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Sales tax on software: a visual guide by state

In the U.S., there are many different ways to tax software based on a host of distinct categories. See which states tax your products, and which don’t, with our software taxability map. It may surprise you.

2017 BigCommerce holiday season hacks

With the holiday season approaching, it’s time to get your ecommerce game plan set and ready. How do you win on BigCommerce? Find out a few useful hacks.

3 sales tax triggers for your growing software company

Find out how three common growth activities may have surprising impacts on your software company’s sales tax obligations, and why it’s important to plan for nexus in advance.

Online marketplace seller tax amnesty deadline extended

The application period for the online marketplace seller voluntary disclosure initiative has been extended. It will now close Nov. 1, 2017.

Who should collect tax on marketplace sales?

The question of who should collect the tax on marketplace transactions is deeply divisive. Some argue the marketplace providers are liable, others say the tax should be collected by marketplace sellers themselves.

A simpler sales tax for bakeries – Wacky Tax Wednesday

Savoring a tasty treat is one of life’s simple pleasures, but in many states, there’s nothing simple about the taxability of baked goods.

MTC considers extending online marketplace seller tax amnesty program

On Oct. 11, the Nexus Committee of the Multistate Tax Commission will meet to discuss the possibility of extending the online marketplace seller tax amnesty program. The application period is currently set to close Oct. 17.

Tax musings on National Taco Day – Wacky Tax Wednesday

Sales and use tax laws often rely heavily on definitions. What makes a taco a taco? And is it taxable or exempt?

Massachusetts wants Amazon to identify marketplace sellers

Massachusetts is boldly going where few states have gone before: after Amazon marketplace sellers. Its mission: increase tax collections from internet sales.

How you take your coffee may affect its taxability – Wacky Tax Wednesday

The history of coffee takes some unexpected turns, but it's not nearly as surprising as the sales tax laws that govern the bitter brew.

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