Vermont – Notification Requirement Set To Begin July 1, 2017

SALT Report 3900 – Notification enforcement for noncollecting vendors is set to begin July 1, 2017. House Bill 873 requires noncollecting vendors making sales into Vermont to notify Vermont purchasers that sales or use tax is due on nonexempt purchases made from Continue reading Vermont – Notification Requirement Set To Begin July 1, 2017

Massachusetts – Directive 17-1 Significant Presence Includes “Cookies”

SALT Report 3897 –  New nexus standards were issued by Massachusetts (Directive 17-1) on, April 3, 2017, which defines electronic signals as tangible personal property including cookies. This purpose of this Directive is to explain the application of the general Continue reading Massachusetts – Directive 17-1 Significant Presence Includes “Cookies”

Pennsylvania – PA Technology industry: Governor’s proposed tech tax would cost jobs

Pennsylvania Watchdog.org By Michael Carroll May 23, 2017 Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has proposed what’s been dubbed a tech tax to help balance the budget this year, but technology firms in the state are booting up an opposition campaign against Continue reading Pennsylvania – PA Technology industry: Governor’s proposed tech tax would cost jobs

Pennsylvania – PA Tax Amnesty Program

Get Back Taxes off Your Mind April 21st – June 19th 2017  The 2017 PA Tax Amnesty Program A limited-time opportunity offered by the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue for individuals and businesses to get relief from delinquent state taxes. No Continue reading Pennsylvania – PA Tax Amnesty Program

Virginia – VA Guidelines for the Virginia Tax Amnesty Program

Virginia Tax The Virginia General Assembly recently enacted Item 3-5.17 of House Bill 1500, House Bill 2246 and Senate Bill 1438 (2017 Acts of Assembly, Chapters _, 53 and _), which authorize the Tax Commissioner to oversee the Virginia Tax Continue reading Virginia – VA Guidelines for the Virginia Tax Amnesty Program

Multi-State – Two States Generate Internet Sales Tax Cases Aimed at Supreme Court

The Council of State Governments by Lisa Soronen, executive director of the State and Local Legal Center In March 2015, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote a concurring opinion for Direct Marketing Association v. Brohl stating that the “legal Continue reading Multi-State – Two States Generate Internet Sales Tax Cases Aimed at Supreme Court

Multi-State – Internet sales tax debate heats up

One News Now Monday, May 8, 2017 Chris Woodward United States senators are continuing the oftentimes heated debate over online sales tax for states – to pay, or not to pay? To address the ongoing issue, senators Mike Enzi (R-Wy.), Continue reading Multi-State – Internet sales tax debate heats up

Utah – UT Amazon sales tax from Utah customers will bolster state, local coffers

The Salt Lake Tribune By MATTHEW PIPER | The Salt Lake Tribune  First Published May 05 2017 03:03 PM    •    Updated 8 hours ago Early 2017 sales data suggest that despite slightly higher checkout costs, Utahns will add Continue reading Utah – UT Amazon sales tax from Utah customers will bolster state, local coffers

Tennessee – TN Natural Disaster Relief Refund: Sevier County Wildfires

Tennessee Department of Revenue December 2016 – Notice #16-11 People Receiving Disaster Relief from FEMA May Receive a Sales Tax Refund on Purchases of Certain Items. Individuals who receive disaster assistance from Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as a result Continue reading Tennessee – TN Natural Disaster Relief Refund: Sevier County Wildfires

Wyoming – WY Bipartisan group of senators introduce Marketplace Fairness Act of 2017 to allow states to close sales tax loophole

US Senator for Wyoming Mike Enzi April 27, 2017 U.S. Senators Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., Dick Durbin, D-Ill., Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., today introduced the Marketplace Fairness Act of 2017 – legislation that would give states the right Continue reading Wyoming – WY Bipartisan group of senators introduce Marketplace Fairness Act of 2017 to allow states to close sales tax loophole