Tennessee Eyes Sales Tax Surge Under New Compliance Scheme

July 3, 2020, 8:46 AM

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. Legislative actions in Tennessee, North Carolina, Mississippi, and Rhode Island are among important developments this week as states continue to tap into connections between online commerce and taxes.

Tax collection duties are getting a little more complicated in Tennessee. A much larger group of remote sellers and marketplace facilitators like Amazon.com Inc. ...

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