Daily Tax Report: State

State of Wayfair: ‘Streamlined’ States See Sales Tax Surge

Jan. 13, 2020, 8:47 PM

States conforming to the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement have seen their sales tax revenue swell since the Supreme Court issued its ruling in South Dakota v. Wayfair, the pact’s top administrator said.

Craig Johnson, executive director of the Streamlined Sales Tax Governing Board, said he would like to get comprehensive data from the 23 SSUTA states to fully evaluate the impact of the ruling on state revenue collections. The anecdotal information he has collected, however, reveals revenue spikes of between 50% and 100% when pre- and post-Wayfair collection periods are compared.

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