In this marketplace webcast, we discuss ongoing worker classification disputes in California, as well as other states, and the SALT implications resulting from those disputes. We will also 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

On August 25, California’s Department of Tax and Fee Administration released a discussion paper and proposed amended regulations to clarify when marketplace facilitators are considered the retailer with regard to drop shipment transactions. The CDTFA is accepting written comments and will hold a virtual hearing on the proposal September 15.

September 10, 2020 | 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. PDT

In this marketplace webcast, we will discuss ongoing worker classification disputes in California, as well as other states, and the SALT implications resulting from those disputes. We will also discuss SALT issues that teleworking may create for marketplaces with various business models, and provide tips on

South Carolina Information Letter No. 20-23 clarified that COVID-19-related surcharges, takeout charges, and the like are subject to sales tax. The information letter, released August 5, “remind[ed]” taxpayers that the 6% sales tax applies to “gross proceeds of sales,” which includes all value that comes from the sale of tangible personal property, such as restaurant

Late last month, the Ohio Department of Taxation updated its existing sourcing bulletin to provide that marketplace facilitator sales into the state are sourced for sales and use tax purposes at the location where a consumer receives an order or service. The change allows marketplace facilitators to apply the same destination-based sourcing rules to both

On July 22, the Tennessee Governor signed into law S.B. 1778, which requires short-term rental unit marketplace facilitators to collect and remit local occupancy tax. The bill, as amended, defines “short-term rental unit marketplace” to mean any person or entity that provides a platform for compensation, through which a third party offers to rent a

In this episode we discuss the top ten issues that should be considered when evaluating and implementing marketplace collection laws. It is excerpted from the third in our series of webcasts on marketplaces. In the prior two webcasts, we talked about marketplace collection legislative changes in the first one and the marketplace litigation cases and

The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration adopted an emergency regulation to clarify and resolve specified issues with the California Marketplace Facilitator Act (CMFA), as amended. The regulation clarifies, among other things, the registration requirements for marketplace facilitators and marketplace sellers and provides definitions for terms left undefined by the CMFA and relevant

Indiana released Information Bulletin #89 updating guidance for remote sellers and marketplace facilitators. The guidance, which became effective July 1, implements SEA 408. It also notes, among other things, that marketplace facilitators must include both transactions made on its own behalf and transactions facilitated on behalf of their sellers when making the determination as

Wisconsin’s Department of Revenue (DOR) released two proposed guidance documents answering common questions and clarifying rules applicable to marketplace sellers and providers. The proposed Marketplace Provider Common Questions generally explains the DOR registration process and offers other clarifications; for example, it notes that facilitators can prepare a single sales tax return that includes all facilitated