Kansas Bill Adding to Web Marketplace Tax Duties Is Vetoed (1)

April 16, 2021, 7:53 PM

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly (D) vetoed a bill that would have required Amazon.com Inc. and other marketplace facilitators to collect and remit the state’s 6.5% tax on sales by third-party vendors using their platforms. The measure’s revenue was to fund tax cuts.

In addition to several tax reductions, the bill (S.B. 50) would have established a $100,000 minimum sales threshold for triggering the requirement to collect and remit by out-of-state sellers as well as marketplace facilitators. The veto could mean Kansas will remain the only state without a minimum sales threshold, referred to as a “small business...

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