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    Vermont economic nexus law hinges on Supreme Court, Congress

Vermont economic nexus law hinges on Supreme Court, Congress

Vermont enacted an economic nexus law in May 2016, but it won't take effect until the taxation of interstate sales is addressed by Congress or the Supreme Court of the United States.

Amazon to collect Hawaii and Maine sales tax, April 2017

Amazon purchases will be subject to tax in Hawaii and Maine beginning April 1, 2017.

Amazon to collect Idaho sales tax, April 2017

Amazon purchases will be subject to Idaho tax beginning April 1, 2017. Where will Amazon decide to collect next: Hawaii or Maine?

Montana cities call for sales tax, again

Cities throughout Montana have long called for an alternative source of revenue such as a local option sales tax. A bill that would authorize localities to adopt a local option infrastructure tax is now under consideration in the Montana Legislature.

West Virginia may raise sales tax rate

West Virginia is considering raising the sales tax rate and expanding sales tax to groceries and many services.

North Dakota considers online sales tax

North Dakota is considering a measure that would establish economic nexus and require certain out-of-state sellers to collect and remit sales tax.

Maryland considers online sales tax

Maryland lawmakers are considering economic nexus legislation. If enacted, it would enable the state to tax more remote sales.

Illinois may expand sales tax base, lower rate

Illinois lawmakers are looking at broadening sales tax to many services and lowering the general rate.

Oklahoma sales tax rate changes, April 2017

Several local sales and use tax rate changes are set to take effect in Oklahoma on April 1.

California may fund tampon exemption with liquor tax

California assemblywomen want to exempt tampons and increase the tax on liquor, because "there is no happy hour for menstruation."