Vermont H. 954, a collection of miscellaneous tax proposals, includes several digital taxation proposals. Vermont currently charges a 2.4% “universal service charge” on the sale of prepaid wireless telecommunication services. H. 954 would require marketplace facilitators collecting the corresponding sales tax to also collect the universal service charge beginning July 1, 2021. Additionally, H.

On June 11, Louisiana’s Governor signed SB 138 into law. The law, which takes effect July 1, will mandate sales tax collection and remittance by marketplace facilitators with either $100,000 of in-state sales or 200 in-state transactions. The law (now known as Act 216) excludes from its requirements third-party payment processors, derivatives clearing organizations,

On June 18, Rhode Island’s legislature passed H 7532, which expands the state’s tax base to computer software and streaming entertainment to comply with the Streamlined Sales & Use Tax Agreement. The bill expands the definition of a taxable sale to include any license, lease, or rental of prewritten or vendor-hosted computer software

The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration has introduced clarifying proposed regulations for its marketplace facilitator regime. The regulations include definitions of statutory terms and clarify that: the $500,000 sales threshold for a marketplace facilitator includes both facilitated sales and direct sales; marketplace facilitators are required to register for a sellers permit or use

On June 30th, 2020, the Internet Tax Freedom Act’s grandfather clause will expire. ITFA prohibits states and political subdivisions from imposing taxes on Internet access. But the grandfather clause has permitted such taxes if they were generally imposed and actually enforced prior to October 1, 1998. In particular, Ohio and Texas have imposed their sales