Rhode Island – Security Services Taxable As Of July 1, 2018

The Rhode Island Division of Taxation reminds tax professionals, tax software providers, businesses, and others about tax changes that will take effect on Sunday, July 1, 2018. INVESTIGATION, GUARD, ARMORED CAR SERVICES: Rhode Island’s 7 percent sales and use tax must be Continue reading Rhode Island – Security Services Taxable As Of July 1, 2018

Multistate – Enzi applauds Supreme Court decision to allow states to collect sales & use tax from out-of-state businesses

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., applauded the U.S. Supreme Court today for overturning its 1992 decision, Quill Corp. v. North Dakota, which prohibited states from imposing a local  tax on out-of-state retailers that do not have a physical presence in the Continue reading Multistate – Enzi applauds Supreme Court decision to allow states to collect sales & use tax from out-of-state businesses

Louisiana – LA Department of Revenue to begin collecting sales tax on online purchases in 2019

“The Louisiana Department of Revenue has announced they will begin collecting taxes from online purchases at the beginning of 2019. How much you pay will depend on your delivery zip code. A recent Supreme Court decision gave states this new power, Continue reading Louisiana – LA Department of Revenue to begin collecting sales tax on online purchases in 2019

Mississippi – Mayors: Fix roads and bridges with online sales tax dollars

www.mississippitoday.org BY KAYLEIGH SKINNER   “Last month, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a 1992 ruling that prevented states from collecting use tax from online retailers with no physical presence in the state. Gov. Phil Bryant hinted in May he might call a special Continue reading Mississippi – Mayors: Fix roads and bridges with online sales tax dollars

Alabama – ADOR Prospective Application Of Economic Nexus Statute Effective October 1, 2018

The Alabama DOR passed an economic nexus statute with a $250,000 small seller exception (South Dakota’s was $100,000). Although the law was technically effective January 1, 2016 the department is making a prospective transition beginning October 1, 2018. “The Department Continue reading Alabama – ADOR Prospective Application Of Economic Nexus Statute Effective October 1, 2018

Louisiana – Louisiana prepares for online sales tax for January 1, 2019

http://www.kalb.com Wed 7:51 PM, Jul 04, 2018 “Louisiana plans to charge consumers with an online sales tax for all direct website purchases by vendors in other states starting on January 1st of 2019., according to The Advocate.” Louisiana prepares for Continue reading Louisiana – Louisiana prepares for online sales tax for January 1, 2019

South Dakota- Noem, Sutton Support Tax Cuts After Online Sales Tax Ruling

Candidates talk about lowering non-sales taxes in their campaign for Governor after Wayfair ruling.  Sales taxes go up…income (or property taxes) go down… www.usnews.com July 4, 2018, at 7:25 p.m. “South Dakota’s two top candidates for governor are talking tax Continue reading South Dakota- Noem, Sutton Support Tax Cuts After Online Sales Tax Ruling

Wisconsin – Wisconsin to begin collecting online sales taxes Oct. 1

Sales taxes go up…income taxes go down…so says Wisconsin. www.jsonline.com Molly Beck July 3, 2018 “Collecting online sales tax in Wisconsin means taxpayers here will see an estimated $52 reduction in their income taxes, according to the Fiscal Bureau, citing Continue reading Wisconsin – Wisconsin to begin collecting online sales taxes Oct. 1

Multistate – Twix is food, but Snickers is candy? Wayfair decision levels the sales tax playing field

www.kansascity.com BY D. SCOTT LINDSTROM July 02, 2018 08:30 PM “A few examples of the differing standards: ▪ New Jersey knitters pay sales tax on yarn purchased for art projects, but not on yarn earmarked for sweaters. ▪ Texas taxes sales of Continue reading Multistate – Twix is food, but Snickers is candy? Wayfair decision levels the sales tax playing field

California – Online sales tax ruling could bring ‘hundreds of millions of dollars’ to California

www.sacbee.com BY ADAM ASHTON AND CAITLIN CHEN July 02, 2018 12:01 AM “Last fall, more than 2,500 online retailers with out-of-state addresses received letters from California’s Department of Tax and Fee Administration informing them that they appeared to owe sales Continue reading California – Online sales tax ruling could bring ‘hundreds of millions of dollars’ to California