By Stephen Burroughs and Tim Gustafson

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court denied a freight company’s Commerce Clause challenge to the application of an unapportioned use tax on its vehicles purchased out-of-state but used in Massachusetts. The company used its trucks to deliver freight in multiple states, but the court upheld taxation of the vehicles’ full

On February 11, the United States Senate approved a permanent extension of the Internet Tax Freedom Act (ITFA), which previously passed the House of Representatives on December 15, 2015. Additionally, ITFA’s Grandfather Clause, which allows certain states to continue to tax Internet access, is phased out. President Obama is expected to sign the permanent extension