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California Passes a 1 Year Reprieve of Affiliate Nexus Tax

California Passes a 1 Year Reprieve of Affiliate Nexus Tax

The California legislature has passed a bill (A155) that would repeal the Amazon nexus law for one year while Amazon lobbies for a Federal solution. The law, which is a deal brokered by California retailers and Amazon, will go into immediate effect upon the signature of Governor Brown. If Congress enacts a federal law allowing states to require … Read More

District of Columbia Issues Guidance on Sales Tax on Armored Car, Private Investigation, and Security Services

District of Columbia Issues Guidance on Sales Tax on Armored Car, Private Investigation, and Security Services

As was mentioned in an earlier post effective October 1, 2011, the District of Columbia sales and use tax will apply to sales of armored car, private investigation, and security services at the general 6% rate. These changes were enacted as part of the budget support legislation. Guidance issued by the Office of Tax and Revenue … Read More

Indiana Issues Directive on Electronically Transferred Products

Indiana Issues Directive on Electronically Transferred Products

The Indiana Department of Revenue has issued Directive No. 41, 09/01/2011 concerning the taxability of products transferred electronically. In order to be in compliance with the SSUTA, effective September 1, 2011, the Department may impose sales and use tax on products transferred electronically only if the products meet the definition of specified digital products, ancillary … Read More