Sales and Use Tax News Blog

Establishing sales tax nexus

June 17, 2011

sales tax nexus sales tax nexus Basic rules about establishing nexus How do you know whether your business has established sales tax nexus in a given state? There are no uniform, across-the-board set of laws that apply across all states. While each state has its own specific laws, in general, nexus
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Variability of sales taxes in local markets

March 25, 2011

We all know about state-wide sales taxes, but do you know what you’re paying locally? By Lucinda Rowlands   Retail sales taxes are often represented as a flat rate for each of the 50 states. In fact, many online shopping carts only allow merchants to input a single rate per
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What is this thing called Use Tax?

December 17, 2010

Use Tax What is this thing called Use Tax? What is Use Tax? Use tax is a type of sales tax on imposed on purchases made outside a home state when sales tax has not been paid. Goods are subject to either sales tax, but not both. Use tax, unlike
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Rivlin-Domenici Plan to Reduce Debt

January 02, 2010

Rivlin-Domenici plan Rivlin-Domenici plan A federal Debt Reduction Sales Tax could be around the corner What is the Rivlin-Domenici Plan? The Rivlin-Domenici plan, named for co-sponsors Alice Rivlin, Democrat and former Federal Reserve vice chairwoman, and former Senate Budget Committee Chairman Sen. Pete Domenici (R-N.M.), was unveiled November 17, 2010
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