March 23, 2020 Update The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance has issued a Notice (N-20-1) on the abatement of interest, as well as late filing and payment penalties, for sales tax vendors who were unable to timely file and pay on March 20, 2020, as a result of the COVID-19 virus. … [Read more...] about New York Tax Relief for Sales Tax Vendors Affected by COVID-19
A number of states will begin enforcing their new sales tax filing requirements for remote sellers in the coming weeks. Since the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair Inc. in June of last year, that eliminated Quill's physical presence standard for sales tax nexus, just about … [Read more...] about More States to Enforce Remote Seller Filing Requirements Starting This Fall
The Illinois Department of Revenue is offering an amnesty program between October 1, 2019 and November 15, 2019. If eligible tax liabilities are paid in full during this period, applicable interest and penalties will be waived. Eligible liabilities are taxes due from periods ending after June 30, … [Read more...] about Illinois Amnesty Available
On June 21, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a pivotal decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., overturning the physical presence standard previously established in Quill Corp. v. North Dakota (1992). This requirement prevented state and local taxing authorities from imposing sales tax … [Read more...] about Supreme Court Overturns Quill
The Data and Marketing Association (DMA, formerly Direct Marketing Association) and the Colorado Department of Revenue reached a settlement agreement over the State’s Notice and Reporting Requirements imposed on out-of-state retailers who are not required to collect tax on sales to customers in … [Read more...] about Fight Over Colorado Notice & Reporting Law Finally Ends
Many Canadian companies have considered expanding their businesses across the border into the United States over the years but have hesitated due to the relatively weak value of the Canadian dollar. Times have changed, however, and the weakening of the U.S. dollar has prompted many Canadian … [Read more...] about State Tax Concerns for Canadian Businesses Selling in U.S.