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Posted 2 days ago by Matthew Gonnella
Nevada Passes Marketplace Legislation

[June 17, 2019] Nevada recently passed bill A.B. 445 requiring marketplace facilitators that meet certain thresholds to collect tax on behalf of their marketplace sellers. Marketplace facilitators must collect tax when they facilitate Nevada sales by marketplace sellers of $100,000 or more, or when they facilitate 200 or more individual transactions in the current or […]

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Posted 1 week ago by Jeff Gambold
Bulgaria to introduce a new lower reduced rate of VAT

[June 10, 2019] The Bulgarian Parliament introduced a new bill on the 5th June 2019 that includes various proposed changes to the Bulgarian Value Added Tax Act. Included among the changes is a new lower VAT reduced rate of 5%, which would come into effect from 1st January 2020. Under the current proposed language, the […]

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Posted 1 week ago by Alex Samuel
Tennessee Publishes Economic Nexus Guidance for Out-of-State Sellers

[June 10, 2019] Tennessee recently published new guidance on Sales and Use Tax Rule 1320-05-01-.129(2) regarding the taxation of out-of-state retailers. Out-of-state sellers with no physical presence in Tennessee who make sales exceeding $500,000 to consumers in Tennessee during the previous 12-month period must register with the Department and begin collecting and remitting Tennessee sales and […]

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Posted 1 week ago by Oliver Mavor-Parker
Vermont Enacts Marketplace Sales Tax Collection Requirements

[June 7, 2019] Vermont H. 536 was recently signed into law and requires marketplace facilitators that meet certain thresholds to collect tax on behalf of their marketplace sellers. Marketplace facilitators must now collect tax when they facilitate Vermont sales by marketplace sellers of $100,000 or more, or when they facilitate 200 or more individual transactions, during […]

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Posted 2 weeks ago by Alex Samuel
City of Denver Exempts Feminine Hygiene Products from Sales Tax

[June 4, 2019] The City of Denver recently enacted legislation exempting feminine hygiene products from city sales tax effective July 1, 2019. Feminine hygiene products include, but are not limited to, tampons, menstrual pads and sanitary napkins, pantiliners, menstrual sponges, and menstrual cups.

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Posted 2 weeks ago by Alex Samuel
Tennessee Exempts Fiber-Optic Cable from Sales Tax

[June 4, 2019] Tennessee recently enacted legislation amending the definition of tangible personal property to exclude fiber-optic cable after it has become attached to a structure or installed underground. Such fiber-optic cable is deemed realty upon installation and is not subject to sales tax. The exemption is effective July 1, 2019.

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Posted 2 weeks ago by Alex Samuel
Florida Enacts Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday

[June 4, 2019] Florida recently enacted legislation which creates a sales tax holiday between August 2, 2019 and August 6, 2019 during which clothing having a sales price of $60 or less and school supplies having a sales price of $15 or less are exempt. Additionally, personal computers or personal computer-related accessories having a sales […]

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Posted 2 weeks ago by Daniel Kostrzewa
Arizona Enacts Economic Nexus and Requires Marketplace Facilitators to Collect Tax

[June 4, 2019] Starting October 1, 2019,  Arizona will require remote sellers and marketplace facilitators to collect and remit Arizona’s transaction privilege tax if they surpass certain economic thresholds. A remote seller will be required to collect and remit tax if its gross proceeds from sales to Arizona customers exceed: $200,000 for the 2019 calendar […]

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Posted 2 weeks ago by Matthew Gonnella
Nevada Exempts Durable Medical Equipment

[June 4, 2019] Pursuant to recently enacted Senate Bill 447, sales of durable medical equipment, oxygen delivery equipment, and mobility enhancing equipment are exempt from sales tax in Nevada. This exemption can be claimed when the equipment is prescribed for human use by a licensed health care provider acting within their scope of practice. This […]

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Posted 2 weeks ago by Jeff Gambold
Poland to introduce mandatory split payments regime

Following the introduction of a voluntary split payment system last year, Poland is now proceeding with a mandatory regime to come into effect from 1st September 2019 for all payments of 15,000zl (approximately 3,500 euros) or more.  Under the scheme, which will apply to both established and non-established businesses, the VAT element of any payment, […]

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Posted 2 weeks ago by Katherine Mullen
Economic Nexus Vetoed in Kansas

[May 30, 2019] House Bill 2033, which passed both the House and the Senate in Kansas, would have established economic nexus in the state, and would have required marketplace providers to collect tax on behalf of marketplace sellers. The current trend is for states to impose these sorts of requirements; many states have passed bills over […]

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Posted 3 weeks ago by Matthew Gonnella
Marketplace Facilitators to Collect and Remit Texas Sales Tax

[May 28, 2019] Effective October 1, 2019, marketplace facilitators selling into Texas are required to collect and remit Texas sales tax as retailers when they process sales for marketplace sellers. The law, which was signed on May 24, requires the marketplace facilitator to certify to each marketplace seller that the marketplace facilitator assumes the rights and […]

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Posted 1 month ago by Katherine Mullen
Mississippi Adds School Supplies to the Summer Sales Tax Holiday

[May 22, 2019] Mississippi holds a sales tax holiday each year beginning on the last Friday in July and ending on the following Saturday. In years past, this holiday has applied to clothing and footwear with a selling price of less than $100. Pursuant to Senate Bill 2955, the state has added school supplies to […]

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Posted 1 month ago by Katherine Mullen
Kansas Exempts Certain Coins and Bullion

[May 22, 2019] Pursuant to recently enacted House Bill 2140, all sales of gold or silver coins as well as bullion of gold, silver, palladium, or platinum are exempt from sales and use tax in Kansas. Bullion is therein defined as “bars, ingots or commemorative medallions of gold, silver, platinum, palladium, or a combination thereof, for […]

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Posted 1 month ago by Katherine Mullen
Texas Enacts Legislation for an Optional Local Use Tax Rate for Remote Sellers

[May 22, 2019] The state of Texas recently approved a new law giving remote sellers who are required to collect and remit local use taxes in Texas an option to collect the amount as a single local use tax rate as an alternative to combined local use tax rates. Under the law, a remote seller can […]

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Posted 1 month ago by Katherine Mullen
New Mexico Enacts Economic Nexus and Marketplace Sales Tax Rules

[May 22, 2019] With the passage of House Bill 6, effective July 1, 2019, the definition of “engaging in business” has been amended to apply to persons lacking physical presence in New Mexico provided they had at least $100,000 in taxable gross receipts from sales, leases and licenses of tangible personal property the previous calendar year. […]

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Posted 1 month ago by Ramon Frias
Colombia Postpones and Clarifies Electronic Invoicing Mandate

[May 20, 2019] The Colombian Tax Administration (DIAN) issued Resolution 000030 which provides comprehensive clarifications regarding taxpayer compliance with pre-validation of electronic invoices under UBL Version 2.1. This Resolution revokes Resolution 0001/2019 with the purpose of describing in detail, the new invoicing requirements that were not sufficiently explained or that were scattered across several other […]

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Posted 1 month ago by Alex Samuel
Alabama Supreme Court Rules That All Software is Taxable Tangible Personal Property

[May 20, 2019] The Alabama Supreme Court recently issued a decision in Russell County Community Hospital v. State Department of Revenue holding that all software is tangible personal property and thus subject to sales tax. A number of justices concurred with respect to the result but not the reasoning of the decision and it is […]

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Posted 1 month ago by Oliver Mavor-Parker
New Requirements for Idaho Remote Sellers and Marketplace Facilitators

[5-15-2019] Starting June 1, 2019, Idaho will require sellers who do not have a physical presence in Idaho to collect, report and pay state sales and use tax if they have cumulative gross receipts from sales delivered into Idaho exceeding $100,000 in the previous or current calendar year. Marketplace facilitators who meet the threshold above will […]

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Posted 1 month ago by Oliver Mavor-Parker
Oklahoma to Increase Remote Seller Threshold

[May 17, 2019] Effective November 1, 2019, Oklahoma will increase its remote seller threshold. In place of the prior $10,000 threshold, remote sellers who have made taxable sales of $100,000 or more during the current or preceding calendar year must collect and remit tax. The obligation to collect tax begins on the first calendar month following […]

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