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How Has the Arkansas Sales Tax Nexus Changed?

Arkansas was one of many states that updated its sales tax nexus after the South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. decision. The Arkansas Legislature enacted Act 822, which required remote sellers and marketplace facilitators to collect and remit sales and use tax. Below, we have highlighted some of the major points of the Arkansas sales tax […]

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India Expands Taxpayer Scope for CTC Invoicing

As expected, and previously announced by the Secretary of Finance in India, the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has now formally issued a Notification stating that e-invoicing will become mandatory for taxpayers with a turnover of 100 Cr. rupees or more from 1 January 2021. Mandate scope expanded On 30 July 2020, […]

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5 Reasons to Attend Sovos’ Insurance and Regulatory Summit

Sovos is the industry leader in U.S. insurance accounting and reporting, education and software. From our expert level instructors, to our industry best-in-class software and support, to our customized high-quality training, Sovos helps you meet your organizational goals. Being the industry leader requires staying ahead of industry changes in insurance accounting and financial reporting.  To […]

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Seven Tips for Choosing a VAT Compliance Managed Service Provider

As discussed in three key reasons to appoint a VAT managed service provider, the demands from tax authorities around the world are only going to become more onerous as they continue to boost economic efficiency, combat fraud and reduce VAT gaps. The demands for more granular tax reporting are increasing and in certain countries, such […]

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The Impact of No Claims Bonuses on Insurance Premium Tax

There are two types of no claims bonus. The first one is a refund of premium at the end of the policy. This happens when, for example, a discount is given if a policyholder doesn’t make a claim on that policy or makes a claim that is smaller than agreed in the policy documents. The […]

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Post-Brexit: Postponed and Deferred Import VAT Accounting in the EU

As the sand of the Brexit transition time drains away, businesses that trade cross border must turn their attention to the treatment of goods post-Brexit. Recently, we discussed postponed import VAT accounting in the UK. This week, we’re turning our attention to postponed import VAT accounting in the EU. Deferred and postponed accounting In theory, […]

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What is the South Dakota Economic Nexus Threshold?

South Dakota helped create a new standard for economic nexus threshold with the groundbreaking South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. decision. Following that case, almost the entire country has followed suit and worked on adjusting how they collect and remit sales tax. Not every state or territory has completely mimicked South Dakota, and remote sellers in […]

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West Virginia Local Option Reform Expands DtC Shipping Availability

A recent law change in West Virginia means that licensed direct-to-consumer (DtC) wine shippers are now able to reach more of the state’s residents. In July, HB 4524 came into effect in West Virginia. Among the many state beverage alcohol provisions affected by this bill was the state’s “local option” rules. These rules allow local […]

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What Does the Minnesota Economic Nexus Mean?

Following the South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. decision, nearly every state started updating their nexus tax laws. The Minnesota economic nexus is just one example of a state adjusting to the Supreme Court case, pushing businesses – in particular remote sellers – to adhere to new regulations. Below, we’ve highlighted some of the major aspects […]

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How Has the Massachusetts Economic Nexus Changed?

Prior to the South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. decision, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts had updated its economic nexus provisions to include economic nexus as well as “cookie nexus,” which allowed internet cookies on customer devices to trigger nexus in a jurisdiction. Since that time, the Massachusetts Department of Revenue updated details on the Massachusetts economic […]

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Is There a Kansas Economic Nexus Sales Tax?

Many states, as well as the District of Columbia, have started implementing economic nexus sales tax laws for out-of-state or remote sellers because of the South Dakota v. Wayfair Inc. decision. The Kansas Department of Revenue initially announced it would tax remote sales. However, the Kansas Attorney General called the policy invalid and the state is […]

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How the Washington State Nexus Sales Tax Works

Prior to the South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. Supreme Court decision, Washington state had already enacted rules for remote sellers and marketplace facilitators on how those businesses must collect and remit sales tax. Washington state nexus sales tax requirements were, however, altered because of the Wayfair case and Washington further adjusted its economic nexus and […]

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The On-premise Challenge Part II: The Cost of Supporting your Tax Engine with Dated Technology

Should we move our tax engine to the cloud or keep it on-premise? This conversation is taking place in many organizations as they assess their approach to sales tax management. In this three-part series, we’ll explore some of the problems IT is working through to maintain on-premise solutions that may not always be visible to […]

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Virtual Recipient Application Makes Sending an E-Delivery Note to all Recipients Possible

The new e-transformation regulations set by the Turkish Revenue Administration (TRA) have been implemented one after the other. The regulation regarding e-delivery notes, which must be issued before shipping any goods takes place, also came into force on 1 July 2020. Based on the new regulation, certain businesses have started using the e-delivery note application […]

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Reviewing the Michigan Sales Tax Nexus

When the South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. decision took place, nearly every state started to adopt to new sales tax nexus requirements, including Michigan. The state enacted Revenue Administrative Bulletin 2018-16 (RAB 2018-16), which addresses economic nexus and how Michigan sales and use tax nexus standards changed. We have outlined several of the major points […]

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What Are the Virginia Sales Tax Nexus Requirements?

The Virginia sales tax nexus requirements changed in 2019, following the South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. decision. The Commonwealth passed its own legislation to specify how remote sellers or marketplace facilitators have economic nexus, but it essentially opted to replicate the specifications outlined in the Wayfair decision – as did many other states. Even so, […]

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How Does the District of Columbia Economic Nexus Work?

When the South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. decision was made, remote businesses needed to take note of how states and territories were requiring the collection and remittance of sales tax. The District of Columbia economic nexus was also impacted, with D.C. adopting requirements in line with South Dakota’s, which were laid out in the Supreme […]

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“OSS” Explained – Explanatory Notes for July 2021 VAT E-Commerce Rules

On 30 September 2020, the European Commission published its “Explanatory Notes on VAT E-Commerce Rules,” to provide practical and informal guidance on the upcoming July 2021 e-commerce regulations. This “EU VAT e-commerce package” was initially adopted (under Directive 2017/2455 and Directive 2019/1995) and set to be implemented on 1 January 2021 but has since been […]

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