Bloomberg Tax
June 5, 2020, 8:45 AM

Audit Risks Emerge for DoorDash, Grubhub and Uber Eats

Michael J. Bologna
Michael J. Bologna
Staff Correspondent

The boom in services delivering pizza, chicken wings and Kung Pao beef to millions sheltering at home during the Covid-19 pandemic is prompting a closer look into whether they’re properly collecting and remitting state and local taxes.

Internet- and app-based platforms such as DoorDash, Grubhub, Postmates, Seamless and Uber Eats were already on tax administrators’ radar, but the pandemic has heightened such concerns. Now, one lawmaker in New York is demanding that the state’s Department of Taxation and Finance audit the companies. The action comes as New York City and other municipalities pass ordinances capping the commissions and fees charged ...

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