Internet sales tax


Utah Lawmakers Urge Federal Lawmakers to Act on Remote Sales Tax

Utah lawmakers have remote sales tax on the mind. Urging federal lawmakers to act The Utah legislature has approved S.J.R 6, a Joint Resolution Urging Congress to Support Equity and Sale...Continued

MFA, Resurrected

Updated, 4.14.2015: The text of the Marketplace Fairness Act of 2015 is available. See S 698. Spring is close at hand, even though snow continues to fall upon the East Coast at an alarming rate...Continued

Supreme Court: Let Lawsuit over Colorado’s Internet Tax Law Proceed

Colorado residents owe use tax when they purchase taxable goods for use or storage in Colorado without paying nexus with the state (Amazon.com leaps to mind). In Colorado as in other states, use t...Continued

Michigan: New Tax Requirements for Out-of-State Sellers

On October 1, 2015, Michigan will become the 23rd state to impose sales and use tax on out-of-state sellers. To help those sellers adjust to the new tax landscape, the Michigan Department of Taxat...Continued

Tennessee Governor Seeks Level Sales Tax Playing Field

In his 2015 State of the State Address, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam told listeners that state revenue collections declined sharply in 2014. He chalked this up to the “natural volatility of busi...Continued

Arizona: Online Sales Tax Could Lead to Income Tax Rate Reduction

Federal lawmakers seem no closer to passing internet sales tax legislation than they have ever been. The Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 (MFA) is still languishing in the House after being approv...Continued

Amazon to Collect Illinois Sales Tax, February 2015

It was bound to happen eventually, and now it has. Amazon.com will collect Illinois sales tax beginning February 1, 2015. There are two good reasons for the company to do so. On January 1, ...Continued

State Lawmakers Strongly Oppose Proposed Online Sales Tax Bill

  The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) is very much in favor of a federal solution to untaxed remote sales. However, the organization strongly opposes the Online Sales Simplific...Continued

Illinois Remote Sales Tax: Here, Gone, and Here Again

Update 01.23.2014: Amazon will begin collecting tax on Illinois sales February 1, 2015. In 2012, Illinois lost more than $1 billion in unpaid sales tax on remote sales, according to the Nationa...Continued

Michigan’s New Amazon Tax Law Takes Effect October 2015

It’s official. Numerous Internet retailers will have to start collecting Michigan sales tax on October 1, 2015. Michigan is the 23rd state in the union to enact such a law. Governor Rick Snyder...Continued