Multistate – SCOTUS Easing Path for Direct-to-Consumer Alcohol Shipping

Two Supreme Court cases have reshaped the way alcoholic beverages, particularly wine, can be marketed to consumers. And combined with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, breweries and distilleries may also become more involved in direct-to-consumer sales. Granholm v. Heald, decided Continue reading Multistate – SCOTUS Easing Path for Direct-to-Consumer Alcohol Shipping

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

Pennsylvania – State Sees Online Sales Taxes Soar After Court Ruling

HARRISBURG, PA. Pennsylvania is getting an unexpected windfall as internet sales tax revenues are coming in at a rate of nearly four times what had been projected for the current fiscal year. The state estimated about $50 million from the Continue reading Pennsylvania – State Sees Online Sales Taxes Soar After Court Ruling

Rhode Island – Political Scene: Does Internet Revenue Boost Justify A Sales Tax Cut?

Lawmakers rejected most of then-Gov. Lincoln Chafee’s tax plans in 2011, but got behind one of his concepts in their annual budget — a future sales tax rate cut if the state were ever allowed to tax internet sales from Continue reading Rhode Island – Political Scene: Does Internet Revenue Boost Justify A Sales Tax Cut?

Multistate – Pike v. Bruce Church, Inc., 397 U.S. 137 (1970)

Annotation Primary Holding Even if a law does not discriminate on its face against interstate commerce, it is not permissible if the burdens greatly exceed the benefits to local commerce. Facts Bruce Church, Inc. was an agricultural company that operated Continue reading Multistate – Pike v. Bruce Church, Inc., 397 U.S. 137 (1970)

New Hampshire – State Looks To Take ‘Aggressive’ Position Following SCOTUS Wayfair Sales Tax Ruling

After failing to pass a bill in response to the Supreme Court’s Wayfair decision during a special session this summer, Governor Sununu’s office says the legislature should be ready to try again. The GOP-controlled House rejected a bill backed by Sununu that would have Continue reading New Hampshire – State Looks To Take ‘Aggressive’ Position Following SCOTUS Wayfair Sales Tax Ruling

Ohio – Supreme Court’s Sales-Tax Ruling Could Mean Millions For Ohio Local Governments

COLUMBUS, Ohio–Last month’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling that states can collect sales taxes on online purchases from out-of-state retailers could mean millions in extra money for Ohio counties and transit authorities. But no one is expecting a flood of new local sales Continue reading Ohio – Supreme Court’s Sales-Tax Ruling Could Mean Millions For Ohio Local Governments

New Hampshire – State Special Session Called To Mitigate Wayfair Sales Tax Ruling

Given New Hampshire’s status as one of the few states with virtually no sales tax, not to mention no income tax outside of interest and dividends, the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in the South Dakota v. Wayfair case has Continue reading New Hampshire – State Special Session Called To Mitigate Wayfair Sales Tax Ruling

Multistate – SUPREME COURT OVERTURNS ONLINE SALES TAX STANDARD

JULY 12, 2018 By Samantha Fillmore “States can require out-of-state businesses to collect and remit sales taxes on purchases made by in-state consumers, the U.S. Supreme Court decided.” Further information: SUPREME COURT OVERTURNS ONLINE SALES TAX STANDARD

Multi-State – Growing Number of State Sales Tax Jurisdictions Makes South Dakota v. Wayfair That Much More Imperative

Tax Foundation by Katherine Longhead April 17, 2018 All eyes are on the U.S. Supreme Court as oral arguments begin today in the case of South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., a decision anticipated to bring clarity in how and when online Continue reading Multi-State – Growing Number of State Sales Tax Jurisdictions Makes South Dakota v. Wayfair That Much More Imperative