How to Calculate Sales Tax

How to Calculate Sales Tax

In forty-six out of fifty US states, sales tax is charged on the majority of transactions between individuals and businesses. These taxes are used to fund state initiatives, programs, and departments, including schools, public works, and new infrastructure projects. It is an important source of revenue that is built into the budgets of almost every…

How to Register for a Sales Tax Permit in Every State

How to Register for a Sales Tax Permit in Every State

Whether yours is a new company just getting off the ground or an existing eCommerce company working to comply with new out-of-state sales tax laws around the country, you need to register for sales tax permits. Every state has different regulations and requirements, and five (Oregon, Montana, New Hampshire, Delaware, and Alaska) have no sales…

How Marketplace Facilitator Laws Impact Online Sellers

How Marketplace Facilitator Laws Impact Online Sellers

In recent years, ecommerce and the sales tax implications of running such a business have become significantly more intricate and complex. Where once physical nexus laws and a limited number of outlets on which to sell goods made the process relatively simple, there are now dozens new regulations, laws and requirements, all of which vary…

How the Wayfair Decision Creates Extra Burden in NOMAD States

How the Wayfair Decision Creates Extra Burden in NOMAD States

For the 45 out of 50 states that have some form of sales tax, the June Supreme Court decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. was a watershed moment – overturning more than 25 years of precedent that kept them from collecting sales tax on online sales from out of state. The original Quill ruling…

How to Avoid Misclassification of Your Ecommerce Products for Sales Tax Purposes

How to Avoid Misclassification of Your Ecommerce Products for Sales Tax Purposes

One of the most complicated aspects of a small business to navigate is taxes, including sales tax. Increasing this challenge is the fact that different types of products each have unique sales tax rates depending on their classification. This is why many ecommerce companies have misclassified products that lead to incorrect sales tax calculations. Here…

Understanding Sales Tax for Streaming Services

Understanding Sales Tax for Streaming Services

How does sales tax apply to streaming services like Netflix, Spotify, and other similar services? The rise and expansion of the internet has vastly changed the way many sectors of the economy work. From facilitating ecommerce to allowing for the download of digital media, this technology has greatly expanded the reach of all types and…