On May 7, 2021, the Washington Department of Revenue issued Excise Tax Advisory 3223.2021, providing guidance on the proper taxation of grocery food and restaurant delivery services provided through marketplace facilitators. Marketplace facilitators that are facilitating the retail sale of prepared food or groceries through its marketplace are responsible for collecting and remitting sales

Missouri is set to enact economic nexus requirements, asserting a sales and use tax collection obligation on remote sellers and marketplace facilitators. On May 14, 2021, the Missouri Legislature passed S.B. 153, which the governor is widely expected to sign. Upon signing, Missouri will join the other 44 states and the District of Columbia

On May 3, the Kansas Legislature overrode Governor Kelly’s veto of SB 50.  As a result, marketplace facilitators will now be required to collect sales and use tax beginning July 1, 2021 if they exceed a $100,000 nexus threshold.  The legislation also requires marketplace facilitators to collect 911 fees beginning April 1, 2022. Please

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