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Sales Tax Legislation Moves Forward in Louisiana and Kansas

May 19, 2020, 8:26 PM

Louisiana is on a clear path to becoming the next marketplace facilitator state.

The state’s critical House Ways and Means Committee’s on Monday backed legislation requiring sales platforms such as Amazon, Etsy, and eBay to collect and remit sales and use taxes on behalf of marketplace sellers. The bill (S.B. 138) would impose tax duties on marketplace facilitators if they have either $100,000 of in-state sales or 200 separate transactions into Louisiana. Clearly modeled on the thresholds established by the Supreme Court in its 2018 South Dakota v. Wayfair ruling, the bill streaked through the Senate with a 34-0 ...