Federal Sales Tax Exemption Passes the House

Multi-State: The House of Representatives passed House Bill 622 April 16, 2015. The bill would make certain state and local sales taxes deductions permanent.  These tax breaks typically expire each year and are renewed at the last minute by Congress.  As previous House bills continue to renew the majority of the 55 tax extensions, Congress…


The Marketplace Fairness Act is Back!

MULTI-STATE: Online retailers will have a few changes to their sales tax laws if the Marketplace Fairness Act is approved. A bipartisan group of senators introduced the bill on Tuesday (3/10/15). The Marketplace Fairness Act of 2015 would give states the option to require out-of-state businesses, such as those selling online or through catalogs, to collect and use taxes already owed under state law the same way local businesses do. It relies on the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement among states.