Bloomberg Tax
April 21, 2020, 7:28 PM

Covid-19 Interrupts State Efforts to Modify Sales Tax Codes

Michael J. Bologna
Michael J. Bologna
Staff Correspondent

States are being frustrated in their efforts to establish remote sales tax requirements in a political climate dominated by the coronavirus pandemic, a report for the Multistate Tax Commission found.

A Tuesday update on the states by Richard Cram, director of the MTC’s National Nexus Program, showed that Covid-19 interrupted legislation inspired by the Supreme Court’s 2018 South Dakota v. Wayfair ruling and regulatory initiatives in Kansas, Missouri, Colorado, and Louisiana. Cram gave his update during the annual Spring Committee meetings of the MTC.

Missouri and Florida are the only sales-tax states that have still not asserted their authority ...

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