South Carolina – Out-Of-State Retailers Pay Almost $64 Million For Sales Tax

An estimated 3,800 out-of-state retailers have paid almost $64 million in sales taxes to South Carolina since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled they could be required to pay, the state Department of Revenue reported. A June 2018 high court ruling Continue reading South Carolina – Out-Of-State Retailers Pay Almost $64 Million For Sales Tax

California – Back Taxes For Online Sales?

The tax landscape for online sales just got more confusing — again. Despite signing on to a U.S. Supreme Court amicus brief stating otherwise, California is now retroactively seeking sales tax from out-of-state online merchants, going back as far as Continue reading California – Back Taxes For Online Sales?

New Hampshire – Wayfair Ruling Opened Door for Sales Tax Requests. So Far, Zero Collected

Despite fears that a 2018 Supreme Court decision would open the floodgates on sales tax collection requests from New Hampshire businesses, a report from the N.H. Department of Justice shows that through October 31, not a single tax authority has Continue reading New Hampshire – Wayfair Ruling Opened Door for Sales Tax Requests. So Far, Zero Collected

ARIZONA – Enacting Internet Sales Tax

You have probably noticed the cost of your online orders increasing this month. It’s not your imagination, Arizona is now enforcing a sales tax for out-of-state and online companies. Azcentral reports the change was implemented on October 1 and is projected to rake Continue reading ARIZONA – Enacting Internet Sales Tax

KANSAS – Policy For Online Sales Tax Is Declared 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 governor Laura Kelly require the Continue reading KANSAS – Policy For Online Sales Tax Is Declared Invalid

TEXAS – Consumers Now Paying Sales Tax On Most Online Purchases

Texas shoppers who make online purchases from out-of-state retailers are now paying taxes on most of the transactions. Since Oct. 1, Texas has required out-of-state retailers to charge consumers the state’s sales tax. The Lone Star State joined the cadre Continue reading TEXAS – Consumers Now Paying Sales Tax On Most Online Purchases

North Dakota – June 2019 Sales Tax Newsletter – Legislative Rundown

The latest North Dakota Sales Tax Newsletter is now available at www.nd.gov/tax/newsletters. Inside this issue: 2019 Legislative Rundown HB 1131 – Sales Tax Exemption For Commemorative Coins HB 1205 – Sales Tax Exemption For Fertilizer Or Chemical Processing Plant, Straddle Plant, Continue reading North Dakota – June 2019 Sales Tax Newsletter – Legislative Rundown

California – State To Consider Deleting Annotation Regarding Delivery By Out-Of-State Retailer

A 1957 California Annotation is being considered for deletion because it is “out dated and no longer accurate.” The ruling (220.0060 attached) addressed the term “engaged in business in this state.” The annotation reads, “Due to the uncertainties, we would Continue reading California – State To Consider Deleting Annotation Regarding Delivery By Out-Of-State Retailer

California – Small Retailers Who Sold Through Amazon Are Facing A Tax Time Bomb

Online sales have taken over a growing percentage of the U.S. retail market, accounting for about $1 out of every $7 spent by consumers. But through much of that rise, online sellers had an unfair advantage over brick-and-mortar retailers: They Continue reading California – Small Retailers Who Sold Through Amazon Are Facing A Tax Time Bomb

California – Special Notice – New Use Tax Collection Requirements for Out-of-State Retailers Based on Sales into California Effective April 1, 2019

Beginning April 1, 2019, a retailer located outside of California is required to collect use tax if, during the preceding or current calendar year: The retailer’s sales into California exceed $100,000, or The retailer made sales into California in two Continue reading California – Special Notice – New Use Tax Collection Requirements for Out-of-State Retailers Based on Sales into California Effective April 1, 2019