Sales Tax

Washington State Sales Tax Update

Historically the State of Washington has been very aggressive when it comes to being audited for sales tax. Andy and Dan discuss new developments with what Washington is willing to do if you are under audit. Also, Andy and Dan discuss other changes in the states of New York and Indiana. Tune in to hear about these topics and more.

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Taxability of Digital Goods

A woman noticed that she was charged sales tax when she purchased Netflix subscription gift cards at Walmart. She argued that it wasn’t correct to charge sales tax on gift card sales. Walmart refused to refund the tax. Was she right? Do you notice when you get charged sales tax and know if it is correct? Tune in as Andy and Dan discuss the taxability of digital products.

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Dealing with B2B transactions on Amazon

Amazon has a platform that gives businesses the ability to sell to businesses and manage their exemption certificates. Andy and Dan discuss this platform and what kind of organizations are typically exempt. Have you ever wondered which states have sales tax holidays? Join us to find out all of these questions.

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Clothing and Groceries: The Future of Amazon

Amazon has its sights on being able to deliver groceries and getting into the clothing market. Dan Peisner discusses taxability of clothing in different states and discusses in which states of sales tax holidays.

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What eCommerce Sellers Need to Know About the Wayfair Oral Arguments

This week Dan Peisner and I discuss our reactions to the oral arguments that just took place at the US Supreme Court in the Wayfair case. It’s been 25 years since the Supremes took up a sales tax nexus case, so it’s a big deal. A large majority of observers have been predicting the overturn of Quill ever since the Supreme Court granted cert in the Wayfair matter, but many of them might be rethinking their predictions after the oral arguments. We’ll give you our take on the case.

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BREAKING! Oklahoma Reveals Notice and Reporting Penalties

BREAKING! Oklahoma has had notice and reporting laws in the books since November 1, 2016 but as of yet they have not set the penalty for non-compliance. We have received notice that the penalties have been set! Find out here on today’s podcast.

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What you need to know about Pennsylvania and Washington.

What you need to know about Pennsylvania and Washington.

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Surprise New Sales Tax Law in Congress?

The Editorial Board of the Wall Street Journal castigated Republican members of Congress for trying to slip a major sales tax law into a spending bill. Many parties are hoping to overturn Quill and it looks like Congress is also hoping to change it. We’ll give you our take on this new development.

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Can a member of an LLC be held personally liable for unpaid sales tax?

In this episode, we discuss a recent case in NY about a taxpayer was determined to be a person under a duty to collect and remit New York sales and use taxes on behalf of 12 limited liability companies (LLCs) by the virtue of his status as a member of the parent LLC that established the subsidiary LLCs.

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Sales Tax for Amazon and Third Party Sellers in the State of Washington Q&A

The State of Washington has required Amazon to collect tax on behalf of all of its third-party sellers on sales to customers in the state. Amazon has started that process. It makes things significantly more complicated for FBA sellers and other third parties who sell using the Amazon marketplace.

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