Florida – State Considers Forcing Collection Of Tax On Online Sales

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (CNS) — Florida is losing $700 million a year it is already owed on internet sales. State lawmakers took the first step to begin collecting the money, passing the bill through its first committee Tuesday, but there are Continue reading Florida – State Considers Forcing Collection Of Tax On Online Sales

Kansas – AG: New Policy For Taxing Online Sales Is Invalid

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has issued a legal opinion declaring that a new and aggressive state policy for taxing online sales is invalid. Top Republicans in the GOP-controlled Legislature immediately demanded Monday that Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly require the Continue reading Kansas – AG: New Policy For Taxing Online Sales Is Invalid

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

Louisiana – State Collecting More Sales Taxes From Online Purchases

BATON ROUGE – 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 Continue reading Louisiana – State Collecting More Sales Taxes From Online Purchases

Alaska – Amazon’s Collecting Sales Tax Now, Will Alaska Cities See That Money?

Web retailers began adding sales tax to purchases online this year. It’s supposed to reflect the local tax rate. Now, the City of Wrangell wants assurances from mega-retailers like Amazon that those sales tax dollars reach city coffers. Wrangell has Continue reading Alaska – Amazon’s Collecting Sales Tax Now, Will Alaska Cities See That Money?

Missouri – Wallingford: Statewide Online Tax Reform Unlikely This Year

Missouri lawmakers likely won’t decide on how to tax online sales before the legislative session ends in May, state Sen. Wayne Wallingford said Friday. Bills have been introduced in the House and Senate, but there has been no consensus on Continue reading Missouri – Wallingford: Statewide Online Tax Reform Unlikely This Year

Ohio – Online Sales Tax Might Not Be A Windfall For Ohio

State lawmakers have said they want an income tax cut in the upcoming budget, but Gov. Mike DeWine wants them to invest big money in children’s initiatives and the opioid crisis. That has some looking in and out of state Continue reading Ohio – Online Sales Tax Might Not Be A Windfall For Ohio

Florida – House Tax Committee Opens Debate Over Taxing Online Sales

Members of the House Ways & Means committee hankered openly Wednesday to collect potentially hundreds of millions of dollars in sales taxes on online sales. What wasn’t clear is whether Florida’s new supermajority requirement to raise revenues would allow them Continue reading Florida – House Tax Committee Opens Debate Over Taxing Online Sales

Colorado – State’s Messy Sales Tax System Could Get More Complicated As The State Tries To Tap Into Online Revenue

In South Dakota v. Wayfair, Supreme Court ruled online taxes can’t be “burdensome” for interstate sales, but Colorado’s complex system will put the ruling to the test As state regulators scramble to expand online sales taxes in the wake of Continue reading Colorado – State’s Messy Sales Tax System Could Get More Complicated As The State Tries To Tap Into Online Revenue

Multi-State – Holiday Wish List: U.S. States Count On Extra Online Sales Tax To Boost Budget

7NEW YORK (Reuters) – Illinois, the U.S. state with the lowest credit rating on Wall Street, has often been chastised for using gimmicks to balance its budget. Take, for instance, its overly optimistic assumptions about savings, such as a voluntary Continue reading Multi-State – Holiday Wish List: U.S. States Count On Extra Online Sales Tax To Boost Budget