Author: Erik Wallin

U.S. Supreme Court lets Colorado sales tax law stand

U.S. Supreme Court lets Colorado sales tax law stand

December 14, 2016, 12:35 am EDT in Blog, Enterprise Sales Tax

Final Disposition of DMA v. Brohl Litigation Could Pave the Way for Vendor Notice Rules.On December 12, 2016 the United States Supreme Court denied certiorari to review the Tenth Circuit’s holding in Direct Marketing Association v. Brohl, No. 12-1175 (10th Cir. Feb. 22, 2016). By denying cert the Court essentially...

New DC PaintCare Fees Complicate U.S. Paint Stewardship Compliance

December 2, 2016, 8:00 am EDT in Blog, In the News

Effective November 1, 2016, the District of Columbia (DC) is imposing a paint recovery fee (also known as a PaintCare fee) on qualifying architectural paint products. This new PaintCare fee will make compliance slightly more difficult for paint retailers accustomed to the current size-based product fee structure. History PaintCare fees are nothing...

Paint Stewardship: A Tax Calculation and Compliance Perspective

March 31, 2015, 2:33 pm EDT in Blog, Indirect Tax

Expanding Paint Stewardship in the U.S. and the imposition of the PaintCare and other Stewardship Fees Product stewardship is a concept where those involved in the production, sale, and purchase of a product take up responsibility to reduce the environmental, health, and safety impact that may be associated with its usage...