Supreme Court Not Delivering For Amazon

Supreme Court Let’s New York Amazon Ruling Stand The U.S. Supreme Court has denied the petition of Amazon.com and Overstock.com to review the New York high court’s decision to uphold its Amazon-tax statute.  The statute, the first of many in the nation, defined an in-state retailer for purposes of collecting sales tax to include a…

New York High Court Rejects Amazon Tax Challenge

New York’s Court of Appeal Upholds NY Amazon Tax 4-1 The whole gymnastics over the Amazon tax stems from a Supreme Court case (Quill v North Dakota) which established a bright line test that a physical presence was required before an out of state retailer should be required to collect sales tax. In upholding the…

TOP STORY: PEAK AMAZON SEASON

PEAK AMAZON SEASON 5 New State Laws and Cal Bill Sent to Governor On Thursday the California legislature responded to Governor Jerry Brown’s budget veto by passing a new budget that included Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner’s Amazon Tax bill (AB 153)once again (and two companion measures having the same result through expanding sales tax to anyone…

Amazon Tax Gaining Traction

From 9/21 Cyber Report This year legislatures in California, Hawaii, North Carolina and Rhode Island followed New York’s lead in passing the “Amazon Tax”, although the legislation was vetoed in California and Hawaii. You can expect even more states to consider this issue next year, as not only will state?s fiscal predicament be even worse…