Washington – DOR Files Emergency Rule Making Order

Purpose: Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 458-20-193 (Rule 193) and WAC 458-20-221 (Rule 221) provide guidance regarding the need for a seller to have a physical presence in Washington in order to establish the required nexus for the state to impose Continue reading Washington – DOR Files Emergency Rule Making Order

MULTI STATE – Remote Sellers And Marketplaces: Are You Ready To Collect Sales Tax On October 1, 2019?

New sales tax collection requirements for remote sellers and marketplace providers take effect October 1, 2019, in more than a dozen states — including Texas, the second most populous state in the nation. In fact, it’s getting hard to sell Continue reading MULTI STATE – Remote Sellers And Marketplaces: Are You Ready To Collect Sales Tax On October 1, 2019?

Arizona – ADOR Issues Proposed Rules Package for Remote Sellers and Marketplace Facilitator Legislation for Public Comment

The Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) today released its proposed rulemaking package pursuant to House Bill 2757 for public comment.  To view the proposed rulemaking package click here(link is external).  Please note: The rulemaking package submitted to implement HB 2757 is exempt Continue reading Arizona – ADOR Issues Proposed Rules Package for Remote Sellers and Marketplace Facilitator Legislation for Public Comment

Kansas – Why Sales Tax Rules in Kansas Matter

The Kansas Department of Revenue has published new sales tax requirements for remote retailers, so if your retail clients do any business into the state you need to pay attention. As of October 1, 2019, all out-of-state sellers making sales Continue reading Kansas – Why Sales Tax Rules in Kansas Matter

Rhode Island – Three Landmines In Rhode Island’s Post-Wayfair Sales Tax Law And How To Avoid Them

As expected, Rhode Island enacted legislation effective July 1, 2019 that requires remote retailers, marketplace facilitators, and referrers to register with the Rhode Island Division of Taxation and collect and remit Rhode Island’s 7% sales and use tax. But one Continue reading Rhode Island – Three Landmines In Rhode Island’s Post-Wayfair Sales Tax Law And How To Avoid Them

ALASKA – Amazon Charges Online Sales Tax In Nome

Amazon has purchased a sales tax license from the City of Nome, in effect for the 2019 calendar year. As such, the Nome Code of Ordinances states the company can collect 5% sales tax on all goods being delivered to Continue reading ALASKA – Amazon Charges Online Sales Tax In Nome

MULTI STATE – Wayfair V.S. South Dakota Ruling Impacts remote Commerce Laws

More than 35 states have introduced bills or passed laws over the last year that would permit the collection of sales and use tax on remote transactions previously excluded from state taxation. Recognizing the novel attributes of internet commerce, these Continue reading MULTI STATE – Wayfair V.S. South Dakota Ruling Impacts remote Commerce Laws

Multi State – Wayfair And SST Converge To Shape Remote Sales Tax Legislation

Almost one year ago, the seminal United States Supreme Court ruling in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. (June 21, 2018) shattered a long-standing physical presence rule that prevented states from imposing a sales tax collection obligation on out-of-state sellers. Now, Continue reading Multi State – Wayfair And SST Converge To Shape Remote Sales Tax Legislation

Florida – Wayfair: Formulating A Florida Response

The non-collection of sales taxes on sales to Florida customers by remote (out-of-state) sellers has been the most significant tax compliance and collection issue facing Florida and other states for many years. Remote vendors sell products by the internet, telephone, Continue reading Florida – Wayfair: Formulating A Florida Response

Nevada – Marketplaces To Be Responsible For Tax On Third-Party Sales In Nevada, October 2019

Nevada has enacted legislation requiring marketplace facilitators to collect and remit tax for all sales made through the platform. It’s about the 33rd state to do so (including Washington, D.C.). Remote sellers with economic nexus in Nevada have had a sales tax collection obligation in Continue reading Nevada – Marketplaces To Be Responsible For Tax On Third-Party Sales In Nevada, October 2019