MULTI STATE – 10 States With the Highest Sales Taxes

Before you embark on a shopping spree in any of the 10 worst states for sales taxes, make extra room in your budget. Tennessee, for example, is in a tie for the highest sales tax in the country, at 9.47%, once Continue reading MULTI STATE – 10 States With the Highest Sales Taxes

WASHINGTON – Finally, A Level Playing Field for State’s Retailers

Since the dawn of internet commerce in the mid-1990s, cyber-retailers weren’t responsible for collecting states’ sales taxes, giving startups such as a little-known book seller in Seattle called Amazon a leg up on their competition. You could order the latest Continue reading WASHINGTON – Finally, A Level Playing Field for State’s Retailers

Washington – DOR Files Emergency Rule Making Order

Purpose: Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 458-20-193 (Rule 193) and WAC 458-20-221 (Rule 221) provide guidance regarding the need for a seller to have a physical presence in Washington in order to establish the required nexus for the state to impose Continue reading Washington – DOR Files Emergency Rule Making Order

Washington – State Keeps Door Open For Retail Marijuana Sales

WASHINGTON — City officials will consider allowing retail outlets for marijuana products to open in town after it becomes legal statewide Jan. 1 for adults to possess and use marijuana recreationally. “Because of the revenue stream it would create, it’s Continue reading Washington – State Keeps Door Open For Retail Marijuana Sales

Washington – AG Files $5.6M Criminal Tax Theft Case Against Owner Of Tacos Guaymas

Washington State Office of the Attorney General  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Mar 9 2018 Largest sales suppression software case ever in Washington state OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed charges against the owner of Tacos Guaymas restaurants for allegedly using “sales Continue reading Washington – AG Files $5.6M Criminal Tax Theft Case Against Owner Of Tacos Guaymas

WASHINGTON – New Law Updates Washington State Tax Requirements For Out-Of-State Businesses

OLYMPIA, Wash. – Last week, Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill that simplifies Washington tax responsibilities for out-of-state sellers without a physical presence in the state. Substitute Senate Bill 5581 immediately removes the requirement for out-of-state businesses without a physical Continue reading WASHINGTON – New Law Updates Washington State Tax Requirements For Out-Of-State Businesses

Washington – State’s Taxes Make It The Worst State To Be Poor. See How It Compares To Others

Poor people in Washington have the worst tax burden in America, according to a new online survey. Financial services website WalletHub conducted a survey of all 50 states, plus Washington, D.C., to determine which states were the best, and which Continue reading Washington – State’s Taxes Make It The Worst State To Be Poor. See How It Compares To Others

Washington – Proposal Under Consideration To Exempt Diapers From Sales Tax

OLYMPIA, Wash. – The cost of diapers is becoming a problem for some Washington families who can’t afford to keep their babies changed and dry. Now the state legislature is offering a plan to help in the form of a tax break. That’s Continue reading Washington – Proposal Under Consideration To Exempt Diapers From Sales Tax

Multi-State – eBay Starts Collecting Sales Tax With More States To Come

eBay announced in October it would begin collecting sales tax in 4 states in 2019 due to new laws that extend the tax collection obligation to marketplaces (known as Marketplace Facilitator laws). Note that online marketplace Etsy had already begun Continue reading Multi-State – eBay Starts Collecting Sales Tax With More States To Come

Minnesota – eBay Adds Minnesota To States For Which It Will Collect Sales Tax

eBay announced today that starting January 1, 2019, the marketplace will start collection sales tax for shipments from remote sellers (out-of-state sellers) going to residents in Minnesota. Minnesota sellers will continue to be responsible for adhering to sales tax collection laws Continue reading Minnesota – eBay Adds Minnesota To States For Which It Will Collect Sales Tax