Georgia – Georgia House Backs Sales Taxes For Customers Of Uber, Airbnb, Others

The Georgia House passed two bills targeting internet-based businesses this week that would mean big money for the state, and they could bump up the tab for Georgians who use ride-share and short-term housing rental services. The sponsor of both Continue reading Georgia – Georgia House Backs Sales Taxes For Customers Of Uber, Airbnb, Others

Utah – Jay Evensen: Who Loses In Utah’s Proposed Tax Reform Law?

SALT LAKE CITY — To Jim Ferrin, tax reform is more than just an abstract concept. If Utah lawmakers succeed in making a law out of the roughly 260-page bill that became public last Wednesday and zipped through a House Continue reading Utah – Jay Evensen: Who Loses In Utah’s Proposed Tax Reform Law?

Multi State – State governments Have Proposed An application Of Sales Tax For Travel Agency Services

According to The American Society Of Travel Advisors Sate governments Such As Connecticut, Nebraska, And Utah have proposed that sales tax be collected from Travel Agency Services. ASTA.Org Travelpulse.com

Pennsylvania – A Tax Foundation Study Concludes PA To Be the 21st Best By The Numbers

According to A Tax Foundation PA has the 21st most business friendly sales tax structure in the U.S. The highest scoring states in this study generally do not tax sales, PA has remained unchanged since the 2018 study as well. Continue reading Pennsylvania – A Tax Foundation Study Concludes PA To Be the 21st Best By The Numbers

Multi-State – State Of Wayfair: Some Retail Groups Still Believe In Congress

Some parties aren’t giving up on congressional action on online sales taxation. The American Catalog Mailers Association (ACMA), in a letter to congressional leadership, urged lawmakers to introduce and enact legislation before the end of the year “that allows small businesses to Continue reading Multi-State – State Of Wayfair: Some Retail Groups Still Believe In Congress

Connecticut – Legislators Scrutinize Gov. Ned Lamont’s Plan For $1 Billion In New Sales Taxes

Lawmakers began their formal scrutiny of Gov. Ned Lamont’s controversial tax package Wednesday, questioning the fairness of a proposed tax on sugary beverages and how adding the sales tax to dozens of goods and services would affect the state’s poorer Continue reading Connecticut – Legislators Scrutinize Gov. Ned Lamont’s Plan For $1 Billion In New Sales Taxes

Multi-State – What to Know About Marketplace Facilitator Sales Tax Proposals

The number of states looking to hold marketplace facilitators responsible for collecting and remitting sales tax on behalf of all marketplace sellers is steadily increasing. More than 20 states currently have marketplace facilitator measures under consideration, including the four most Continue reading Multi-State – What to Know About Marketplace Facilitator Sales Tax Proposals

Nebraska – Senators Give Initial OK To Bill That Would Let Nebraska Collect Sales Taxes On Online Purchases

LINCOLN — After a brief debate Monday, state lawmakers gave initial approval to bill that would allow Nebraska to start collecting sales taxes from out-of-state Internet retailers. Legislative Bill 284 would go into effect on April 1 if legislators give an OK Continue reading Nebraska – Senators Give Initial OK To Bill That Would Let Nebraska Collect Sales Taxes On Online Purchases

Multi-State – What to Expect from M&As Post Wayfair

With the Supreme Court’s South Dakota v. Wayfair ruling and the elimination of the “physical presence” standard, a number of issues are raised in the realm of mergers and acquisitions for both buy-side accountants and sell-side accountants. As companies grapple with applying Continue reading Multi-State – What to Expect from M&As Post Wayfair