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

Virginia – Tax Collection Requirements for Out-of-State Dealers to Begin

SALT Report 2903 – The Virginia Department of Taxation issued a bulletin regarding the retail sales tax collection requirements for certain out-of-state dealers that will take effect on September 1, 2013. The collection requirements are a result of legislation enacted during Continue reading Virginia – Tax Collection Requirements for Out-of-State Dealers to Begin

Louisiana – Dealer Discount Reduced and Use Tax Provisions Enacted

SALT Report 2606 – Recently enacted legislation in Louisiana reduces the compensation amount that vendor’s may deduct for reporting and remitting sales tax to the Department of Revenue. Effective July 1, 2013 a dealer may deduct 0.935% of the amount Continue reading Louisiana – Dealer Discount Reduced and Use Tax Provisions Enacted

Colorado – Senate Passes Bill to Comply With Federal Remote Seller Requirements

SALT Report 2476 – On May 6, 2013 the Colorado Senate passed House Bill 1295, a Bill that meets the minimum simplification requirements of the Federal Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013. Once enacted, Colorado will be authorized by the federal Continue reading Colorado – Senate Passes Bill to Comply With Federal Remote Seller Requirements

Colorado – Federal Remote Seller Requirements Passed by House

SALT Report 2430 – The Colorado House of Representatives passed legislation that would meet and implement the minimum simplification requirements of the Federal Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013. By meeting these requirements the state would be authorized by the federal Continue reading Colorado – Federal Remote Seller Requirements Passed by House

Utah – Collection Allowance for Those Who Voluntary Collect Tax

SALT Report 2301 – The Utah State Legislature recently enacted legislation that will allow remote sellers who voluntarily collect sales and use taxes to retain 18% of the taxes that they would otherwise be required to remit to the State Continue reading Utah – Collection Allowance for Those Who Voluntary Collect Tax

Multi-State – U.S. Senate Approves Remote Seller Collections

SALT Report 2299 – As part of its fiscal year 2014 Budget Resolution, the U.S. Senate approved, by a vote of 75 – 24, an amendment that would allow states to collect taxes on remote sales. If passed, the bipartisan Continue reading Multi-State – U.S. Senate Approves Remote Seller Collections

Multi-State – Remote Seller and Nexus Bills Introduced

3/1/2013 SALT Report 2208 – The following states have recently introduced remote seller, affiliated seller, and click-through nexus bills. Kansas The Kansas Senate passed a bill that contains affiliate and click-through nexus provisions. The affil… Continue reading Multi-State – Remote Seller and Nexus Bills Introduced

New Mexico – Remote Seller Tax Bill Introduced

2/25/2013 SALT Report 2187 – The New Mexico Senate introduced legislation that, if passed, will require remote sellers to pay gross receipts tax. The legislation also amends the definition of “engaged in business” in New Mexico to include those se… Continue reading New Mexico – Remote Seller Tax Bill Introduced

Multi-State – Federal Remote Seller Legislation Introduced

2/20/2013 SALT Report 2166 – On February 14, 2013 the House of Representatives and the United States Senate introduced the federal Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013. This bill authorizes states to require remote sellers, except those that meet the … Continue reading Multi-State – Federal Remote Seller Legislation Introduced