PENNSYLVANIA – ‘We’re Heartbroken’: Customers Say Goodbye To ShopRite That Is Closing And Blaming Soda Tax

Didi Anderson walked two blocks from her home to the ShopRite in West Philadelphia on Wednesday morning to buy a can of peas for beef stew. But she lingered inside, filling her cart with more than just peas, as she Continue reading PENNSYLVANIA – ‘We’re Heartbroken’: Customers Say Goodbye To ShopRite That Is Closing And Blaming Soda Tax

Pennsylvania – Remote Sales Tax Needs To Be Reported

Now that it’s tax season, I’m sure everyone in Pennsylvania knows that they are to report and pay the sales tax on those taxable purchases made over the internet, toll-free numbers, mail order catalogs, etc., from out of state businesses Continue reading Pennsylvania – Remote Sales Tax Needs To Be Reported

Pennsylvania – Key Food Grocery To Replace West Philly ShopRite, Sparking More Debate Over Impact Of Soda Tax

A new grocery store is poised to replace the ShopRite that closed this week in West Philadelphia after its owner, Jeff Brown, blamed the city’s tax on sweetened beverages for a drop in sales. The new tenants were expected to sign a Continue reading Pennsylvania – Key Food Grocery To Replace West Philly ShopRite, Sparking More Debate Over Impact Of Soda Tax

Pennsylvania – Rep. Nesbit To Introduce Legislation Establishing Sales And Use Tax Exemption Data Centers

State Rep. Tedd C. Nesbit (R-Butler/Mercer Counties) said in a recent memorandum that he plans to introduce legislation to establish a sales and use tax exemption for certain equipment purchased by data centers and their tenants to encourage companies to Continue reading Pennsylvania – Rep. Nesbit To Introduce Legislation Establishing Sales And Use Tax Exemption Data Centers

Pennsylvania – A Tax Foundation Study Concludes PA To Be the 21st Best By The Numbers

According to A Tax Foundation PA has the 21st most business friendly sales tax structure in the U.S. The highest scoring states in this study generally do not tax sales, PA has remained unchanged since the 2018 study as well. Continue reading Pennsylvania – A Tax Foundation Study Concludes PA To Be the 21st Best By The Numbers

Multi-State – eBay Starts Collecting Sales Tax With More States To Come

eBay announced in October it would begin collecting sales tax in 4 states in 2019 due to new laws that extend the tax collection obligation to marketplaces (known as Marketplace Facilitator laws). Note that online marketplace Etsy had already begun Continue reading Multi-State – eBay Starts Collecting Sales Tax With More States To Come

Pennsylvania – State Of Wayfair: Going Beyond Sales Tax In Pennsylvania

Wayfair’s effect is reaching beyond sales tax. As if the new burden of remitting sales taxes to several thousand taxing jurisdictions wasn’t daunting enough, accountants are now warning businesses that the U.S. Supreme Court’s Wayfair decision creates compliance issues beyond state and local Continue reading Pennsylvania – State Of Wayfair: Going Beyond Sales Tax In Pennsylvania

Rhode Island – State of Wayfair: More on Rhode Island Retroactivity

Still going retro, Rhode Island? Yes, Paul Grimaldi, spokesman for the state’s Department of Revenue, told Bloomberg Tax Sept. 5. What that means is that the state still intends to enforce an effective date of Aug. 17, 2017, for its Continue reading Rhode Island – State of Wayfair: More on Rhode Island Retroactivity

Multistate – Wayfair Economic Nexus (ENexus) Enforcement Thresholds As of August 21, 2018

ENexus Thresholds As Of August 21, 2018 Ref No. State Enforcement Date Dollars of Sales Number of Sales Enexus Threshold 1 OH 1/1/2018 $25,000 0 25/0 2 PA 4/1/2018 $10,000 0 10/0 3 HI 7/1/2018 $100,000 200 100/200 4 ID Continue reading Multistate – Wayfair Economic Nexus (ENexus) Enforcement Thresholds As of August 21, 2018