Entries by Carl Szabo

BNA Bloomberg – Tax Reporting Laws ‘Disappear’ if High Court Reverses

BNA Bloomberg – Tax Reporting Laws ‘Disappear’ if High Court Reverses Some legislators in Colorado are also raising privacy concerns, vocalized by retail groups like NetChoice Inc., arguing consumers might not like it that information about their online purchases—including total amounts spent, shipping addresses and billing addresses—is forwarded to the state. READ MORE

BNA Bloomberg – Colorado Senate OKs Bill Nixing Reporting for Remote Sales

BNA Bloomberg – Colorado Senate OKs Bill Nixing Reporting for Remote Sales Under that change, the state would be “educating instead of penalizing consumers,” Amy Stephens, principal in the public policy and regulation practice at Dentons in Denver, told Bloomberg BNA April 17. Stephens is a lobbyist representing NetChoice, a prime advocate of the bill […]

Business Advocate – States’ online tax laws continue to prompt lawsuits

Business Advocate –  States’ online tax laws continue to prompt lawsuits We addressed that case most recently last month, at which time we also noted that a NetChoice executive criticized Colorado’s sales tax notice and reporting requirements, which were challenged but ultimately upheld in Direct Marketing Association v. Brohl, as “tattle-tale.” READ MORE

BNA Bloomberg – States, Retailers Continue to Spar as Online Sales Grow

BNA Bloomberg – States, Retailers Continue to Spar as Online Sales Grow “You are going to unleash a crimson tide of federal legislation by overturning Quill,” Steve DelBianco, executive director of NetChoice, a coalition of e-commerce companies and trade groups, said. “Overturning Quill unleashes the states to pursue no simplification whatsoever and to send auditors […]

BNA Bloomberg – Online Sales Tax Rule Suspended in Tennessee

BNA Bloomberg – Online Sales Tax Rule Suspended in Tennessee “In granting this injunction, the Tennessee court matched the reasoning in South Dakota’s court, holding that a bald-faced challenge to 150 years of federal doctrine cannot be enforced until lawsuits are concluded,” Steve DelBianco, executive director of NetChoice, told Bloomberg BNA in an email. “State […]

Carter Shelton – Call off the Dogs! Agreed Order in Tennessee Economic Nexus Case Prevents State From Enforcing New Regulation

Carter Shelton – Call off the Dogs! Agreed Order in Tennessee Economic Nexus Case Prevents State From Enforcing New Regulation That’s right, Tennessee’s efforts towards enforcing economic nexus for remote/online retailers has been put on hold as the parties have entered into an agreed order to prevent the Department of Revenue from enforcing the new […]

Minnesotans Do Not Support Online Marketplace Tax Proposal, New Study from NetChoice and Americans for Tax Reform Finds

Minnesota state legislators’ push to impose unprecedented sales tax obligations on Internet marketplaces has little support from Minnesotans, according to a new poll jointly released by NetChoice and Americans for Tax Reform (ATR). Only nine percent of Minnesotans think that the current online sales tax collection process needs to change. Yet, leaders of Minnesota’s legislative […]