Entries by Carl Szabo

BNA Bloomberg – Digital Sales Tax Bill Set for House Subcommittee Hearing

BNA Bloomberg – Digital Sales Tax Bill Set for House Subcommittee Hearing “We’re relieved to see that Congress is waking up to the problems caused when states reach across borders to regulate and tax businesses in the country,” Steve DelBianco, executive director of NetChoice, told Bloomberg BNA in a July 18 email. “It’s reached a […]

BNA Bloomberg – Washington’s Marketplace Sales Tax Law Heading for Battle

BNA Bloomberg – Washington’s Marketplace Sales Tax Law Heading for Battle “We definitely anticipate a legal challenge,” Steve DelBianco, executive director of the e-commerce trade association NetChoice, told Bloomberg BNA July 10. “NetChoice and the American Catalog Mailers Association are now developing legal arguments and raising funding for a lawsuit.” … DelBianco said Washington’s $10,000 […]

Forbes – Amazon Prime Day Deals Aren’t Tax-Free In 2017

Forbes – Amazon Prime Day Deals Aren’t Tax-Free In 2017 NetChoice, a trade association of Internet companies and organizations, and American Catalog Mailers Association (“ACMA”), a trade association representing the interests of companies, individuals, and organizations engaged in and supporting catalog marketing, disagreed. In June, the two organizations filed suit to stop the new rule from taking […]

Don’t Mess With Taxes – Amazon Prime Day and Washington’s new marketplace, tattle-tale law shine spotlight on online sales tax collection

Don’t Mess With Taxes – Amazon Prime Day and Washington’s new marketplace, tattle-tale law shine spotlight on online sales tax collection NetChoice, a trade association focusing on electronic commerce, reportedly is developing legal arguments and rounding up money to challenge the plan. “Washington is not likely to see any new revenue from this law, since […]

BNA Bloomberg – Indiana Caught in Web of Digital Sales Tax Lawsuits

BNA Bloomberg – Indiana Caught in Web of Digital Sales Tax Lawsuits The complaint filed by Washington-based NetChoice and the American Catalog Mailers Association (ACMA) asks an Indiana trial court to strike down the state’s recently passed gross retail tax that applies to sellers without a physical presence in the state ( Am. Catalog Mailers […]

BNA Bloomberg – Wyoming Boots Up Online Sales Tax Lawsuit, Joins Four Others

BNA Bloomberg – Wyoming Boots Up Online Sales Tax Lawsuit, Joins Four Others Steve DelBianco, executive director of NetChoice, said Wyoming won’t be able to compel online retailers to collect the tax while the case is litigated. The law originally required retailers to commence complying on July 1. “By operation of the underlying statute, enforcement […]

The regulatory landscape facing ride-share drivers

Technology has given us more freedom to choose the way we work, live, travel, and shop.  But many Americans are hitting bureaucratic roadblocks on their way find full-and part-time work with peer-to-peer services like Lyft, Postmates, and Handy.  These roadblocks are not just bad for workers, but also for consumers, commerce, and the tax revenue […]