Buyers and sellers must now consider how Wayfair affects M&A tax due-diligence efforts, purchase agreement indemnities, and navigating remediation plans between the parties around prior-period exposures.
Sales and use tax
Marketplace sellers, especially smaller businesses with limited resources, may face unexpected liabilities and obligations.
A recent Alabama Court of Civil Appeals decision held that the business model used by a prominent classroom bookseller did not create use tax nexus in Alabama during a lengthy audit period at issue .
Wayfair and the TCJA have positioned SALT issues to be a leading consideration in the overall tax landscape in the 2019 tax return preparation season.
A recent case affirmed an appellant could not compel Costco to seek refunds of over-collected sales tax charged on items that the California Board of Equalization classified as exempt food.
This decision is the most significant state tax case in the past 25 years and raises new and fundamental issues.
The Supreme Court overturned its decision that required businesses to have physical presence in a state before the state could require them to collect and remit sales tax on purchases by customers within the jurisdiction.
The U.S. Supreme Court held that states can assert nexus for sales and use tax purposes without requiring a seller’s physical presence in the state.
The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case with broad remote sales tax collection ramifications.
States are attempting to increase revenues by enacting laws that expand the definition of nexus-creating activities.
States have gotten creative and taken matters into their own hands in an attempt to collect lost tax revenue.
This column discusses compliance considerations, including nexus, taxability, and how to source the revenues from customers.
This item examines the most common sales-and-use-tax problems and the preventive measures companies can take to avoid these issues or handle them in an audit.
This column discusses key aspects of a policy and procedures review from the perspective of an outside adviser.
This article offers advice on how to choose between ACH credit electronic payment and ACH debit electronic payment.
Depending on how a state's audit sample is designed and weighted, large sales and use tax audit assessments may be in error due to the sampling methodology itself.
This column includes examples and scenarios from different states that illustrate various sales tax treatment approaches.
This item discusses recent legislative and judicial developments from Tennessee, Vermont, and Michigan.
This article examines the major provisions in the two bills and highlights their differences.
The Tenth Circuit held that Colorado’s sales and use tax notice and reporting law, designed to force noncollecting out-of-state retailers to report sales to Colorado customers and the state, does not violate the dormant Commerce Clause.