Internet sales tax

Hungry for sales tax revenue, Ohio to tax remote vendors that use internet cookies

Ohio is the second state to impose a tax obligation on remote internet sellers that use cookies to foster sales. The Massachusetts cookie tax crumbled....Continued

Alabama’s new sales tax rules for remote sellers

Alabama amended its Simplified Sellers Use Tax Program, which facilitates sales tax compliance for remote retailers with no physical presence in Alabama....Continued

Massachusetts swallows tax on internet cookies … for now

Massachusetts revoked its new tax on internet vendors before it took effect July 1. Now the state is working to create a new and improved online sales tax....Continued

Vermont enacts law to increase use tax compliance

Beginning July 1, 2017, Vermont will require certain non-collecting remote sellers to provide use tax notices to the Department of Taxes....Continued

Puerto Rico to require use tax notification and reporting, July 2017

Puerto Rico to impose use tax notification and reporting requirements on non-collecting remote vendors as of July 1, 2017....Continued

Maine to tax out-of-state sellers

Certain out-of-state sellers may soon be requires to collect and remit Maine sales and use tax under the state's new economic nexus law....Continued

North Carolina considers remote sales tax legislation

The North Carolina Legislature is looking to increase its tax from remote sales, but like many states, it’s caught between a rock and a hard place....Continued

Congressional attempt to restrict state actions in interstate commerce

Like its predecessor, the No Regulation Without Representation Act of 2017 permits a state to tax or regulate a person’s activities in interstate commerce only when “such person is physically present ...Continued

Minnesota to broaden nexus, tax marketplace providers

Minnesota has enacted the nation’s first tax on marketplace providers and expanded the definition of what it means to do business in the state....Continued

Massachusetts new internet seller tax challenged

Massachusetts is being sued by internet and catalog sellers over its new requirement that large out-of-state vendors collect sales or use tax....Continued