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Economy, profits have small business owners feeling optimistic

The Small Business Optimism Index of the National Federation of Independent Business reached its highest level ever in April 2018. ...Continued

Hawaii taxes out-of-state sellers as of July 1, 2018

Hawaii says it is enforcing its economic nexus law beginning July 1, 2018....Continued

The CRUSH Files: CRUSH 2019 heads to the West Coast

Watch as Avalara CEO and cofounder Scott McFarlane shares his excitement and announces the location of our next annual CRUSH conference....Continued

Business as usual in Massachusetts after Supreme Court ruling on sales tax

Massachusetts says its internet vendor sales tax regulation is not affected by the Supreme Court ruling on South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. ...Continued

Vermont to require remote sellers to collect sales tax starting July 1, 2018

Remote sellers that do a certain amount of business in Vermont must register with the state and collect and remit sales and use tax starting July 1, 2018....Continued

Louisiana sales tax changes: state rate, exemptions, and tax on remote retailers

New sales tax revenue will help keep Louisiana from tumbling over the fiscal cliff....Continued

States react to Supreme Court repeal of physical presence rule

The Supreme Court overruled the physical presence standard, opening the door for states to tax sales by out-of-state businesses. States prepare to act....Continued

Netflix taxes coming soon to a screen near you

Tax laws are being adapted to account for newer technologies, like streaming services....Continued

States to watch in the wake of the South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. Supreme Court ruling

SCOTUS has found Quill's physical presence rule to be "unsound and incorrect." How will this decision impact your sales tax obligations in other states?...Continued

Supreme Court rules that South Dakota can tax sales by out-of-state sellers

The Supreme Court of the United States has ruled in favor of South Dakota in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. The state is now free to tax out-of-state sellers....Continued