Sales Tax

California issues emergency regulation to clarify Marketplace Facilitator Act

The regulations provide examples to help taxpayers determine when a seller or facilitator becomes either a “marketplace facilitator” or “retailer” for California sales and use tax purposes and when a taxpayer establishes a tax registration and filing responsibility in California based on its sales activity.

Why are indirect taxes hot for e-commerce businesses?

This article discusses the status of indirect taxes for e-commerce businesses, the expected changes to the EU VAT and U.S. state and local sales tax, and the difficulties for businesses selling goods to consumers online.

M&A considerations in light of Wayfair

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.

Newsletter Articles

50th ANNIVERSARY

50 years of The Tax Adviser

The January 2020 issue marks the 50th anniversary of The Tax Adviser, which was first published in January 1970. Over the coming year, we will be looking back at early issues of the magazine, highlighting interesting tidbits.

TAX RELIEF

Quirks spurred by COVID-19 tax relief

This article discusses some procedural and administrative quirks that have emerged with the new tax legislative, regulatory, and procedural guidance related to COVID-19.