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Pennsylvania Introduces Click-Through-Nexus Bill

Pennsylvania Introduces Click-Through-Nexus Bill

On October 3rd the Pennsylvania House introduced HB 14, an affiliate/click-through nexus bill. If the bill is enacted as it is currently drafted, it would expand the definition of “maintaining a place of business in this Commonwealth” for sales & use tax purposes to include the following provisions: – A click-through nexus provision; – A provision … Read More

Main Street Fairness Act Introduced in The Michigan Legislature

Main Street Fairness Act Introduced in The Michigan Legislature

Legislation was introduced on Tuesday by Michigan State Representatives Kowall and Ananich that would close a legal loophole that allows retailers such as Amazon to sell products online to Michigan residents without collecting state tax. The bill known as the Michigan Main Street Fairness Act is based on similar laws passed in other states and would expand … Read More

California – affiliate nexus law put on hold for a year- legislators make deal with Amazon

California – affiliate nexus law put on hold for a year- legislators make deal with Amazon

California Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 155 (AB 155) on Friday, September 23rd.  The deal made between Amazon and California legislators is that they will work together to get a uniform federal standard for taxing internet sales passed in Congress and Amazon will drop the ballot initiative to get the affiliate nexus tax put … Read More

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