Michigan – House OKs Taxes On Out-Of-State Online Retailers

Many out-of-state websites that facilitate online sales in Michigan would have to collect and remit the 6 percent sales tax under legislation approved unanimously Wednesday by the state House. The bills, which were referred to the Senate for consideration next, Continue reading Michigan – House OKs Taxes On Out-Of-State Online Retailers

California – New Laws Increase Tax Responsibilities Of Some Companies

With the flurry of action at the end of the recent state legislative session, it is easy to overlook two laws that are having significant impacts on businesses statewide as well as the accountants they work with. Assembly Bill 147 Continue reading California – New Laws Increase Tax Responsibilities Of Some Companies

MULTI STATE – Meeting New Economic Nexus Tax Collection Obligation

As of last year, companies may be required to collect sales and use tax, even without physical nexus in a state, if it conducts a certain amount of business there.R Make sure you have a process in place to meet Continue reading MULTI STATE – Meeting New Economic Nexus Tax Collection Obligation

NEW HAMPSHIRE – Wayfair Ruling May Have Impact On Small And Large Businesses

When New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu signed a bill last month to help the state grapple with the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Wayfair ruling, the measure had bipartisan support in the Legislature. The retail community, on the other Continue reading NEW HAMPSHIRE – Wayfair Ruling May Have Impact On Small And Large Businesses

Rhode Island – Republicans Try In Vain To Protect Trigger For Sales-Tax Cut

Republicans fought to protect a state law mandating a half-percentage-point cut in the state’s 7% sales tax Friday as the Rhode Island House deliberated on the state budget for next year. The 2011 law included a trigger to cut the Continue reading Rhode Island – Republicans Try In Vain To Protect Trigger For Sales-Tax Cut

Alabama – Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday Set For July 9-21

This year’s back-to-school sales tax holiday is scheduled for July 19-21. People shopping between 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 19, and midnight on Sunday, July 21, will not have to pay state sales and use taxes and some local sales Continue reading Alabama – Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday Set For July 9-21

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

Nebraska – Online Sales Tax Bill Moves Ahead; Property Tax Talks Loom

The Legislature’s Revenue Committee on Thursday sent a bill to the floor to provide for collection of state sales taxes already owed for online purchases and prepared to launch property tax discussions early next month.  The amended proposal (LB284) introduced Continue reading Nebraska – Online Sales Tax Bill Moves Ahead; Property Tax Talks Loom