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

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

Ohio – Sales Tax Holiday August 4th – August 6th

SALT Report 3921 – S.B. 9 enacted a sales tax holiday to occur only in 2017. During the holiday, the following items are exempt from sales and use tax: Clothing priced at $75 per item or less; School supplies priced at $20 per item Continue reading Ohio – Sales Tax Holiday August 4th – August 6th

Mississippi – Jackson Leader Says City Deserves Share Of Internet Sales Tax

by WAPT US July 7, 2017 Jackson City Councilman Ashby Foote said the capital city is getting ripped off on internet sales and believes the city should get its fair share. Foote is from Ward One and said the state Continue reading Mississippi – Jackson Leader Says City Deserves Share Of Internet Sales Tax

California – How Will Orange County Cities And Malls Confront “E-tail” Revolution As Revenues Decline?

Orange County Register by Margot Roosevelt July 23, 2017 Orange County, which has long positioned itself as an international shopping mecca, finds itself scrambling to cope with a dramatic upheaval in consumer spending habits. “Retail is not dead or dying,” Continue reading California – How Will Orange County Cities And Malls Confront “E-tail” Revolution As Revenues Decline?

Colorado – Colorado’s “Amazon Tax” Law Is Now In Effect. Here’s What It Means For Shoppers and Big Sellers

The Denver Post by Brian Eason July 7, 2017 It boils down to this: Deal with taxes as you go or face a bunch of paperwork (along with the taxes) later. Seven years and one U.S. Supreme Court decision later, Colorado’s law Continue reading Colorado – Colorado’s “Amazon Tax” Law Is Now In Effect. Here’s What It Means For Shoppers and Big Sellers