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Fun food sales tax facts – Wacky Tax Wednesday

In honor of Thanksgiving, here are seven favorite wacky sales tax facts about food....Continued

How to manage exempt online sales

Ecommerce businesses with customers in multiple states may be required to validate exempt sales in multiple states....Continued

Rapid rise of online sales could trigger new sales tax collection requirements for sellers

More holiday shopping than usual will occur online this year because of COVID-19. For some online sellers, that could create new sales tax collection obligations....Continued

Bait and switch: How a marketplace facilitator’s digital swap program can create surprise sales tax liability for sellers – Wacky Tax Wednesday

Although economic nexus and marketplace facilitator laws grab more headlines, they don't trump good old physical presence nexus....Continued

Missouri could tax remote sales, participate (as a nonmember state) in SST

If Missouri participates in the SST as a nonmember state, remote sellers could use SST certified service providers to reduce the burden of sales tax compliance....Continued

Avalara Announces Code-Focused Virtual Event for Developers: Avalara NEXT

Avalara today announced its first code-focused event for global tax compliance designed exclusively for developers — Avalara NEXT....Continued

Kentucky to allow DTC shipments in 2021

Manufacturers can now pre-apply for a license to ship alcohol directly to consumers in Kentucky....Continued

Are you ready for a holiday season like no other? 10 tips for successful selling

With a year like 2020, the holiday shopping season is bound to be unique. Learn what you can do to help your store stand out and succeed....Continued

Four states vote to legalize — and tax — recreational marijuana

Arizona, Montana, New Jersey, and South Dakota join the growing list of states to find a new source of tax revenue by legalizing cannabis....Continued

Could a temporary sales tax exemption save New York restaurants?

Some New York lawmakers think a sales tax holiday for restaurant food and drink would give the suffering industry a much-needed boost....Continued