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Amazon is taking its fight to the people of California, not the courts, to overturn new click-through nexus

Amazon is taking its fight to the people of California, not the courts, to overturn new click-through nexus

Amazon wants California voters to strike down the new click-through nexus law. Amazon filed a petition to get a measure on the California ballot to ask voters to repeal the new rule that requires all companies with in-state affiliates to collect sales tax.  The company has until September to gather 504,760 signatures to qualify the … Read More

California Clarifies New Nexus Requirements

California Clarifies New Nexus Requirements

Signed by Governor Brown on June 28th L. 2001, AB28 (1st Extra. Sess.) expands California’s use tax registration requirements to large out-of-state retailers that were previously not required to collect use tax on sales through mail order, telephone orders, or the Internet to California customers. This legislation, which was effective upon signature, provides that: A “retailer … Read More

California passes Amazon tax law effective July 1st

California passes Amazon tax law effective July 1st

California passed affiliate nexus tax legislation yesterday (AB 153, AB 155 and SB 234).  Effective July 1st, the new rule requires out of state retailers to collect sales tax on purchases made over the internet by their California click-through customers.  California is the largest state to pass such legislation and now joins several other states … Read More