The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has accepted a direct appeal from an internet retailer contesting the Department’s position that the in-state presence of cookies and apps were sufficient to satisfy the physical presence nexus standards in place prior to the US Supreme Court’s decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. The Department assessed use

The Wisconsin Department of Revenue recently published updated guidance that states that marketplace providers are responsible for the collection and remittance of the Wisconsin premier resort taxes. For purposes of collection and remittance responsibilities, a marketplace provider in Wisconsin is a person who facilitates a retail sale on a seller’s behalf by listing or advertising

The Minnesota Tax Court ruled that a separately stated surcharge covering credit card processing fees was subject to sales tax. The taxpayer, a sole proprietor, operates vacation rental properties that are held out for booking either directly through the taxpayer or through third-party marketers. The taxpayer charges a 4% separately stated surcharge for reservations booked

On April 21, the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services released Ruling no. 2022-2, finding that online learning plans were not taxable digital goods. The company offers various learning plans which address educational needs through virtual learning and on-demand digital courses in academic subjects, professional topics, and vocational licensure preparation courses. The company’s platform is

On April 12, 2022, the Administrative Review and Hearings Division of the Washington Department of Revenue released decision number 41 WTD 118 (originally issued on June 4, 2020), concluding that a company providing online account access services to credit unions was providing taxable digital automated services (DAS) and not data processing services which is excluded

Virginia’s Governor signed H.B. 1155, which expands the sales tax exemption for amplification, transmission and distribution equipment to now include “network equipment” that is used to provide Internet service. The expanded exemption defines a “network” to include modems, fiber optic cables, coaxial cables, radio equipment, routing equipment, switching equipment, a cable modem termination system,

The Comptroller has informed us that the due date for the first quarterly estimated digital advertising tax payment is extended to Monday, April 18th. The deadline for taxpayers to make this first payment would otherwise have been April 15, 2022. We are not aware of the Maryland Comptroller’s office otherwise publicizing this extension. Taxpayers

On April 4, 2022, the Colorado House of Representatives unanimously approved S.B. 32, a measure simplifying local sales and use tax reporting by prohibiting Colorado’s approximately 70 home-rule cities from requiring remote sellers to obtain local business licenses as long as the retailer has a state standard retail license. Beginning on July 1, 2022,

The Massachusetts Appellate Tax Board ruled that a company that develops and sells software-as-a-Service (SaaS) is allowed a property tax exemption for the machinery it uses in its development process. The Appellate Tax Board previously ruled that the company was a manufacturing corporation, and thus was entitled to use single sales factor apportionment provided to