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Checkout at one register and a sale is exempt; use another and it’s taxable – Wacky Tax Wednesday

In Massachusetts, what’s allowed through the checkout line can impact the taxability of all sales made at that register. ...Continued

Wayfair turns 2, but survey shows many businesses still unaware of economic nexus

According to a recent survey, many retailers are unaware of economic nexus laws requiring out-of-state sellers to collect and remit sales tax....Continued

May Roundup: Sales tax laws you need to know

While you focus on your business, we stay on top of legislative and policy changes that can affect your sales tax compliance....Continued

Retail’s new reality: Digital-first, fluid, and agile

New report shows how technology can help create a better customer experience....Continued

Washington recognizes “tax gap between genders,” exempts tampons

Feminine hygiene products are exempt from Washington sales tax starting July 1, 2020....Continued

5 states considering marketplace facilitator legislation

Marketplace facilitators are liable for sales tax on third-party sales in all but five states — all of which now have marketplace facilitator legislation in the pipeline....Continued

What our data has to say about COVID-19’s impact on consumer spending in March

Avalara sees transaction data for thousands of customers around the world. We started exploring our data to understand the impact of COVID-19 on our customers, and unearthed interesting insights....Continued

Taxing Santa Claus – Wacky Tax Wednesday

Santa and others in North Pole, Alaska, could soon have to pay sales tax when they shop online. ...Continued

It’s time to renew your Arizona TPT license

All businesses that have an Arizona Transaction Privilege Tax license must renew it by the end of the year. ...Continued

Sales tax updates in North Carolina

Sales tax exemptions are extended, and the definition of "gross sales" is amended....Continued