Multi State – Navigating The Post-Wayfair World Part Three: Practical Advice & Tangible Next Steps

This Legal Update marks Part Three, and our final installment of the three-part series, Navigating the Post-Wayfair world. In Part One, we discussed how states have responded to the Supreme Court’s landmark sales and use tax decision, South Dakota v. Continue reading Multi State – Navigating The Post-Wayfair World Part Three: Practical Advice & Tangible Next Steps

VERMONT – Lawmakers Consider Allowing Commercial Cannabis Sales

The state last year legalized marijuana possession and home cultivation, but advocates say taxed and regulated sales are necessary for consumer safety. Vermont legalized adult-use cannabis last year and allowed its residents to grow marijuana in their homes as of Continue reading VERMONT – Lawmakers Consider Allowing Commercial Cannabis Sales

ARIZONA – ADOR Highlights Tax Compliance Requirements For Special Events In Arizona

Arizona is well known for its year-round events, including farmer’s markets, festivals, fairs, craft shows and rodeos. A staple of all of these occasions are numerous vendors that offer customers a wide variety of goods and services. The Arizona Department Continue reading ARIZONA – ADOR Highlights Tax Compliance Requirements For Special Events In Arizona

WASHINGTON, D.C – Affordable Housing Sales Tax Exemption Passes House

A tax break for non-profits who build affordable housing passed the state House Monday by a vote of 95-1. The legislation provides a retail sales and use tax exemption for affordable homeownership facilitators, like Habitat for Humanity, to help increase Continue reading WASHINGTON, D.C – Affordable Housing Sales Tax Exemption Passes House

Florida – Local Utilities Finalize Plans To Use Tax Savings To Cover Storm Costs

Two Tampa Bay utilities have reached settlements with the state utility consumer advocate that, if approved, will make good on their promises to use 2017 federal tax savings to cover the cost of recovery from Hurricane Irma and other storms. Continue reading Florida – Local Utilities Finalize Plans To Use Tax Savings To Cover Storm Costs

MULTISTATE – The Current State Of Wayfair: Tracking The New Nexus Laws Across The Country

The South Dakota v. Wayfair ruling has frantically ushered in a whole new era for sales and use tax laws and the end of an era for online shoppers reaping the benefits of untaxed purchases. Now, it’s time to step Continue reading MULTISTATE – The Current State Of Wayfair: Tracking The New Nexus Laws Across The Country

Pennsylvania – A New Internet Sales Tax Proves More Lucrative Than Expected

(Harrisburg) — In its first year, Pennsylvania’s new tax on internet sales has made significantly more money than lawmakers planned for–and experts think the influx is due, in part, to rapidly expanding online commerce. The so-called Marketplace Fairness Act took Continue reading Pennsylvania – A New Internet Sales Tax Proves More Lucrative Than Expected

Massachusetts – Pot Sales Drawing Competition From Other States

As the recreational pot industry takes off in Massachusetts, other nearby states are rushing to get a piece of the tax revenue lost to cross-border sales. Three bordering states — Rhode Island, New York and Connecticut — appear to be Continue reading Massachusetts – Pot Sales Drawing Competition From Other States

Minnesota – Isanti County Transit Sales and Use Tax Starts July 1, 2019

Starting July 1, 2019, Isanti County will have a 0.5 percent transit sales and use tax. The Minnesota Department of Revenue will administer this tax. Revenues will fund the projects identified in the Isanti County Isanti County Transportation Improvement Projects Continue reading Minnesota – Isanti County Transit Sales and Use Tax Starts July 1, 2019