E-Taxes Cometh

from the declare-the-pennies-on-your-eyes dept

Four states are testing out systems for charging taxes online. This article requires an annoying ‘free registration’, so I’ll summarize it: Wisconsin, Kansas, Michigan and North Carolina are working with Esalestax.com to make it easier for states to collect taxes and get around a 1992 Supreme Court ruling that prohibits a state from collecting taxes from a company that isn’t physically located in the state. A bunch of states have joined the Streamlined Sales Tax Project in order to make e-taxes a reality. They’re planning on getting things working in December and reviewing the legislation in January.
So get your holiday shopping done now!

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