South Dakota – Grandfather Clause Expires And State No Longer Taxes Internet Access Charges Starting July 1, 2020

The Internet Tax Freedom Act of 1998 temporarily stopped states and local governments from imposing new taxes on Internet access and multiple or discriminatory taxes on electronic commerce. The Act had a grandfather clause allowing states that already taxed Internet Continue reading South Dakota – Grandfather Clause Expires And State No Longer Taxes Internet Access Charges Starting July 1, 2020

Multistate – Trump Recognizes South Dakota Sales Tax System “…think of that.”

On Wednesday, April 30, 2020 President Trump delivered an address covering multiple topics including individual state reactions to bail out needs.. After recognizing California, New York, Illinois, Florida and Texas President Trump concluded with the following comments about South Dakota Continue reading Multistate – Trump Recognizes South Dakota Sales Tax System “…think of that.”

South Dakota – Cities To Lose Millions In Internet Service Tax

RAPID CITY, S.D. Rapid City is expected to lose more than $2 million in state funding over the next two years following the congressional repeal of South Dakota’s tax on internet service. The 2016 Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act, which Continue reading South Dakota – Cities To Lose Millions In Internet Service Tax

South Dakota – Analysts Warn SD Lawmakers Of Dip In Sales, Use Tax Revenues

Both Terwilliger and Mehlhaff agreed on one prediction, though: That sales and use tax collections in Fiscal 2020 will be lower than the Legislature budgeted for in March. The BFM in its interim report forecasts $1.06 billion in sales and Continue reading South Dakota – Analysts Warn SD Lawmakers Of Dip In Sales, Use Tax Revenues

South Dakota – South Dakota state government achieved most of 2019 budget surplus from savings

Terwilliger said the 2019 budget didn’t reflect any additional sales and use tax revenue from remote sellers and marketplaces that use the Internet to sell products and services to South Dakota. The state law requiring remote sellers to report their Continue reading South Dakota – South Dakota state government achieved most of 2019 budget surplus from savings

MULTI STATE – Wayfair V.S. South Dakota Ruling Impacts remote Commerce Laws

More than 35 states have introduced bills or passed laws over the last year that would permit the collection of sales and use tax on remote transactions previously excluded from state taxation. Recognizing the novel attributes of internet commerce, these Continue reading MULTI STATE – Wayfair V.S. South Dakota Ruling Impacts remote Commerce Laws

South Dakota – Online Ruling Boosts Sales Tax Revenue

South Dakota has seen an uptick in sales tax revenue following a June 2018 Supreme Court decision that allows it to collect money from online retailers. A new law following that decision , which requires online businesses to pay sales Continue reading South Dakota – Online Ruling Boosts Sales Tax Revenue

North Dakota – Border Sales Tax Workshops in May and June 2019

The North Dakota Office of State Tax Commissioner teams up once per year with both the Minnesota Department of Revenue and the South Dakota Department of Revenue to hold sales tax workshops for those who conduct business across state borders. 2019 workshop dates are Continue reading North Dakota – Border Sales Tax Workshops in May and June 2019

South Dakota – Privacy Cloaks Some Sales-Tax Evaders

Journal loses appeal seeking greater transparency After a South Dakota court orders a sales-tax evader to pay up, a question lingers. Was the money ever paid? The answer in many cases is confidential, according to a recent ruling against the Continue reading South Dakota – Privacy Cloaks Some Sales-Tax Evaders

IDAHO – Senate OKs Bill To Collect Sales Tax On Online Retail Sales

Despite some hesitation about the creation of a new Idaho tax relief fund, the Senate agreed Thursday to pass a bill giving the state the authority to collect internet sales and use tax, which would then be funneled into the Continue reading IDAHO – Senate OKs Bill To Collect Sales Tax On Online Retail Sales