Multi-State – Uncollected Sales And Use Tax From Remote Sales

SALT Report 3928 – A study released in March 2017, by the National Conference of State Legislatures and the International Council of Shopping Centers, quantifies the uncollected state and local sales taxes resulting from electronic commerce. A subsequent study expands Continue reading Multi-State – Uncollected Sales And Use Tax From Remote Sales

Rhode Island – Non-Collecting Retailers, Referrers, And Retail Sales Facilitators

SALT Report 3929 – The Rhode Island Division of Taxation has established a special section of its website to help foster compliance with the recently enacted “Non-Collecting Retailers, Referrers, and Retail Sale Facilitators Act.” Under legislation enacted on August 3, 2017, Continue reading Rhode Island – Non-Collecting Retailers, Referrers, And Retail Sales Facilitators

Multi-State – State Sales Tax Equity Remains Unsolved Issue

Union-Bulletin.com Editorial Board August 20, 2017 The President’s tweets on the subject are off the mark, but nevertheless bring attention to the need for sales tax fairness. President Donald Trump has a point that Amazon and other online retailers should Continue reading Multi-State – State Sales Tax Equity Remains Unsolved Issue

South Carolina – Amazon Faces A Tax Fight That Could Change How Online Sellers Do Business

CNBC – TECH by Eugene Kim August 15, 2017 President Trump has repeatedly attacked Amazon and its CEO Jeff Bezos for dodging financial obligations, tweeting as recently as June that the company avoids “paying internet taxes.” While the president’s claims have remained Continue reading South Carolina – Amazon Faces A Tax Fight That Could Change How Online Sellers Do Business

California – Sales And Use Tax Rate Changes Operative October 1, 2017

SALT Report 3926 – The tax rate changes listed here CA – New Sales and Use Tax Rates apply only within the indicated city or county limits. After October 1, 2017, you will be able to find the correct tax rate Continue reading California – Sales And Use Tax Rate Changes Operative October 1, 2017

New York – NYS Tax Department Issues Sales Tax Advisory Opinion, Cloud Collaboration Service Is Taxable

SALT Report 3913 – Petitioner’s  “Cloud Collaboration Service” is subject to sales tax as canned software. (TSB-A-17(9)S). To View the Advisory Opinion: Advisory Opinion TSB-A-17(9)S

Illinois – Soda Tax Rollout Leaves Chicago-Area Shoppers Grumbling, Confused

Chicago Tribune by Alley Marotti, Grace Wong and Greg Trotter August 3, 2017 Cook County’s long-delayed tax on sweetened beverages took effect Wednesday amid confusion, leaving retailers grumbling and shoppers plotting soda runs to neighboring counties. The penny-per-ounce tax applies Continue reading Illinois – Soda Tax Rollout Leaves Chicago-Area Shoppers Grumbling, Confused

Multi-State – States Eye Amnesty For Amazon Sellers

Accounting Today by Roger Russell August 8, 2017 With states looking to expand their sales tax reach to include remote sellers, accountants and tax professionals should advise any clients who engage in “marketplace sales” through Amazon or other online marketplaces Continue reading Multi-State – States Eye Amnesty For Amazon Sellers

Maryland – Sales Tax Holiday August 13th – August 19th

SALT Report 3918 – Qualifying apparel and footwear $100 or less, per item, are exempt from the state sales tax. This year, the first $40 of a backpack or bookbag purchase is also tax-free. Accessory items, except for backpacks, are not Continue reading Maryland – Sales Tax Holiday August 13th – August 19th