Missouri Inches Toward Economic Nexus

Missouri will become the last state with a sales tax to enact economic or “Wayfair” nexus with the passage of S.B. 153/97, imposing a use tax collection requirement for remote sellers. This ends an almost three-year saga started with the landmark Supreme Court South Dakota v. Wayfair Inc. in 2018. Wayfair overturned the “physical presence” requirement for collection of sales tax by remote…


South Carolina—Sales and Use Tax: Taxability of Extended Warranties and Inventory Withdrawals Explained

South Carolina: The sale of an optional extended warranty in conjunction with the retail sale of the taxpayer’s medical equipment, is included in gross proceeds of sale for purposes of South Carolina sales tax. However, the sale of an optional extended warranty not in conjunction with the retail sale of equipment, is not taxable. When…


Louisiana—Sales and Use Tax: Taxpayer Entitled to Refund on Purchase of Caustic

LOUISIANA : A taxpayer was not required to remit Louisiana sales and use tax on its purchase of sodium hydroxide (caustic) because the taxpayer used the caustic as a pollution control device system (PCDS) at its manufacturing facility. Generally, for sales and use tax purposes the term sale at retail does not include the sale…