On August 2, Michigan released a Revenue Administrative Bulletin (RAB 2018-16) that addresses sales & use tax nexus standards for remote sellers. Most of the language is cookie cutter with other state releases such as creating a threshold of $100,000 in sales or 200 transactions. However, unlike many other states Michigan clearly addresses several key
Maryland is now the most recent state to issue a Tax Alert regarding South Dakota V Wayfair, and it’s the vaguest guidance issued to date by any state. Although Maryland did consider both affiliate and click-through nexus statutes in the past, before Wayfair, Maryland was a physical presence state. In the Tax Alert issued this
What is the R&D Tax Credit Software companies have traditionally qualified for the R&D Tax Credit against income tax. However, many software companies are not taxable and up until recently could not benefit from this credit. The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act of 2015 allowed qualified start-up companies (i.e., those with less than
Within 24 hours of Alabama’s announcement regarding its enforcement date of 10/1/2018 regarding its economic nexus law, Wisconsin became the first state without an economic nexus law to announce that they will apply the SD v. Wayfair decision by rule. “New standards for administering sales tax laws on remote sellers will be developed by rule.
Remote sellers received some clarity from Alabama today regarding its existing economic nexus and marketplace facilitator rules. Although remote sellers are not happy about the decision by the Supreme Court in SD v Wayfair, this announcement helps clear up confusion and concern that has existed since the ruling regarding states like Alabama that had economic
If 2014 and 2015 were the years of click-through and affiliate nexus legislation, 2016 and 2017 will usher in a new era for remote seller reporting requirements and economic nexus challenges. During 2016 Louisiana was the only state to enact new legislation covering both click-through and affiliate nexus. This brings the total states that have
South Dakota v. Wayfair: Supreme Court Ruling on Collecting Sales Tax from Remote Sellers & Online Retailers
For the past three months, the Supreme Court has been listening to arguments regarding South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. On Thursday, June 21st, 2018 the Supreme court ruled in favor of South Dakota allowing states to collect sales tax from online retailers, effectively reversing a decision the Court made in 1992. In North Dakota v. Quill Corp., 504 U.S.
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When you think about real estate tax issues, in general, sales tax concerns do not rise to the top. However, many states and cities have a complex set of sales tax rules that apply to the real estate industry and companies that are not complying could be drastically underpaying or overpaying sales tax. Keeping up