November 6th, 2013
This week’s election covered several initiatives on sales tax. For a look at the latest stories, here’s what happened across the country at the ballot box: According to the Denver Post, Colorado voters approved a “special excise and sales tax on recreational marijuana” – a substantial tax that is roughly 20% on most products. The […]
July 1st, 2011
The term “sales tax sourcing” is used to describe which tax rates are applied to a given purchase, and to which jurisdictions the tax money collected is owed. When you ship a product to another address, the knowledge of your tax rules becomes very important in both the sales tax calculation and when completing your tax returns.
July 27th, 2010
Most people are familiar with the term “sales tax”, because we’re required to pay it almost every time we make a purchase at a local store. (Unless you’re lucky enough to live in a state with no sales tax.) A sales tax is typically a required percentage of the sale price of a good or […]
May 14th, 2010
Did you know that some states don’t impose a sales tax at all? Few of us are lucky enough to reside in these states – after all, there are only five of them! Delaware, Montana, New Hampshire, Oregon, and Alaska have no state sales tax.
May 13th, 2009
http://dor.wa.gov/Content/FindTaxesAndRates/RetailSalesTax/DestinationBased/OnlineSellers.aspx “The Department of Revenue recognizes that sellers using online shopping carts face unique challenges to change to destination-based sales tax. Some shopping carts have limited capabilities in calculating sales tax. For example, some will only accept one tax rate per state; others apply tax rates only using a 5-digit ZIP code. As you may […]