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U.S. Supreme Court ruling could thwart state attempts to block other states' remote sales tax laws

A recent Supreme Court decision could make it harder for a state to shield businesses from an obligation to collect sales tax in another state. ...Continued

Marketplace facilitators to collect single sales tax rate on behalf of sellers in Texas

Texas may soon require marketplace facilitators to collect sales tax and establish a single local sales and use tax rate....Continued

Oklahoma mixes new economic nexus law with old reporting option for marketplace facilitators

Oklahoma is poised to mix and match old and new remote seller sales tax laws....Continued

Marketplace facilitators to collect Indiana sales tax on behalf of sellers

Indiana will require marketplace facilitators to collect sales tax on behalf of third-party sellers starting July 1, 2019....Continued

South Carolina clarifies sales tax obligations for remote sellers and marketplaces

A new law gives weight to a SC Department of Revenue ruling requiring remote sellers and marketplaces to collect sales tax. ...Continued

California changes sales tax economic nexus threshold, taxes marketplace providers

The sales and use tax collection requirements that took affect for both in-state and out-of-state sellers in California on April 1, 2019, have changed....Continued

Dealing with sales tax in sales tax-free states

You may have to contend with sales tax even if you're based in a sales tax-free state like Alaska or Oregon....Continued

What is Streamlined Sales Tax, and why should you care?

If you’re a business faced with collecting sales tax in multiple states, it could be worth your while to learn about Streamlined Sales Tax....Continued

Congress moves to restrict states’ ability to tax remote sales, again

Congress periodically tries to restrict states' right to tax remote sales. Its latest effort is the Online Sales Simplicity and Small Business Relief Act....Continued

Marketplaces to collect sales tax on behalf of their sellers in 11 more states, and counting

In states with a marketplace law, marketplace providers are responsible for sales tax on all sales made through the platform. ...Continued