New Jersey and Amazon Reach Tax Collection Agreement

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has announced that the state and have reached an agreement in which Amazon will voluntarily begin to collect and remit New Jersey sales tax on purchases by New Jersey consumers by July 1, 2013 or as of the effective date of federal legislation concerning state sales tax collection from out-of-state retailers, whichever is earlier. Governor Christie also announced that Amazon plans to begin construction of two fulfillment distribution centers in New Jersey in 2013, contingent on the receipt of economic development incentives. (Press Release, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, May 30, 2012)

Posted on June 22, 2012