North Dakota – Commemorating the Second Anniversary of the Wayfair Decision

For Immediate Release: June 16, 2020 Two years ago this week the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of the states in the landmark case, “South Dakota Department of Revenue versus Wayfair, Inc.” The case, originally brought by South Dakota Continue reading North Dakota – Commemorating the Second Anniversary of the Wayfair Decision

Multistate – How the Wayfair Decision Sparked a Digital Transformation in Tax

The Wayfair decision changed the landscape of state sales tax and made compliance much more difficult for all sizes of businesses.  Two years have passed since the South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. Supreme Court ruling granted states the ability to impose sales tax obligations Continue reading Multistate – How the Wayfair Decision Sparked a Digital Transformation in Tax

Nevada – Economic shutdown wiped out sales tax gains in Nevada

The economic shutdown in March wiped out eight months of gains in taxable sales. Legislative Counsel Bureau economist Russ Guindon said taxable sales were up 6.1 percent — $481 million — from July 1 through February of this fiscal year. Continue reading Nevada – Economic shutdown wiped out sales tax gains in Nevada

Texas – The Days Of Escaping Sales Taxes By Shopping Online Are Over

Avoiding sales taxes by shopping online is going to get a lot tougher next week. The Texas Legislature fixed a loophole in the last session that dates back to the days when interstate commerce by regular folks was not a Continue reading Texas – The Days Of Escaping Sales Taxes By Shopping Online Are Over

Washington – Seattle Building Houses For Homeless With Sales Tax Collections

Last week, King County Council passed a resolution that will allow it to invest about $100 million from the state’s sales and use tax into affordable housing over the next 20 years. https://m.seattlepi.com/news/article/Seattle-to-transfer-land-to-build-more-affordable-14419718.php

Mulitstate – Arkansas ties for No. 1 in sales-tax ranking; rounding takes total levies to 9.47%

A consumer buying items around Tennessee and Arkansas won’t notice much difference in the overall sales taxes paid. Thanks to rounding, Arkansas and Tennessee have the highest combined state and local sales-tax rates among the 50 states, according to the Continue reading Mulitstate – Arkansas ties for No. 1 in sales-tax ranking; rounding takes total levies to 9.47%

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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

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

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