Louisiana’s Plan for Centralized Sales Tax Collection Advances

May 14, 2021, 5:29 PM

The Week in Wayfair: The world of e-commerce selling is still adapting to the U.S. Supreme Court’s groundbreaking 2018 ruling in South Dakota v. Wayfair, which permitted states to impose tax collection duties on remote retailers based on economic activity rather than physical presence. Lawmakers in Louisiana and Florida have taken steps this week to modify their tax codes in ways that will affect remote sellers and marketplaces.

A bill giving Louisiana voters an opportunity to overhaul the state sales tax code unanimously passed the Senate on Wednesday, three weeks after winning approval in the House. But that ...

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