Enterprise Sales Tax

No More Loopholes: Amazon officially collects sales tax in every state that requires it.

No More Loopholes: Amazon officially collects sales tax in every state that requires it. But why?

March 24, 2017, 2:15 pm EDT in Blog, Enterprise Sales Tax

Amazon sellers will now have to collect and remit sales tax in every state in which it is required. What are the business implications?Amazon completed its 180-degree turn on sales tax policy this week, agreeing to voluntarily collect sales and use tax in every state that imposes such requirements. While...

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Sales Tax Legislation in Wyoming and Utah – Has Nexus Reached Its Tipping Point?

February 27, 2017, 12:00 pm EDT in Blog, Enterprise Sales Tax

Proposed bills and rules around nexus are being discussed and debated in state capitals across the country.The evolution of ecommerce continues to place pressure on the nexus standard. As states search for avenues to collect and remit tax, businesses face expanded sales tax compliance responsibilities.With recent proposed legislation, both Utah...

Top 5 Filing Challenges: Webinar recap and attendee responses

Top 5 Filing Challenges: Webinar Recap and Attendee Responses

February 23, 2017, 4:20 pm EDT in Blog, Enterprise Sales Tax

In our most recent Tax Tuesday webinar, Ashley Brody and I took a hard look at the most common filing challenges facing today’s manufacturers.  We described the trends that we hear about every day from tax professionals and recommended some best practices for staying on top of rapidly changing filing...

Milwaukee County, Wisconsin applies exposition tax to prepared foods.

Wisconsin’s Milwaukee County Applies “Exposition Tax” on Prepared Food

February 10, 2017, 12:00 pm EDT in Blog, Enterprise Sales Tax

The City of Milwaukee created the “Wisconsin Center Tax District” for the purpose of acquiring and managing exposition center facilities. This local exposition district adopted several taxes to fund these facilities.Some examples of the newly-imposed taxes include a 0.5 percent food and beverage tax, a 2.5 percent basic room...

Remote sellers can plan for pending legislation on sales tax

Remote Sellers: What You Can Do to Prepare for Pending Legislation

February 6, 2017, 4:40 pm EDT in Blog, Enterprise Sales Tax

Tax reporting rules for remote sellers may change if Congress approves pending federal legislation. Sellers should prepare for the potential impacts of these changes. How Remote Sellers Can Prepare for Pending Sales Tax Legislation States are struggling to capture lost sales tax revenue, but many have made attempts to change existing rules...

Arizona Simplifies Consolidates Sales Tax Reporting

Arizona simplifies, consolidates sales tax reporting

January 4, 2017, 10:44 am EDT in Blog, Enterprise Sales Tax

In a perpetually evolving tax landscape, tax administrators are constantly pushing the traditional bounds of the collection responsibility of taxpayer.  The most recent developments are set against the backdrop of the current “physical presence” standard and state and federal attempts to repeal or overturn the Supreme Court case of Quill...

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...

The U.S. election brought changes to many states’ tax rules

2016 Election Overview: new taxes, changes in existing rates and restrictions on implementation of new taxes

November 10, 2016, 5:44 pm EDT in Blog, Enterprise Sales Tax

Tuesday, November 8th was Election Day in the United States. Federal, state and local offices and ballot questions brought millions of American’s to the polls. As with every election there were results that were expected, some surprises and many changes that will impact the business community in the coming years.Sovos...