The Georgia Tax Tribunal, in its first published decisions in more than a year, held that:

  • Scholastic Book Clubs has nexus in Georgia and must collect sales tax as a result of its relationship with teachers in the state; and
  • In a case affording significant deference to the Department’s regulations, a taxpayer that elects to

By Mary Alexander and Andrew Appleby

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance determined that a women’s apparel company’s “inspirational shopping” trips were not sufficient to be considered “doing business” in the state for corporate franchise tax purposes. Petitioner was a traditional remote seller headquartered outside of New York. Petitioner’s employees occasionally traveled