States Said to Be ‘Gearing Up’ for Remote Seller Tax Audits

Oct. 23, 2020, 3:49 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 in a state rather than physical presence. Most of the 45 sales tax states have enacted laws requiring remote sellers and marketplace facilitators to collect and remit taxes. This week, a Duff & Phelps tax practitioner says the audit grace period is over for remote sellers, a tiny change to a Vermont tax law likely made a big change...

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