Wisconsin- Can’t Use Booming Online Sales Tax Revenue to Help State Budget

While Wisconsin looks to dig its way out of the financial crater of the COVID-19 pandemic, it won’t be able to tap into sales tax revenue collected from online retail, one of the only thriving sectors of the economy. That’s Continue reading Wisconsin- Can’t Use Booming Online Sales Tax Revenue to Help State Budget

Kansas- Marketplace Facilitator, Nexus Amendments H.B. 2657

AN ACT concerning taxation; relating to sales and compensating use taxes; requiring collection and remittance by marketplace facilitators; nexus; amending K.S.A. 79-3702 and repealing the existing section. H.B. 2537 proposes a remote sales threshold of $100,000 in 2020, but it’s Continue reading Kansas- Marketplace Facilitator, Nexus Amendments H.B. 2657

Missouri – Missouri’s Lack of E-commerce Use Tax Means Missing out on Revenue from Items Sold Online April 24, 2020

As Missouri moves to reopen the state’s economy while still respecting social distancing measures related to the COVID-19 pandemic, city and county government leaders warn of dire financial problems due to Missouri’s lack of an e-commerce use tax. Callaway County Continue reading Missouri – Missouri’s Lack of E-commerce Use Tax Means Missing out on Revenue from Items Sold Online April 24, 2020

ALASKA – State Or Local, Internet Sales Taxes Harm E-Commerce

The Wayfair decision upturned decades of sales tax laws and opens the floodgates for a torrent of new sales taxes that states can impose on online businesses and consumers. In response to the decision, Alaska local governments are considering a new planthat would Continue reading ALASKA – State Or Local, Internet Sales Taxes Harm E-Commerce

California – Back Taxes For Online Sales?

The tax landscape for online sales just got more confusing — again. Despite signing on to a U.S. Supreme Court amicus brief stating otherwise, California is now retroactively seeking sales tax from out-of-state online merchants, going back as far as Continue reading California – Back Taxes For Online Sales?

Michigan – House OKs taxes on out-of-state online retailers

LANSING (AP) — 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 Continue reading Michigan – House OKs taxes on out-of-state online retailers

Florida – Considers Forcing Collection Of Tax From Online Sales

 A bill moving through the state’s Senate which would require online sellers to collect sales tax from Floridians and submit it to the state has cleared another hurdle. On Tuesday, the Senate Commerce and Tourism Committee unanimously approved it. Republican Continue reading Florida – Considers Forcing Collection Of Tax From Online Sales

MULTI STATE – More States Enacting Internet Sales Taxes

Just everyone knows about the “Amazon tax,” which allows sales taxes to be collected on purchases over the internet from companies like Amazon. But now, states are taking this one step farther, imposing “marketplace” and “remote seller” taxes that allow Continue reading MULTI STATE – More States Enacting Internet Sales Taxes

MULTI STATE – Navigating New Sales Tax Rules In The Era Of Online Shopping

Last year, the U.S. Supreme Court upended the traditional rules of sales tax collection when it decided the case South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc.  “This decision, and the states’ reaction to it, have turned sales tax law upside down and Continue reading MULTI STATE – Navigating New Sales Tax Rules In The Era Of Online Shopping

Multi-State – Wayfair Court Case Marks A Game-Changer For Legal Cannabis

When most consumers think of Wayfair Inc, it is in terms of furniture and home goods, but Wayfair has now made its way into the cannabis sector. Wayfair refers to the U.S. Supreme Court case, South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., in which the Continue reading Multi-State – Wayfair Court Case Marks A Game-Changer For Legal Cannabis