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State of Wayfair: Louisiana Looking at 2020 (2)

June 6, 2019, 4:44 PMUpdated: June 6, 2019, 8:42 PM

Louisiana is taking the long road to remote sales tax collection.

The state has set a deadline of July 1, 2020 to finalize a system for remote sellers to collect and remit sales tax in the state, under legislation headed to Gov. John Bel Edwards (D).

Louisiana has never enforced a 2018 remote sales tax law for out-of-state sellers with over $100,000 in gross sales or at least 200 transactions for delivery in the state in a calendar year. For remote sellers who are voluntarily remitting taxes, the commission is collecting an 8.45% sales tax rate, with 4.45% going to...

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