202110.06
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TX- City of Farmers Branch Sues TX State Comptroller of Public Accounts

Texas: In September, the City of Farmers Branch joined partner cities in a lawsuit against the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts to delay, modify or rescind proposed changes to local sales tax collection rules expected to effect October 1, 2021. The 2018 United States Supreme Court decision, South Dakota versus Wayfair, Inc., allowed states to…

202109.29
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CA—Sales & Use Tax: Taxpayer Obligated to Collect Tax Because It Held Certificate of Registration

CA: An out-of-state online retailer’s petition for redetermination of its obligation to collect California sales and use tax was denied because the taxpayer, by applying for and maintaining a valid certificate of registration, assumed a responsibility to collect tax. In this matter, the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration determined that the taxpayer was…

202106.30
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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…

202104.07
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Alaska Jurisdictions Combine to Establish States First Nexus

ALASKA: The Alaska Remote Seller Sales Tax Commission has approved its “Remote Seller Sales Tax Code & Common Definitions” that would apply to local municipalities in Alaska that choose to adopt it. The code accommodates the individual rates and exemptions of multiple local jurisdictions within Alaska, with single-level, statewide administration. Under the code, remote sellers and marketplace…

202002.26
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Navigating Sales in a Post-Wayfair Environment

Multistate – Almost two years after the Supreme Court’s Wayfair decision, most companies know by now that states can require remote sellers with no physical presence to collect sales tax. The taxability of specific items and sales tax exemptions vary by state, so many companies are struggling to determine which items to collect tax on and…