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Congressman Debuts Second Online Tax Bill in Three Months (1)

Nov. 29, 2018, 2:58 PMUpdated: Nov. 29, 2018, 10:01 PM

Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) has introduced yet another online sales tax bill.

The Congressman introduced the No Retroactive Online Taxation Act of 2018 Nov. 29, a new online sales tax bill that would prohibit states from imposing sales tax collection duties on remote sellers for any sale that occurred prior to June 21, 2018—the day the U.S. Supreme Court delivered the Wayfair decision.

“Merchants and sellers should not have a tax liability for a sale that occurred when a tax was not applicable,” Sensenbrenner told Bloomberg Tax in an emailed statement. “While there are still disagreements around the broader issues...

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