Arizona – State To Start Collecting Online Sales Taxes

In less than two months, Arizona will begin requiring remote sellers to pay transaction privilege taxes, commonly called sales taxes.The Arizona Department of Revenue is accepting public comment through Aug. 23. Written comments can be submitted to Lisa Querard, ADOR tax policy administrator, by Continue reading Arizona – State To Start Collecting Online Sales Taxes

South Dakota – Online Ruling Boosts Sales Tax Revenue

South Dakota has seen an uptick in sales tax revenue following a June 2018 Supreme Court decision that allows it to collect money from online retailers. A new law following that decision , which requires online businesses to pay sales Continue reading South Dakota – Online Ruling Boosts Sales Tax Revenue

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?

Pennsylvania – Has A Surplus, And Lots Of Budget Patches, Too

In Pennsylvania, good fiscal times may not necessarily mean good fiscal condition. The rage in the state Capitol right now is the surplus that state government rolled up in the almost-ended fiscal year, helped by unexpectedly strong corporate and sales Continue reading Pennsylvania – Has A Surplus, And Lots Of Budget Patches, Too

Missouri – Next Steps: ‘Wayfair’ Internet Sales Tax

Before lawmakers can put a plan to establish a statewide internet sales tax in their carts next session, they’re going to need to come to a consensus on quite a few things first. The U.S. Supreme Court last year handed down Continue reading Missouri – Next Steps: ‘Wayfair’ Internet Sales Tax

CALIFORNIA – CDTFA Expands New Online System For Sales, Use, And Excise Taxes

August 2019, Many Accounts will move into the CDTFA’s new online services system, paper Returns Will no longer be accepted and Multiple accounts will be impacted. Alcoholic beverages, cigarette/Tobacco Products ETC. Read More Here: CDTFA Special Notice Governor GAVIN NEWSOM

Illinois – Retail Group Says New Internet Tax Law Crucially Flawed

A retail group argues that language in the recently signed internet sales tax bill actually hurts small businesses and brick-and-mortar stores, which it was meant to help. Illinois retailers and municipalities believed they had finally scored a significant legislative victory Continue reading Illinois – Retail Group Says New Internet Tax Law Crucially Flawed

Multi-State – US Withdraws Special Tax Exemption To Pakistani Diplomats

The US has withdrawn its special tax exemption to Pakistani diplomats, over a year after the Trump administration imposed travel restrictions on them, forcing the officials to stay within 40 kms of the city they are posted in. The diplomatic Continue reading Multi-State – US Withdraws Special Tax Exemption To Pakistani Diplomats

Pennsylvania – N.J. Residents Ordering Online Now Owe Sales Tax

All marketplace facilitators and online sellers who have economic nexus (e.g. Pennsylvania annual gross sales of greater than $100,000) must now register, collect and remit Pennsylvania sales tax starting July 1, 2019.The sales threshold will be measured by calendar year. Continue reading Pennsylvania – N.J. Residents Ordering Online Now Owe Sales Tax

Illinois – Chicago Collects $2 Million ‘Netflix Tax” To Bolster City Coffers, Other Cities And States Could Follow

The city of Chicago has become a pioneer in collecting tax revenue from digital entertainment like streaming videos and gaming. The “Netflix tax,” as it is called, is a 9 percent sales levy on streaming entertainment that has already brought Continue reading Illinois – Chicago Collects $2 Million ‘Netflix Tax” To Bolster City Coffers, Other Cities And States Could Follow