South Dakota Senator Deb Peters: Internet Sales Tax Debacle

SD Senator Deb Peters Internet Sales Tax Debacle

ALERT:  South Dakota PUBLICLY  OWNED Universities are NOT collecting sales taxes for OTHER states when people shop on their websites.  South Dakota lawmakers plan on filing lawsuits against businesses located outside of their state to force business owners to collect South Dakota sales taxes for them.  Apparently they think it is NOT fair that a business […]

The Remote Transaction Parity Act and Chinese Influence

Remote Transaction Parity Act

Written by Paul Bondsfield Here we go again- another piece of legislation aimed at “leveling the playing field” between online sellers and brick and mortar retailers. H.R. 2775 was recently introduced as the Remote Transaction Parity Act. A competing bill with the Marketplace Fairness Act of 2015(not to be confused with the Marketplace Fairness Act […]

How to Circumvent the Marketplace Fairness Act Small Seller Exemption Penalty

Free Sales Tax Illustration

The U.S. Senate is at it again…they introduced new legislation titled, “To restore States’ sovereign rights to enforce State and local sales and use tax laws, and for other purposes.”  Here is a link to the bill.  This legislation would allow a $1 million small seller exemption.  So basically if your “remote sales” are less […]

Dan Crippen of the National Governors Association Misses the Mark on Online Tax Parity

On March 9, 2015, DAN CRIPPEN of the National Governors Association (NGA) wrote a letter to The Honorable John Boehner, Speaker of the House, U.S. House of Representative.  NGA wants remote sellers to collect sales taxes from customers. Here is an exert of the letter he sent: “Under the chairman’s proposal, if a Virginian made […]