Bloomberg Tax
Jan. 28, 2020, 8:07 PM

State of Wayfair: Business Groups Protest Lack of Uniformity

Michael J. Bologna
Michael J. Bologna
Staff Correspondent

Remote sellers and marketplace facilitators coping with diverse state sales tax obligations after the landmark Wayfair ruling are still frustrated with the lack of uniformity across the map.

“The EU has 28 countries, but their VAT structure uses all the same rules,” Douglas Lindholm, president and executive director of the Washington D.C.-based Council On State Taxation, said Tuesday. “We have 50 states that are subnational entities that all do it differently. There are efforts to make it more uniform, but they aren’t really succeeding.”

Lindholm’s views received a warm reception from retailers and tax practitioners attending the Ohio Manufacturers ...

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