Louisiana Mandates Tax Collection on Remote Commerce

Katherine Mullen
June 26, 2019

While Louisiana is one of the few states (as of today) that does not actively require out-of-state vendors to collect their sales tax, they are poised to begin. At present, collection of the simplified 8.45% remote seller sales tax is voluntary; however, in the wake of the passage of Act 360 (HB547) related to remote commerce tax collection, the Louisiana Sales and Use Tax Commission for Remote Sellers has confirmed that such collection will be mandatory as of July 1, 2019.

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Katherine Mullen

Katherine Mullen is a Regulatory Counsel at Sovos. Within Sovos’ Regulatory Analysis function, Katherine researches U.S. transaction tax. Katherine holds a B.A. in English Literature from McGill University, an M.S. in Library Science from Simmons College and a J.D. from Suffolk University School of Law. Katherine is a member of the Massachusetts Bar.
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