Multi-State – Changing The State And Local Tax Nexus Playing Fields

An Update on the Impact of Wayfair One of the major state and local tax developments that CPAs have been dealing with is the Supreme Court’s decision on June 21, 2018, in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., 585 U.S. ___ (2018), and Continue reading Multi-State – Changing The State And Local Tax Nexus Playing Fields

Illinois – Residents Can Expect To Pay Higher Taxes When Shopping Amazon And Etsy Next Year. Here’s Why.

Shopping online would get more expensive for Illinois residents under a new measure passed by the state’s General Assembly that changes the way online sales are taxed. The changes would require online marketplaces, like Etsy and eBay, to collect state Continue reading Illinois – Residents Can Expect To Pay Higher Taxes When Shopping Amazon And Etsy Next Year. Here’s Why.

Tennessee – New Guidance: Post Wayfair Sales Tax Collection By Out-Of-State Dealers

The  Tennessee Department of Revenue has updated information about sales tax collection from out-of-state dealers post South Dakota v. Wayfair.  Please see the links below for more information:  Notice #19-04 Post-Wayfair Collection by Out-of-State Dealers (June 2019) Notice #19-05 Local Sales Tax Continue reading Tennessee – New Guidance: Post Wayfair Sales Tax Collection By Out-Of-State Dealers

Ohio – Amazon’s huge impact On Ohio’s sales tax base: Numbers Behind The News

CLEVELAND, Ohio – While Amazon famously paid no federal income taxes on its $11.2 billion in profits last year, it continues to be a big-time tax collector for Ohio and other states – the result of agreeing to start collecting sales taxes Continue reading Ohio – Amazon’s huge impact On Ohio’s sales tax base: Numbers Behind The News

Multi-State – Georgia, Arizona Legislatures Consider Economic Nexus and Marketplace Facilitator Laws

A bill that would require online retailers and marketplace facilitators to collect and remit sales tax in Arizona was introduced in the state’s House of Representatives on Wednesday, February 13. Meanwhile, on Monday, March 4, the Georgia House of Representatives Continue reading Multi-State – Georgia, Arizona Legislatures Consider Economic Nexus and Marketplace Facilitator Laws

Pennsylvania – N.J. Residents Ordering Online Now Owe Sales Tax

All marketplace facilitators and online sellers who have economic nexus (e.g. Pennsylvania annual gross sales of greater than $100,000) must now register, collect and remit Pennsylvania sales tax starting July 1, 2019.The sales threshold will be measured by calendar year. Continue reading Pennsylvania – N.J. Residents Ordering Online Now Owe Sales Tax

NEBRASKA – Internet Sales Tax Bill Levels Playing Field

Back in Lincoln, this week we had the final debate on LB 704. This bill will allow the State of Nebraska to collect sales tax from online internet sales. This really isn’t a new tax because the obligation in the Continue reading NEBRASKA – Internet Sales Tax Bill Levels Playing Field

IDAHO – Check Use Tax On Internet Purchases Before Filing Taxes

You might not be ready to file taxes if you didn’t check those untaxed purchases you made last year – such as items purchased over the Internet. According to the Idaho State Tax Commission, when you purchase items on the Continue reading IDAHO – Check Use Tax On Internet Purchases Before Filing Taxes

TENNESSEE – Rule 129 Leveling The Playing Field

Rule 129 simply ensures that all out-of-state retailers who make sales in Tennessee, above the $500,000 threshold, properly collect and remit state and local sales and use tax due under current law. Enabling it, the report states, would level the Continue reading TENNESSEE – Rule 129 Leveling The Playing Field

IllINOIS – Cities Want In On Tax Revenue From Online Sales

A U.S. Supreme Court decision last year allows states to collect sales taxes from online retailers, even if they don’t have a physical presence in the state. Now, Illinois cities and counties want in on that action, too. “We just Continue reading IllINOIS – Cities Want In On Tax Revenue From Online Sales