar stores across the country. Now, local businesses are trying to recover and governments Continue reading Missouri- Virus Fuels Urgency in Online Tax Debate

Michigan – Online Retailers Could Soon Be Required to Collect State Sales Tax on More Items

State legislators passed bills Wednesday that would require online retailers to collect Michigan’s six percent sales tax on more items. Those bills are headed to the governor’s desk where they are expected to be signed. The tax change could generate Continue reading Michigan – Online Retailers Could Soon Be Required to Collect State Sales Tax on More Items

Multi-State – Tax-Exempt Corporate Reorganizations For Online Retailers

If you have an online retail business, you may need to speak to tax and corporate counsel regarding a tax-exempt corporate reorganization pursuant to the Internal Revenue Code in order to comply with the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2018 holding in Continue reading Multi-State – Tax-Exempt Corporate Reorganizations For Online Retailers

Multi-State – Small Retailers Face Compliance Headache From Explosion Of Internet Sales taxes

The growing patchwork of state internet sales taxes that has emerged since the landmark 2018 Supreme Court decision regarding out-of-state online sellers has hamstrung small businesses with costly compliance burdens. Halstead Bead Inc. an online jewelry supply store in Prescott, Arizona, has Continue reading Multi-State – Small Retailers Face Compliance Headache From Explosion Of Internet Sales taxes

Arizona – State’s Messy Tax System Hampers Small Businesses Battling Online Retailers For Tax Fairness

PHOENIX – Arizona small business owners are fighting for sales tax equality with online retailers, similar to 39 other states trying to collect taxes on goods that consumers buy online. But experts said Arizona’s tax system complicates the situation. A bill Continue reading Arizona – State’s Messy Tax System Hampers Small Businesses Battling Online Retailers For Tax Fairness

Nebraska – Online Sales Tax Bill Among Those Sent To Ricketts For Signature

Nebraska will begin collecting sales tax from online retailers beginning April 1 if Gov. Pete Ricketts signs a bill sent to him Friday. Senators gave final approval to the bill (LB284) by Omaha Sen. John McCollister. Online sales tax revenue, Continue reading Nebraska – Online Sales Tax Bill Among Those Sent To Ricketts For Signature

Rhode Island – General Assembly Passes Bill to Collect Sales Taxes from Online Retailers

The Rhode Island General Assembly passed legislation to collect sales tax from online retailers.  The bill was introduced by Senator William Conley Jr.  “Out-of-state retailers should adhere to the state sales tax the same as every store on Main Street. Continue reading Rhode Island – General Assembly Passes Bill to Collect Sales Taxes from Online Retailers

Illinois – State Local Governments Want In On Tax Revenue From Online Sales

SPRINGFIELD — A U.S. Supreme Court decision last year allows states to collect sales taxes from online retailers, even if they don’t have a physical presence in the state. Now, Illinois cities and counties want in on that action, too. Continue reading Illinois – State Local Governments Want In On Tax Revenue From Online Sales

IDAHO – House Panel Approves Legislation To Collect Sales Tax On Online Retail

BOISE — Legislation to require online retailers to collect a 6 percent sales tax is one step closer to becoming law after gaining approval from the House Revenue and Taxation Committee.  The bill, sponsored by Majority Leader Mike Moyle, R-Star, Continue reading IDAHO – House Panel Approves Legislation To Collect Sales Tax On Online Retail

Texas – To Be Fair, Texas Needs To Collect Every Penny Of Online Sales Tax It Can

Online retailing is hardly cutting-edge anymore. In fact, it’s been cutting out traditional brick-and-mortar stores for some time when it’s not just taking them over the way Amazon absorbed Whole Foods. But the state of Texas still isn’t getting its Continue reading Texas – To Be Fair, Texas Needs To Collect Every Penny Of Online Sales Tax It Can