Multi-State – Navigating State Sales Tax

Growing security businesses that venture beyond their state borders are faced with complicated rules for charging taxes on goods and services Ever since the Supreme Court ruled that physical presence in a state is no longer the sole requisite for Continue reading Multi-State – Navigating State Sales Tax

Multi-State – What’s Next in the World of Sales Tax

It’s been said that nothing motivates accountants more than legislation and, more specifically, the need to comply. Nothing is more clear about this statement than what we’ve seen, and will see, in sales tax. Attending a conference like Avalara Crush, Continue reading Multi-State – What’s Next in the World of Sales Tax

California – Small Retailers Who Sold Through Amazon Are Facing A Tax Time Bomb

Online sales have taken over a growing percentage of the U.S. retail market, accounting for about $1 out of every $7 spent by consumers. But through much of that rise, online sellers had an unfair advantage over brick-and-mortar retailers: They Continue reading California – Small Retailers Who Sold Through Amazon Are Facing A Tax Time Bomb

Pennsylvania – State Sees Online Sales Taxes Soar After Court Ruling

HARRISBURG, PA. Pennsylvania is getting an unexpected windfall as internet sales tax revenues are coming in at a rate of nearly four times what had been projected for the current fiscal year. The state estimated about $50 million from the Continue reading Pennsylvania – State Sees Online Sales Taxes Soar After Court Ruling

Multi-State – Are You Liable For Your Customers’ Sales Taxes?

Tax laws, particularly those regulating e-Commerce and sales tax, have suddenly become a lot more complicated. Last year’s Supreme Court decision on South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. changed the entire landscape of sales tax regulations. Changes in the interpretation of Continue reading Multi-State – Are You Liable For Your Customers’ Sales Taxes?

Rhode Island – Political Scene: Does Internet Revenue Boost Justify A Sales Tax Cut?

Lawmakers rejected most of then-Gov. Lincoln Chafee’s tax plans in 2011, but got behind one of his concepts in their annual budget — a future sales tax rate cut if the state were ever allowed to tax internet sales from Continue reading Rhode Island – Political Scene: Does Internet Revenue Boost Justify A Sales Tax Cut?

Multi-State – eBay Cites Federal Move On Sales Tax Issue

eBay said Friday it was working to comply with new sales tax laws popping up around the country. Although it said Congress was working on a bill, eBay was not hopeful of passage of federal legislation. eBay cited one Congessional Continue reading Multi-State – eBay Cites Federal Move On Sales Tax Issue

Colorado – Overhaul Of Online Sales Tax System In Works

A bill that would etch controversial rule changes to Colorado’s sales tax collection framework into law received unanimous support from the House Finance Committee on Thursday, April 11. It will now head to the Appropriations Committee as its sponsors race Continue reading Colorado – Overhaul Of Online Sales Tax System In Works

Arizona – State’s Messy Tax System Hampers Small Businesses Battling Online Retailers For Tax Fairness

PHOENIX – Arizona small business owners are fighting for sales tax equality with online retailers, similar to 39 other states trying to collect taxes on goods that consumers buy online. But experts said Arizona’s tax system complicates the situation. A bill Continue reading Arizona – State’s Messy Tax System Hampers Small Businesses Battling Online Retailers For Tax Fairness

California – California May Require Marketplace Facilitators To Collect Tax For Sellers, Increase Small Seller Exception

Update 3.6.2019: AB 147 sailed through today’s Appropriations Committee hearing. Several people praised the bill and no one opposed it.  California is on track to enforce remote sales tax collection starting April 1, 2019, as required by a California Department of Continue reading California – California May Require Marketplace Facilitators To Collect Tax For Sellers, Increase Small Seller Exception