MULTI-STATE – 16 States Add Specific Laws Onto Marketplace Sales Tax

16 states have a special provision in their marketplace facilitator laws that put marketplaces on the hook for sales tax collection if the business provides the option to pay with virtual currency to customers, according to Bloomberg Tax data. Marketplace Continue reading MULTI-STATE – 16 States Add Specific Laws Onto Marketplace Sales Tax

Wyoming – NATRONA SALES AND USE TAX COLLECTIONS UP $14 MILLION IN 2019

CASPER, Wyo. — The State of Wyoming’s 4% sales and use tax collections were up 11.8% in fiscal year 2019. That amounts to $80.7 million in additional collections compared with FY 2018. That is according to Jim Robinson,principal economist for Continue reading Wyoming – NATRONA SALES AND USE TAX COLLECTIONS UP $14 MILLION IN 2019

Ohio – Sales Tax Holiday kicks off Friday, August 2, 2019 thru August 4, 2019

Ohio’s sales tax holiday starts this weekend. Ohio is one of 16 states giving families a break. The following items are exempt from sales and use tax: Clothing priced at $75 per item or less; School supplies priced at $20 Continue reading Ohio – Sales Tax Holiday kicks off Friday, August 2, 2019 thru August 4, 2019

MAINE – MRS Announces Tax Payer Service Hours

As previously announced in the June Tax Alert, MRS is changing taxpayer telephone services beginning August 1, 2019, to better serve the needs of Maine taxpayers and tax professionals. Below is a summary of taxpayer services provided by MRS and Continue reading MAINE – MRS Announces Tax Payer Service Hours

MAINE – MRS Petition For Reconsideration Form Revised

MRS has revised its Petition for Reconsideration form which should be used when a taxpayer would like MRS to reconsider certain determinations with which the taxpayer disagrees. The revised form is available on the MRS website at www.maine.gov/revenue/forms (click on Continue reading MAINE – MRS Petition For Reconsideration Form Revised

Multistate – WAYFAIR & THE ECONOMIC NEXUS IMPACT ON ART DEALERS

A common misconception about the Wayfair ruling is that it only affects online sales or e-commerce businesses. Unfortunately, this is not the case. Any business that ships or performs services remotely into a state is subject to the new economic Continue reading Multistate – WAYFAIR & THE ECONOMIC NEXUS IMPACT ON ART DEALERS

South Dakota – South Dakota state government achieved most of 2019 budget surplus from savings

Terwilliger said the 2019 budget didn’t reflect any additional sales and use tax revenue from remote sellers and marketplaces that use the Internet to sell products and services to South Dakota. The state law requiring remote sellers to report their Continue reading South Dakota – South Dakota state government achieved most of 2019 budget surplus from savings

MULTI STATE – Wayfair V.S. South Dakota Ruling Impacts remote Commerce Laws

More than 35 states have introduced bills or passed laws over the last year that would permit the collection of sales and use tax on remote transactions previously excluded from state taxation. Recognizing the novel attributes of internet commerce, these Continue reading MULTI STATE – Wayfair V.S. South Dakota Ruling Impacts remote Commerce Laws

Multi-State – Online Sales Taxes: Will Every State Tax Out-Of-State Sellers By End Of 2019?

There are 45 states (plus Washington, D.C.) that have a general sales tax, and almost all of them require out-of-state sellers that do a certain amount of business in the state to collect and remit sales/use tax. How long before Continue reading Multi-State – Online Sales Taxes: Will Every State Tax Out-Of-State Sellers By End Of 2019?

Pennsylvania – Has A Surplus, And Lots Of Budget Patches, Too

In Pennsylvania, good fiscal times may not necessarily mean good fiscal condition. The rage in the state Capitol right now is the surplus that state government rolled up in the almost-ended fiscal year, helped by unexpectedly strong corporate and sales Continue reading Pennsylvania – Has A Surplus, And Lots Of Budget Patches, Too