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You do Sales. We do Sales Tax.
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ENews! Wayfair joins increasing number of online retailers collecting Pa. sales tax. Online retailer Wayfair Inc. has joined the growing number of online companies that now collect and remit sales tax to Pennsylvania. According to information from the state Department of Revenue, Wayfair, the 16th largest online retailer in the United States, began collecting sales tax on May 1. It joins companies such as Amazon and Vistaprint. Read more: http://bit.ly/2rVaqUP

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ENews! With online sales booming, states struggle to capture sales tax....Imagine having $26 billion dangling just in front of you, only to have it repeatedly jerked away. That’s the situation facing the 45 states that have a sales tax, as people do more of their shopping from the comfort of their couches, rather than in retail stores.

Read More: http://www.stltoday.com/business/local/with-online-sales-booming-states-struggle-to-capture-sales-tax/article_f9acc29a-9358-5f87-bf20-00ffed84ee5f.html

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ENews! This weekend is the Annual Louisiana Sales Tax Holiday for Hurricane Preparedness Supplies.

This means hurricane supplies like flashlights, shutters, fuel tanks and batteries are at a reduced sales tax rate. With hurricane season beginning just next week, experts are saying now is the time to make sure you’re stocked up on supplies. http://bit.ly/2rdeX89

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ENews- Internet Sales Tax Debate heats up. United States senators are continuing the oftentimes heated debate over online sales tax for states – to pay, or not to pay? To address the ongoing issue, senators Mike Enzi (R-Wy.), Dick Durbin (D-Ill), Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) recently introduced the Marketplace Fairness Act of 2017. The Senate approved a previous version in 2013, but that bill never received a vote in the House. Either way, Enzi and the other senators contend the legislation would give states the right to collect the sales and use taxes they are owed under current law from out-of-state businesses or online retailers. Read More: http://bit.ly/2qW79Hy

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ENews! Internet Cookies Open the Door to Sales Tax Collection...Not so Appetizing. Massachusetts New Directive Requiring Out-of-State Internet Vendors to Collect Sales and Use Tax. In Directive 17-1, the Massachusetts Commissioner of Revenue ("Commissioner") adopts an administrative bright line rule requiring out-of-state Internet vendors to register, collect, and remit Massachusetts sales and use tax if the vendor meets certain economic threshold requirements.
Read More: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/internet-cookies-open-the-door-to-sales-tax-collectionnot-so-appetizing-300439690.html

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ENews! Netflix subscribers would pay more under a proposal to expand Louisiana sales tax to other areas.

Cable and satellite television service would not be taxed in Louisiana under the latest proposal by Gov. John Bel Edwards and the chairman of the House Democratic Caucus to raise revenue in a state facing a $1.3 billion budget deficit in mid-2018. But Internet-based video services such as Netflix and Hulu, as well as satellite radio, Spotify and possibly Amazon Prime subscriptions, would be taxed, according members of the Edwards administration.Read More-

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ENews! Loophole uncovered in Oklahoma’s new online sales tax law. Eight in 10 Americans are now shopping online, according to Pew research. Every year, that number goes up as more and more people are choosing the World Wide Web for convenience or price.

Oklahoma taxpayers saw big changes to e-commerce this year with the introduction of a new law that affects online shoppers. The law went into effect on May 1.
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ENews! Paychex has rounded up some of the weirdest sales tax laws out there, as well as tips on how to properly collect and remit sales tax. http://bit.ly/2q5VOl8

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ENews! Oklahoma lawmakers once again are scrambling to deal with another massive budget shortfall.They’re trying to find enough revenue to plug the nearly $900 million budget gap without drastically slashing funding for core services like education, mental health and public safety.

A simple way to make up some of that shortfall is for wind developers to pay sales tax on their purchases, just like nearly everyone else in Oklahoma.

Each new wind turbine, which is manufactured somewhere else and shipped into Oklahoma, could net the state about $90,000 in sales tax revenue. Read More- http://bit.ly/2pWvStU

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ENews! Amazon.com Inc’s now-nationwide compliance with state sales and use tax regimes will embolden states in their efforts to recover revenue from all remote retailers, according to tax professionals.

This is a “harbinger of things to come,” Scott McFarlane, Avalara Inc.'s CEO said during a May 2 keynote presentation. He noted that Amazon’s change in its tax compliance policy may have further heartened states’ crusade to expand their taxing jurisdiction in the digital marketplace. Read More http://bit.ly/2qIAkJZ
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