State efforts to obtain customer identifying information as part of digital goods audits have put a spotlight on data privacy concerns. State tax authorities often request customer names, addresses, telephone numbers, and even Social Security numbers and tax IDs, claiming this sensitive information is vital to determine how to source digital transactions.

In this article published by Bloomberg Tax, Eversheds Sutherland attorneys Eric Tresh and Chelsea Marmor discuss how digital sales tax reporting rules are raising data privacy concerns and analyze conflicts from the intersection of data privacy and tax.

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