Online Sales Tax Disappoints

States were understandably excited when the Supreme Court decided to allow them to force sales tax compliance for remote sellers.  The National Conference of State Legislatures said that states were leaving a lot of money on the table -- the taxes on...
What’s in a Phrase?

Sales tax compliance is complicated -- and sometimes it's a matter of definition. For example, bags of Twix bars sold in the cookie aisle in some states are not considered candy, while the same Twix bars sold individually with candy bars at the register...

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Sales Tax Holidays: Good or Bad?

Sales tax holidays in 16 states are bringing Back to School shoppers to malls and Big Box stores. And it's not just Back to School, with savings on clothing and supplies. Other states have small business tax specials, sales tax free purchases for the...

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How Post-Wayfair Sales Tax Laws Affect eBay

Devin Wenig, CEO of eBay, says his concerns about the new, post-Wayfair sales tax situation have turned out to be all too true. “One emerging challenge for our small business sellers in the US is the rapidly evolving landscape for internet sales tax,"...

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Pennsylvania Celebrates Online Sales Tax

The Supreme Court decision known as Wayfair allowed states to force online sellers to collect and file sales taxes, even if they have no physical presence in the state. It's been a rocky road for some states, but Pennsylvania is feeling pretty good...

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Colorado Sales Tax Update

Colorado has had some challenges as the legislature tries to work out the details of sales tax for remote sellers. They actually had to back off and reschedule their changes. As of June 1, 2019, however, remote sellers with revenue from Colorado of...

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Objection to Texas Sales Tax Exemption

The University of Texas at Austin has published an objection to the planned threshold for Texas remote seller sales tax collection.
While many states have set the bar at $100,000 or $200,000 in revenue per year, Texas will only require remote sel…

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