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Both House and Senate Marketplace Facilitator Bills Alive For Now; Ways and Means Committee Amends, Then Passes RV Bill

Senate Bill 322 and HB 1352 do essentially the same thing: They require online facilitators, online platforms, to collect and remit state sales tax like a retail merchant when they facilitate a retail sale via the internet. They both also have a number of special provisions necessary to address the unique nature of these online transactions. The only real [...]

2019-04-05T13:11:11-04:00April 5th, 2019|

Chamber Urges Ways and Means Committee to Ease Complexities in RV Sales to Non-Resident Buyers; Online Booking Controversy Attached to Marketplace Facilitators Bill

Senate Bill 131 – Sales Tax on Recreational Vehicles Authored by Sen. Blake Doriot (R-Syracuse) Removes the expiration of the provision in current law that provides that the sales tax rate on certain cargo trailers or recreational vehicles is the rate of the other state or other country in which the cargo trailer or recreational vehicle will be titled [...]

2019-03-22T14:37:30-04:00March 22nd, 2019|

House Also Looking at Online Sales Tax Collection 

House Bill 1352 – Marketplace Facilitator Authored by Rep. Greg Porter (D-Indianapolis) This bill provides that a marketplace facilitator is required to collect and remit state sales and use taxes as a retail merchant when it facilitates a retail sale for a marketplace seller on the marketplace facilitator's marketplace. Provides that a marketplace seller is not required to collect [...]

2019-02-01T13:43:44-04:00February 1st, 2019|

Senate Bill Obligates Online ‘Marketplace Facilitators’ to Collect Sales Tax

Senate Bill 322 – Marketplace Facilitators Authored by Sen. Travis Holdman (R-Markle) This bill provides that a marketplace facilitator is required to collect and remit state sales tax as a retail merchant when it facilitates a retail transaction for sellers on the marketplace facilitator’s marketplace. Specifies circumstances in which a marketplace facilitator or a seller would not be required [...]

2019-01-18T13:41:11-04:00January 18th, 2019|

States’ Reactions to Wayfair Online Sales Tax Decision Just Beginning

For a little over a month now, Indiana has officially required out-of-state, online sellers to collect Indiana sales tax. Many states, including Indiana, anticipated the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Wayfair v. South Dakota, handed down this summer, and began planning for it long ago. Indiana passed legislation modeled after the South Dakota law that was sanctioned by the [...]

2018-11-07T00:08:51-04:00November 7th, 2018|

Gain Insight on the Latest Tax Issues at Indiana Tax Conference on August 10

Federal tax reform. Online sales tax collection. Major state and local tax developments and trends. It can all be a lot for Hoosier businesses keep up with. To assist business owners and others, the Indiana Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 2018 Indiana Tax Conference on August 10 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Indianapolis. [...]

2018-07-20T14:48:46-04:00July 20th, 2018|

Indiana Poised to See Millions in New Revenue From Online Sales Tax Collection

Indiana Poised to See Millions in New Revenue From Online Sales Tax Collection The recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair had been awaited by many brick-and-mortar retailers and state budget-makers for over 25 years. In a nutshell, the Supreme Court’s decision (5-4) will permit states to move forward with sales tax collection from online retailers. The Court overturned the Quill [...]

2018-07-20T14:07:11-04:00July 20th, 2018|

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Online Sales Tax Collection; Indiana Poised to See Millions in New Revenue

The U.S. Supreme Court decision issued yesterday in South Dakota v. Wayfair has been awaited by many brick-and-mortar retailers and state budget-makers for over 25 years. In a nutshell, the Supreme Court’s decision (5-4) will permit states to move forward with sales tax collection from online retailers. The Court overturned the Quill v. North Dakota decision (and Bellas Hess on which Quill was based) dealing with sales tax on [...]

2018-07-12T14:05:47-04:00June 22nd, 2018|

Indiana Chamber Statement on Supreme Court Decision on Online Sales Tax Collection

(INDIANAPOLIS) — The Indiana Chamber offers comments on today’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to allow states to collect online sales taxes:From Bill Waltz, vice president of taxation and public finance:“The Indiana Chamber is very pleased to see today’s Supreme Court decision to permit states to move forward with sales tax collection from online retailers.“It will further level the playing [...]

2018-06-21T11:30:32-04:00June 21st, 2018|