Gail Cole began researching and writing about sales tax for Avalara in 2012 and has been fascinated with it ever since. She has a penchant for uncovering unusual tax facts, and endeavors to make complex sales tax laws more digestible for both experts and laypeople.
Jan 26, 2018 | Gail Cole
Many states struggle with the vexing problem of how to tax software as a service. Indiana is looking to clarify its policy in the coming years.
Jan 25, 2018 | Gail Cole
While all states penalize businesses for late and incorrect sales tax returns, close to 30 incentivize timely filing by offering a sales tax filing discount to businesses that file returns and remit payments by the due date.
Jan 24, 2018 | Gail Cole
Some astoundingly specific sales tax line items often make it into state budget proposals.
Jan 23, 2018 | Gail Cole
Amazon has agreed to disclose the identities of Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) sellers with inventory in Massachusetts to the Massachusetts Department of Revenue by Jan. 26, 2018. What's the fallout for affected sellers?
Jan 22, 2018 | Gail Cole
New York looks to tax sales by out-of-state marketplace sellers.
Jan 17, 2018 | Gail Cole
Only some classifications of cities in Missouri are entitled to levy a sales tax.
Jan 15, 2018 | Gail Cole
Like Amazon, Etsy is now collecting and remitting sales tax on behalf of its marketplace sellers in Washington state. As a result, neither company has to comply with the state's new use tax notice and reporting requirements.
Jan 12, 2018 | Gail Cole
The Supreme Court of the United States has agreed to consider a case that has the potential to change how states can tax sales by ecommerce merchants and other out-of-state sellers.
Jan 10, 2018 | Gail Cole
You can tell a lot about a state from its taxes, though it’s not always clear exactly what. Consider bail bond tax, potato development tax, and telecommunications tax for the deaf.
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