Effective July 1, 2021, Florida law requires businesses making remote sales into the state to collect and electronically remit sales and use tax, including any applicable discretionary sales surtax, on those transactions if the business has made taxable remote sales in excess of $100,000 over the previous calendar year.
In 2017, multi-level marketing company LuLaRoe faced allegations of improperly assessing sales tax against certain customers. LuLaRoe sells clothing through “independent representatives.” According to a February 2017 report from CBS News, sales tax was collected based on where the sales representative lived, as opposed to the customer’s residence. This led
SC Dept. of Revenue vs. Books-A-Million Sales tax normally applies to the purchase of “tangible personal property.” On its face, the definition of “tangible” is fairly straightforward. For example, South Carolina law classifies tangible personal property as “personal property which may be seen, weighed, measured, felt, touched, or which is
Tennessee is the most recent, and one of the last, state to adopt a new tax collection law to third-party marketplace facilitators. On April 1, 2020, Gov. Bill Lee signed Senate Bill 2182, which takes effect on October 1, 2020. Since the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2018 decision in South
Michigan Court: Use Tax Exemption for “Things of the Soil” Does Not Cover Lawn Care Businesses Is lawn care a form of “agriculture”? After all, grass is a plant, so growing and caring for a lawn would seem to fit within the literal meaning of agriculture. Yet most of
Missouri Supreme Court: Furniture Sold to Hotels Is Not “Resold” to Guests In the United States, sales tax is generally assessed only on the final “sale” of a good to a consumer or end-user. A “sale for resale” is therefore normally exempt from paying tax. But what qualifies as a