Another View of Online Sales Tax

Another View of Online Sales Tax

ShareFacebookTwitterLinkedinemail  The most common argument for requiring online merchants to collect sales tax is fairness. Making consumers rather than online merchants responsible for sales tax compliance, the argument goes, gives online merchants an advantage.A...
Sales Tax on Groceries Studied

Sales Tax on Groceries Studied

ShareFacebookTwitterLinkedinemail  A new study has found that taxing groceries can backfire.In many states, sales taxes are not charged on groceries. Groceries are considered necessities, and while definitions can make it hard to tell just what is a taxable good at...
This Is How Sales Tax Gets Complicated

This Is How Sales Tax Gets Complicated

ShareFacebookTwitterLinkedinemail  At some point in the course of sales tax discussions, things seem simple.If something is a necessity, most states agree, it shouldn’t be taxed. So most states don’t tax basic groceries. If you’re buying prepared...
Sales Tax on Services?

Sales Tax on Services?

ShareFacebookTwitterLinkedinemail  Back in the 1930s when state sales taxes were established, shopping was fairly simple, and it was quite separate from buying services.Your great-grandparents would go to the grocer to buy food and take away bags of tangible goods....