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Avalara CRUSH19 gives developers a voice in shaping product success

Now in its fourth year, CRUSH provides a forum for developers to join the conversation about where transaction tax compliance technology is headed....Continued

Why did the taxpayer cross the road? Wacky Tax Wednesday

Special districts in Kansas usually cover very specific address ranges: The rate in effect at odd-numbered addresses on a street may be different from the rate in effect at even-numbered addresses. ...Continued

Massachusetts sales tax: common and unusual exemptions

Known for its historic landmarks and universities, as well as its vacation-friendly seaside villages and local cuisine, another thing Massachusetts has long been known for is its tax climate....Continued

Colorado and Connecticut to tax remote sales starting December 1

New sales tax requirements for out-of-state sellers take effect in Colorado and Connecticut on December 1, 2018. New sourcing rules in Colorado will also affect in-state sellers. ...Continued

You can now pay your Ohio taxes with bitcoin

Ohio taxpayers can now pay more than 20 taxes, including sales and use tax, with bitcoin....Continued

Out-of-state marketplace sellers and facilitators must collect Connecticut sales tax starting December 1

Without exception, every marketplace meeting the economic nexus threshold will be held liable for tax on sales into Connecticut starting December 1. ...Continued

The tortoise and the hare: Economic nexus in California and San Francisco

As the state of California slowly moves toward taxing remote sales, San Francisco rushes past with a tax on businesses with no physical presence in the city. ...Continued

Portland and San Francisco slap special taxes on big businesses

Voters in San Francisco, California, and Portland, Oregon, have approved new taxes on large sellers, effective January 1, 2019. Could this be a harbinger of trends to come?...Continued

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 handle sales tax on shipping: A state-by-state guide

The holidays are the busiest time of year for most retailers, and they typically involve an enormous amount of shipping. This state-by-state guide reveals which states tax delivery charges....Continued