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

NEW YORK – Sales Tax Economic Nexus Update

Since the United States Supreme Court’s decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, 585 U.S. ___ (2018), on June 21, 2018, state governments have been rapidly rewriting their rules to impose economic nexus (as opposed to physical presence) standards for sales and Continue reading NEW YORK – Sales Tax Economic Nexus Update

MULTI STATE – New Sales Tax Rules Take Effect This Week In More Than A Dozen States

If you made a purchase on the internet yesterday, you might have noticed something different: sales tax. Changes in sales tax compliance laws for remote sellers and marketplace facilitators in more than a dozen states kicked in beginning October 1, Continue reading MULTI STATE – New Sales Tax Rules Take Effect This Week In More Than A Dozen States

KANSAS – Policy For Online Sales Tax Is Declared Invalid

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has issued a legal opinion declaring that a new and aggressive state policy for taxing online sales is invalid. Top Republicans in the GOP-controlled Legislature immediately demanded Monday that Democratic governor Laura Kelly require the Continue reading KANSAS – Policy For Online Sales Tax Is Declared Invalid