Legislation (S.302) was prefiled in the New York State Senate for the 2021-2022 legislative session that would expand the sales tax base to digital advertising services. The bill was prefiled by Democratic State Senator Kevin Thomas.

The bill defines “digital advertising services” as “advertisement services on a digital interface, including advertisements in

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance issued an advisory opinion explaining that a taxpayer’s charges for digital marketing services are not subject to sales tax. The taxpayer provides digital marketing services to its customers which allow the customers the ability to track the effectiveness of their marketing strategies. The services provided by

On June 30, 2020, the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance issued an advisory opinion stating that a clothing rental company’s monthly subscription fees are exempt from state sales tax. The taxpayer operated a clothing rental business, offering monthly subscriptions with fees ranging from $35 – $159 per month based on the number

On June 9, 2020, the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance issued an advisory opinion concluding that coupon clearing and processing products sold to advertisers that issue discount coupons and the retailers that accept them are not subject to New York sales and use tax. The taxpayers’ customers included both advertisers and retailers. 

Companion bills recently introduced in New York State (A. 11180 and S. 9112) would impose a temporary tax on businesses that provide broadband internet access service.  Revenues generated from the tax would be earmarked to fund the provision of broadband internet access services to students in the state during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance issued an advisory opinion explaining that a corporation’s charges for access to its digital advertising platform are subject to sales tax.  The corporation provides digital advertising products to customers through an online management platform that allows customers to access a package of software tools to

This is episode two of our two-part podcast series based upon our webcast addressing SALT Issues Related to Worker Classification and Teleworking. In this marketplace podcast, we discuss SALT issues that teleworking may create for marketplaces with various business models, and provide tips on how to best position your business for the new normal of

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance has finally issued guidance related to its application of the convenience of the employer test during the Covid-19 pandemic. In its Frequently Asked Questions, the Department applies current policy and concludes that New York-based employees teleworking outside the state due to the Covid-19 pandemic must