Bloomberg Tax
June 20, 2019, 8:45 AMUpdated: June 20, 2019, 9:02 PM

Colorado’s Unique Sales Tax Could Cut off Consumers (1)

Tripp Baltz
Tripp Baltz
Staff Correspondent
Ryan Prete
Ryan Prete

There’s something bizarre going on in the Centennial State.

Alan Smith of Sales Tax LLC is a practitioner who represents retailers trying to comply with rules that Colorado put in place after the U.S. Supreme Court’s South Dakota v. Wayfair decision. As such, he is well-versed in the confusion the state’s sales tax changes—which went into effect June 1—have created for many small businesses located outside of the state.

But Smith recently experienced the upheaval caused by the new rules first-hand.

Smith was shopping online for new parts for his 2009 Toyota Sienna minivan and his 1994 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 ...

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