Daily Tax Report: State

Sales Surging, Online Sellers Face Expiring Virus Tax Deferrals

July 10, 2020, 7:32 PM

The Week in Wayfair: The world of e-commerce selling is still adapting to the U.S. Supreme Court’s groundbreaking 2018 ruling in South Dakota v. Wayfair, which permitted states to impose tax collection duties on remote retailers based on economic activity in a state rather than physical presence. Activity in Colorado and software company attention to senators’ questions are of interest this week as states continue to tap into connections between online commerce and taxes.

Covid-related tax relief measures are slowing down, creating anxiety for small businesses that are scrambling to comply with Wayfair-inspired remote sales tax requirements, said...

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