MULTISTATE – The Current State Of Wayfair: Tracking The New Nexus Laws Across The Country

The South Dakota v. Wayfair ruling has frantically ushered in a whole new era for sales and use tax laws and the end of an era for online shoppers reaping the benefits of untaxed purchases. Now, it’s time to step Continue reading MULTISTATE – The Current State Of Wayfair: Tracking The New Nexus Laws Across The Country

Alabama – Bill Would Raise Online Sales Tax Rate And Require More Retailers To Collect The Tax

A new bill at the Alabama State House would both increase the tax rate for online sales and require more online retailers to collect sales tax. Representative Rod Scott (D- Fairfield) wants to increase online says tax from eight to Continue reading Alabama – Bill Would Raise Online Sales Tax Rate And Require More Retailers To Collect The Tax

Pennsylvania – A New Internet Sales Tax Proves Much More Lucrative Than Expected

In its first year, Pennsylvania’s new tax on internet sales has made significantly more money than lawmakers planned for—and experts think the influx is due, in part, to rapidly expanding online commerce. The so-called Marketplace Fairness Act took effect last Continue reading Pennsylvania – A New Internet Sales Tax Proves Much More Lucrative Than Expected

Louisiana Collecting More Sales Taxes From Online Purchases

Louisiana’s sales tax collections from internet purchases are growing, even though the system still involves out-of-state retailers voluntarily remitting taxes for online product sales.The state revenue department told a legislative commission that Louisiana received $740,000 in sales tax collections from Continue reading Louisiana Collecting More Sales Taxes From Online Purchases

Louisiana – Bid To Rework Sales Tax Deal Rejected By Senators

Republican lawmakers seeking to rework or repeal a Louisiana sales tax compromise passed last year seem unlikely to gain traction for the ideas in the Senate, where the tax committee on Monday shot down the first proposal to reach debate. Continue reading Louisiana – Bid To Rework Sales Tax Deal Rejected By Senators

Texas – Nelson’s Online Sales Tax Bill Passes Committee

The Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday approved two bills sponsored by Texas State Senator Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, allowing Texas to collect sales tax from remote sellers in accordance with the recent South Dakota v. Wayfair decision from the U.S. Continue reading Texas – Nelson’s Online Sales Tax Bill Passes Committee

Massachusetts – State Wants Bigger Net For Online Sales Tax

State officials want to lower a threshold for out-of-state businesses required to tax online purchases to drum up more revenue. In his preliminary budget, Gov. Charlie Baker called for a rule that retailers with at least $100,000 or more in Continue reading Massachusetts – State Wants Bigger Net For Online Sales Tax

Illinois – Communities See Portion Of Online Use Tax Returns

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling that allows states to collect taxes from online retailers is providing some additional revenue for communities as more shoppers avoid brick and mortar retails for many purchases. However, some groups are working to get online Continue reading Illinois – Communities See Portion Of Online Use Tax Returns

Indiana – Legislature Aims to Close Online Sales, Hotel Taxes Loophole

Indiana lawmakers are aiming to close what they call a loophole in the state’s online sales and hotel tax collection. The House Ways and Means Committee approved legislation Wednesday requiring so-called “marketplace facilitators” that sell goods or services online on Continue reading Indiana – Legislature Aims to Close Online Sales, Hotel Taxes Loophole

Missouri – House Narrowly Gives Initial OK To Online Sales Tax, Income Tax Cut For Wealthy

The Missouri General Assembly’s newest plan to bring in money for the state introduces new taxes on out-of-state sellers but lowers taxes for those in the top tax bracket. House Bill 548, sponsored by Rep. J. Eggleston, R-Maysville, which narrowly Continue reading Missouri – House Narrowly Gives Initial OK To Online Sales Tax, Income Tax Cut For Wealthy