Kansas lawmakers did not take their second bite at the remote-seller and marketplace-facilitator apple during a special legislative session. On June 3, 2020, Representative Steven Johnson re-introduced HB 2014, which would have required remote sellers with $100,000 or more in annual in-state sales to collect and remit taxes and would have required marketplace facilitators

On May 28, 2020, the Louisiana Legislature passed S.B. 138, which, if signed by the Governor, will require marketplace facilitators to collect and remit state and local sales and use taxes if they exceed an economic nexus threshold of $100,000 in sales or 200 transactions in the state in the current or previous calendar year.

Kansas Legislators adjourned their legislative sessions without passing key state tax legislation: S.B. 266 would have established legislative thresholds for its remote seller rules and would have enacted remittance requirements for marketplace facilitators, but the initiative failed. Without S.B. 266, Kansas also won’t apply a legislative threshold to the remote-seller collection rules.

On May 22, the Louisiana House Ways and Means Committee advanced S.B. 138, which would impose tax collection and remittance obligations on marketplace facilitators if they have either $100,000 of in-state sales or 200 separate transactions into the state. The proposal excepts telecommunication service providers from the definition of marketplace sellers and would allow

During a series of remote committee hearings, the Kansas House Committee on Taxation discussed revisions and amendments to marketplace facilitator legislation. Kansas is currently one of the few states without a marketplace facilitator or remote seller law, and the only state that has a remote seller rule without any thresholds for application. As initially drafted,

By legislation, Illinois has required marketplace facilitators to collect and remit use tax since January 1, 2020. On May 8, the Illinois Department of Revenue published proposed regulation 150.804 clarifying the state’s marketplace facilitator legislation. Under the proposed regulations, a marketplace facilitator must certify to marketplace sellers that it assumes the rights and duties of

On May 4, the California Department of Tax and Fee administration posted Proposed Regulation 1684.5, as well as an April 16 memorandum requesting permission to begin the rulemaking process. The proposed regulations provide definitions for statutory terms, clarify requirements for marketplace facilitators and marketplace sellers to register with the Department for a seller’s permit, and