Washington – New Legislation Regarding E-Commerce Sales Tax

Salt Report 3566 –According to new legislation proposed to the Washington Senate on January 23 2015, remote sellers with nexus in Washington will be obligated to collect retail sales tax as defined within the bill. Further Information: Senate Bill 5541

Rhode Island – Bill Enacts New Exemptions and Authorizes Remote Sales Collections

SALT Report 2733 – In the latest edition of Rhode Island tax News, the Department of Revenue discusses the sales and use tax provisions in the state’s fiscal year 2014 budget bill recently signed by Governor Lincoln Chafee.  Included in Continue reading Rhode Island – Bill Enacts New Exemptions and Authorizes Remote Sales Collections

Multi-State – Marketplace Fairness Act, What’s Next?

SALT Report 2526 – On May 6th, the U.S. Senate passed the Marketplace Fairness Act by a majority vote of 69 to 27 and soon the bill will be up for vote in the House of Representatives. If passed, the Continue reading Multi-State – Marketplace Fairness Act, What’s Next?