On April 16, 2021, Governor Laura Kelly vetoed S.B. 50, which would require sales and use tax collection by marketplace facilitators and would set a remote seller tax collection threshold. Marketplace facilitators would be required to collect and remit these taxes if, during the current or immediately preceding calendar year: (1) the marketplace facilitator

On April 12, 2021, the Florida legislature presented S.B. 50 to Governor DeSantis, which would require sales tax collection from a person whose remote sales to Florida exceed $100,000 per year. It states that a person whose “taxable remote sales in the previous calendar year” exceed $100,000 has a “substantial number of remote sales” and

On March 11, 2021, the Florida House Ways and Means Committee approved H.B. 15. This bill and its Senate companion, S.B. 50, which was previously approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee, would require sales tax collection from a person whose remote sales to Florida exceed $100,000 per year and would require a “marketplace

The Illinois Department of Revenue issued responses to Frequently Asked Questions regarding marketplace facilitators, marketplace sellers, and remote retailers. The Department considers food ordering and delivery services to be marketplace facilitators if they: (1) list or advertise food or drink for sale by a marketplace seller in a marketplace; and (2) either directly or indirectly,

On February 9, 2021, Governor Laura Kelly announced a plan to add market facilitator collection and remittance to other tax related legislation, Senate Bill 22. The governor noted that Kansas is one of only three states that has not enacted marketplace facilitator provisions and that this change would allow Kansas “…to collect from fewer

In February 2021, the Illinois Department of Revenue issued a Compliance Alert on the tax remittance obligations of remote retailers, marketplace sellers, and marketplace facilitators. It concluded that remote retailers and marketplace facilitators must collect and remit state and local retailers’ occupation taxes (ROT) administered by the Illinois Department of Revenue – including the Chicago

State legislators have been actively proposing state tax legislation. In this webcast, Partners Jeff Friedman and Michele Borens provide an update on the latest legislative proposals across the country that will impact marketplace facilitators and sellers with Associate Sam Trencs.

Listen to the full webcast here, or view the presentation slides here.

On January 13, 2021, the governor of Kansas released her budget report for fiscal year 2022, which would require marketplace facilitators to begin collecting retail sales and compensating use taxes on sales to Kansas customers on July 1, 2021. The budget also contains a proposal to impose sales tax on all sales of digital property

The Tennessee Department of Revenue posted Revenue Ruling #20-13 regarding whether a taxpayer is a marketplace facilitator subject to sales and use tax collection on sales made on its platform. The taxpayer in this ruling operates an online forum that connects retailers (mostly restaurants) with independent delivery persons. The definition of a marketplace facilitator in