The Colorado Retail Delivery Fee: An update two months after launch

The Colorado Retail Delivery Fee generated a great deal of confusion, frustration, and irritation for in-state and out-of-state retailers, sales tax professionals, and tax software companies during the race to be ready for the fee which was effective July 1, 2022.

Wisconsin clarifies sales and use tax of antiques, crafts and artwork in July fact sheet

Sellers of antiques, crafts and artwork in Wisconsin will need a seller’s permit, and the items are subject to sales tax unless an exemption applies, according to a fact sheet published by the Wisconsin Department of Revenue in July 2022.…

Colorado Enacts COVID-19 Tax Relief for Restaurants, Bars and Mobile Food Vendors

Colorado has enacted legislation that provides a temporary deduction from state net taxable sales for qualifying bars, restaurants and mobile food service vendors.

Maryland Creates Exemptions for Diapers and Infant Related Products

Beginning July 1, 2022, Maryland exempts diapers and various other products related to infants and their care.

Colorado Imposes New Retail Delivery Fee

Colorado will impose a $0.27 retail delivery fee beginning on July 1, 2022.

Florida Offering Over One Billion In Tax Relief

On May 6, 2022 the Governor of Florida, Ron DeSantis signed HB 7071, offering $1.2 billion in tax relief, by means of gas tax and sales tax holidays.

State of Minnesota Determines Credit Card Processing Fees Subject to Sales Tax

On April 25, 2022, the Minnesota Tax Court ruled that a credit card surcharge is subject to sales and use tax.

Marketplace Providers in Wisconsin Must Collect Resort Tax

On May 5, 2022, the Wisconsin Department of Revenue (DOR) published in a notice that marketplace providers are responsible for the collection and remittance of the state of Wisconsin’s premier resort taxes.

Illinois Makes Cuts to Grocery and Gas Taxes

Illinois’ legislative session is resulting in tax cuts across grocery and fuel taxes.

States Enact Gas Tax Holidays to Provide Taxpayer Relief

In attempts provide relief to taxpayers at the pump, there is a growing trend in 2022 of states passing temporary gas tax holidays to combat inflation and surging fuel prices.

Retailer Exempt from Mail Tax in Michigan

Michigan Court upheld that Bed Bath & Beyond is not responsible for paying use tax on certain marketing materials that were mailed to state residents because the responsibility was given to an out-of-state marketing agency.

Don’t be spooked! Sales Tax on Halloween Items

Learn how sales tax applies to Halloween favorites like candy, costumes, and beloved jack-o-lanterns – with tips for consumers and retailers alike!

Washington Requires Businesses to Charge and Collect Sales Tax for Reusable Carryout Bags

The Washington Department of Revenue has issued a special notice regarding the collection of sales tax on reusable bags purchased by customers.

The Oklahoma Tax Commission Revised Sales and Use Tax Rules on Multi-Level Sales

Oklahoma’s sales and use tax rule change on multi-level sales details that if the products are not sold from the multi-level vendor in their original form and packaging to the distributor, then the distributor is required to collect tax on the sales price of the final product that is sold to the consumer.

Sales Tax Holiday Season is Here

With sales tax holiday season right around the corner, now is a good time to look at how sales tax holidays work and examine the different types of holidays that states offer.

New to Selling Online? The Top 4 Considerations for Sales Tax

In the Internet age, the ability to make online sales is king. No matter if you’re a traditional brick and mortar store that decides to expand into online sales or a new ecommerce business, online sales offer an immense opportunity…

Online Delivery Forum Is Not Required to Collect and Remit Tennessee Sales Tax

A Tennessee letter ruling states that an online forum that connects customers to food sellers qualifies as a delivery network company that is not required to collect sales and use tax.

Illinois Makes Changes to Taxation of Wine Sales by Remote Sellers

Illinois has enacted changes to the taxation of wine sales to Illinois purchasers by certain winery shipper’s license holders.

Tennessee Issues Ruling on Tax Treatment of Household Appliances

The Tennessee DOR has issued a ruling discussing the application of sales and use tax to the installation of household appliances.

Digital Reassignment of Inventory Creates Substantial Nexus in Washington

A remote seller who makes sales through a marketplace facilitator established physical presence nexus in Washington by having inventory digitally reassigned there.

Holiday Shopping Season is Here! Here’s What Retailers Need to Know

With the influx of holiday shoppers flooding stores, it’s important that retailers understand how to handle sales tax for the issues that arise at this time of year.

Cloth Face Masks are Exempt from Pennsylvania Sales Tax

The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue has indicated that cloth face masks are now exempt from Pennsylvania sales tax.

Purchases Made Prior to Eligibility Date Did Not Qualify for Oklahoma Sales Tax Exemption

Purchases of furniture were not exempt from Oklahoma sales and use tax since they were made prior to the effective date of the taxpayer’s exemption eligibility

Retailer Required to Report and Collect Use Tax on Online Sales Based upon Customer Location in Missouri

Missouri has issued a letter ruling regarding sales made by a retailer that has retail locations in Missouri and makes online sales as well.